Monthly Archives: April 2015
This afternoon the boys thought we should have some chickens in the woods. They built a brilliant home for them, it had an indoor space, a food space and an outside play area. Do you know what the name of a chicken house is called? They had to move lots of equipment so worked out … Continue reading
Gabe had his first session in the woods this morning. I showed him how to tie an elephant knot and helped him once. After this he was able to tie them himself. Â It was tricky but he persevered. Â Gabe worked out if he made a ramp it would make it easier to roll things up … Continue reading
Some of our Â children from Rising Stars came with us to the woods this morning. We had lots of fun, the children played lots of different things once we got in the woods. The children were fabulous playing the 123 game. They are really good at stopping when the whistle blows. We pretended to be … Continue reading
What a fabulous afternoon in the woods! Year four were excellent learners this afternoon, they listened carefully as I explained how to plan their dens. First they would have to put themselves in to groups and choose who they were going to work with. Next they needed to find a suitable site for their den, … Continue reading
Year six collaborated this afternoon to work out the approximate age of different trees in our woods. We were impressed with how the children worked through the formula to calculate the ages. Some children really stood out this afternoon as brilliant learners. We love a bit of den making too so the children made dens … Continue reading
I loved watching the children from F 2 playing together in the woods. They collaborated to work things out and made games up together.
F2 had a fantastic time in the woods yesterday, they were very daring climbing trees. The children worked out how to get up and even more importantly they worked out how to get back down safely.
Cody played with the pirates. He built a boat and they sailed to an island. Cody built a camp fire for them to get warm.