Monthly Archives: October 2015
Thank you to everyone who came along to the first day of our outdoor learning/forest school taster course. It was great to see so many of you, I hope you found something useful from today that you can take back to your own settings. Thank you for being so hands on and enthusiastic. I hope … Continue reading
We had a wet and muddy afternoon today. I loved seeing how some of the children explored pouring water down different tubes t different angles. Sometimes the water run down much faster the other times. Hey might this be ?
We have been using our small area in the woods with F1, as some of the children had not been in our woods before we wanted to build their confidence before moving to the bigger area where there is. Lot more space to explore. Today we went to the bigger area and we were so … Continue reading
This morning the boys were doing some risky stuff, some of them climbed trees, some played tig, some used to knives. I wasn’t worried though because the boys remember how to keep safe. I have been impressed it’s how the boys have carried on with whittling the things that are making.
Cirp were fabulous this morning, they imagined the woods was a swamp, the boys had to collaborate to build a trackÂ so that they could travel through theÂ woods without touching theÂ floor. There was so much collaboration that they made it look easy. The boys really persevered with some parts to make sure they would be … Continue reading
This morning we used the kelly kettle to make hot chocolate, we had to really think about making the right choices because it could be very dangerous if we make the wrong choices when we use the kettle and fire. We thought a lot about consequences for making right and wrong choices. I was very … Continue reading
This afternoon we looked under logs and found lots of different bugs.
F2 were brilliant at noticing different sounds this morning. They also noticed how the grass felt, the children used some brilliant describing words. I was really impressed with how all of the children kept safe in the woods, especially as some of them had never been before.