Monthly Archives: March 2015
Thank you to everyone who joined us after school today for Now I am 4.Â It was lovely to welcome some new friends to our woods.Â We enjoyed playing in the mud, making mud pies, splashing in muddy puddle, hunting for the Gruffalo, climbing trees and of course having hot pop and marshmallows around the campfire. … Continue reading
Wow! Another noisy but very busy morning in the woods with F2. We experimented in the woods, finding lots of different ways to make sounds. The children were super learners, they created lots of different sounds and made different instruments. Once again we had some budding musicians and rock stars. Watch the video and see … Continue reading
this afternoon we thought about how important it is to manage distractions and listen closely to instructions. I demonstrated and explained how to tie an elephant knot and then the boys demonstrated and explained to me how to do it.
This afternoon we used plaster of Paris, we mixed a solid with a liquid. It made a liquid, but when we left it,it turned into a solid. The boys decided to build a den while they waited. Soon their den transformed into a camp, and the boys had different roles, some went hunting and fishing, … Continue reading
This afternoon the children got busy with different things, everyone climbed a tree. We were careful to find out which branches were dead, this is important because they may snap off if we hold on to them. Ayo and Lewis found some bamboo tubes and fitted them onto the house front to catch rain, they … Continue reading
This week is science week in school. Today we have been thinking about sounds in the woods. We used our hands to make a rainstorm, I was really pleased with how the children were able to copy what I was doing. This afternoon F1 were so good they made it rain for real! We explored … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning for mini explorers. We had good fun looking for he characters from the Gruffalo story and cooking in the Gruffalo’s kitchen, it got messy! Have a look at the video and see if you can spot the Gruffalo or maybe a mouse and a snake!
It was quite a quiet afternoon in the woods yesterday, except for lots of laughter. The boys collected different things and decided to build a football stadium – look at Jack’s face when he found a big slug when he picked a tyre up! Once they’d built their stadium they found a ball in the … Continue reading
Two groups went to the woods from the children’s centre today. We had such good fun. The children did lots of talking, it was fantastic to hear them using lots of action words. Have a look at the pictures and see what actions you can see us doing. The children found some sticks and pretended … Continue reading
Cody stretched his imagination muscle this morning. He made a story about a dragon who tried to set fire to a house. We decided to make an animation of it. Here’s Cody’s animation.