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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Den making

We managed to make a den before it got really cold and wet.  Just as we were taking it down it got really windy so we all had to collaborate to make sure the tarpaulins didn’t blow away.  Our hands were so cold that we had to really persevere.

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Christmas stars

This afternoon I went to the woods with a group from year three.  We collected sticks and then it started to rain fast so we sent to shelter in the shed. It was a tight fit but at least we were keeping dry. We used the sticks to make stars, we decorated them and took … Continue reading »

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A cold and windy morning

This morning it was freezing cold in the woods but we made sure we were wrapped up warm .  Kyle and Harrison played a game, they chose wooden letters and thought of words that made them think about forest school.  Harrison got a really difficult letter. It was Q. I was really impressed when he … Continue reading »

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Joint winners

Year 6 did some really good collaboration this afternoon making dens. It was really good to see some of the children working with others who they don’t usually play with.  Tidying up was a dream, I have never seen it done so quickly! Now I know how well you can do it I will expect … Continue reading »

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More stick people

F1 morning group came to the woods today.  They stretched their noticing muscles to find sticks so that they could make Stick Men. The children persevered and asked for help. When the children had made their  men they took them through the woods to explore.  

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Stick people

F1 braved the cold for a little bit this afternoon.  They got wrapped up warm and put their wellies on and went to the woods.  They stretched their noticing muscles to find sticks to make stick people just like Stick Man in their story. The wind was icy cold so we took our hot pop … Continue reading »

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Absorbed

Cirp and year 1 were super learners this morning.  They really stretched their absorption muscles. We were exploring and playing in the woods when Cody found a piece of shiny ribbon and two sticks.  He persevered to tie them together,  the other children noticed this and wanted to do the same. We went to get … Continue reading »

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We have new leaders

I think it was the coldest afternoon we have had in the woods his year, it was freezing cold!  That made me think that year five might rush with the tidying away and miss lots of rope and tarpaulins. They did tidy quickly, and worked as a team to make sure they got everything. They … Continue reading »

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Grown ups in the woods

This morning some learners doing a course in early years came to the woods.  We were looking at how important the outdoors is for learning and exploring some of the reasons why things may be different outdoors.  We talked about child led learning and how opportunities and experiences can be provided to cover all areas … Continue reading »

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More aliens with f2

Brrrrrr it has been freezing this afternoon but that didn’t stop f2 from stretching their noticing muscles. We had to find all of the pants that the pesky alien had lost in the woods.  The children had to think of different ways to get the pants down from trees.  We stretched our imagination muscles lots … Continue reading »

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