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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Amazing perseverance

Year three are doing some work bout construction. They told me that they are going to be making bird boxes using wood, nils nd homers. This forenoon we were going to construct  triangle from sticks using string. To do this the children had to learn how to do a really tricky knot called a clove … Continue reading »

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Cirp get busy

we had a lovely morning today. The boys started by making some devocations for the trees, but quickly decided they were going to make things for the birds to perch on. They had to alter the original design so that it would be suitable. We also did some climbing, and lots of talking! I was … Continue reading »

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Year six dens

Year 6 were making dens this afternoon, they planned where and how they were going to build them before starting. There was some great collaboration in some of the groups. Have a look at the pictures of some of what they did. “YOUR WORDS HERE…” Can you think of a caption for the picture? Leave … Continue reading »

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Science in the woods

Year two were fantastic learners this afternoon. They stretched lots of learning muscles. I wonder if they could tell you which learning muscles they think they stretched this afternoon. We were thinking about properties of materials. Have a look at the pictures to see what we did. IT GOT MESSY! This is year 2’s own … Continue reading »

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Building homes for Sunny

Year 1 have been thinking about Sunny the meerkat. He sent us a letter telling us he would like us to build him a new house. We collaborated to find the perfect place to build a house for him, and then we made a plan of what we would build. Once we had done this … Continue reading »

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Decorating the woods

We noticed some buds starting to grow on the trees and decided we would make some decorations to hang on the trees until the leaves start to fully grow back.  We are going to look next week to see if they are still there, but we think the squirrel might take some or the wind … Continue reading »

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Taking the forest home

This really made me smile when one of the mums showed me some photographs of her boys at home. “they said they made a fire and eating marshmallows in woods just like Gilly”. Look at the detail, they really must have been stretching their noticing muscles in the woods, and this looks like they had … Continue reading »

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After school club

It was our first after school club today, and what good fun it was.  Children from year 1 and 2 joined me in the woods. We had lots of fun making dens , climbing trees and using sticks, clay and string to make things. I really enjoy sessions when I can get different things out … Continue reading »

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Creative F1

F1 were super absorbed this  afternoon making decorations for the trees. The children had to really stretch their perseverance muscles, especially when they were fastening them onto the trees.   0

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