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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Look!

Look how busy the children from our Children’s Centre were this afternoon.

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Absorbed using tools

You only have to look at the pictures to see how absorbed this morning’s group were in the woods. They had to listen very carefully while I described and demonstrated how to use the tools safely. I knew they had been listening because they were very safe using the tools.

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Thursday afternoon gang

We had lots of fun this afternoon, we were so busy. Even though the children were very busy it didn’t stop them listening and making the right choices. I loved that everyone painted their name in mud without being asked. I saw some super perseverance this afternoon, it is really difficult to balance a crate … Continue reading »

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Fixing the den together

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Mark making in the woods

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Absorbed in the chilly woods

This afternoon the boys wanted to use hammers and saws in the woods. Some of the children had done this before, for some of them it was something new. We talked about how practice can make things easier, and how we learn skills by persevering and practicing. Even though the boys found sawing quite difficult … Continue reading »

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Creative F1

F1 have been making things to hang on our trees today. We wonder if they will still be there next week or if the squirrel will have taken them to decorate his home.

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Pulleys, parachutes and good ideas

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Nests for Plop

Year 1 are learning about Plop, the owl who was afraid of the dark. That s a little unfortunate for an owl because they are nocturnal. The children explained to me what nocturnal means, do you know? Plop is a baby owl, we discussed where he came from. The children then thought about why birds … Continue reading »

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Talking about sizes

F2 have been thinking about sizes this week in maths. Yesterday I saw them finding things that were taller or shorter than themselves. In the woods today some of the children made their face or a name label from clay. They measured themselves against tall trees and put their label on the tree to show … Continue reading »

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