Monthly Archives: January 2015
This morning we thought about the best shape roof to put on a shelter if it was going to snow or rain. We decided that sloping sides would be the best – can you think what shape this would make.
This afternoon we planned to make bows and arrows, we didn’t have time to finish everything because of the snow. We stayed out in the snow, but the snow made it difficult to find suitable sticks to use. We had to cut some small branches from trees using the loppers. When we finish them next … Continue reading
We drew shapes in the snow this morning and then played a game trying to find them. We used sticks for magic wands, some sticks were big and some were little. We tried to make a snow man but the snow just wouldn’t work, I wonder why that was. Have you got any ideas?
This afternoon the weather wasn’t very nice. It was windy, cold and there was even hail stone. I asked the girls if they wanted to go to the woods to make dens like we had planned or if they would rather stay inside and do an activity Â They all said “the woods!” Â So off … Continue reading
This morning we talked about consequences and how when you do something it often affects other people. This can be in a good way and sometimes not so good. We thought about what can happen if we don’t make the right choices. In the woods we have seen that people have been leaving lots of … Continue reading
This afternoon we did problem solving, we were making bows and arrows but we had to work lots of things out. The first arrows the boys made didn’t fire as well as they wanted them to, so they had to work out the reasons for this. Once they thought they knew the reason, they were … Continue reading
I love being in the woods, and I really love being in the woods with this group. They always ask lots of good questions, and they are able to try and find out the answers for themselves. Someone asked if worms have eyes, Jessica said she knew how to find out, and went to look … Continue reading
Some of f1 really stretched their perseverance muscles in the woods. They were trying to use the tyre swing. It looks easy but it isn’t, especially when you only have little legs.
This morning was another fantastic morning in the woods. The children really stretched their imagination muscles. There was a dragon and some fairies in the woods, some of the boys found them and built an island for them. There was so much chattering and pretending when they were playing. You might have heard us in … Continue reading