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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Super learners

F2 started their sessions in the woods this week. What amazing learners they were. I think we are going to have such a good time and see some awesome learning. Today the children showed me how brilliant they are at listening and following directions. This is a great skill to have for learning, it is … Continue reading »

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Super start to the week.

Cody found things he thought were interesting to make a decoration for the woods.  He was so pleased with it that he decided to take it home.

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Super learners

The children from the Children’s Centre were super learners in the woods. When they found some logs and crates they sat themselves down and decided to try to be quiet and stretch their noticing muscles. They were listening for different sounds. What things do you think they heard? What sounds have you heard when you … Continue reading »

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Hedgehogs

This afternoon, between turns on the tyre swing, the girls were busy being creative with clay. They found that the little  pine needles mde good spikes. One of the girls asked a really good question? “Why are hedgehogs called hedgehogs?” We came up with some ideas, but we weren’t able to check them out in … Continue reading »

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Playing together

f1 were playing together in the woods this morning. They had fun exploring and playing in the mud kitchen.

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Hammers, nails and planes

Luke and Logan were using the hammers this afternoon. They found out that they had to persevere to be able to hammer the nails in. I helped a little, but the boys really collaborated to support each other when they got stuck. Look at these photos of them building their model aeroplanes. I was really … Continue reading »

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Music and pancakes in the woods

This afternoon we were going to create decorative mobiles to hang in the woods, but one of the group asked if they could make some instruments in the trees. It turns out that there is a music tree in the woods! Using a stick, the children found that each branch made a different sound when … Continue reading »

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Remembering

Harrison wanted to make a beeper like the one Kyle made last week. Kyle had to remember what he did to make his so that he could help Harrison. He had to think about what order he did the different things.

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I am lost for words

I really am lost for the right words to say how pleased I am with Taran and Tyler.  They have been such super learners in the woods again. Last week they started to make a model house, this week they finished it. I am really impressed with their collaboration, and I have noticed how their … Continue reading »

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Playing and lots of learning

Today was the last session with this group until the summer. We decided to play this morning and think about the things we have done in the woods in the last few weeks. The children quickly became absorbed in their games and they were still learning lots. They made links to things they had done … Continue reading »

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