Monthly Archives: March 2016
We have had an eggy kind of day today in the woods. Year 2 really impressed me with how absorbed they were building nests for the eggs they found in the woods. I saw some amazing collaboration and some fabulous ideas. All of the nests were different, it was great to see all the amazing … Continue reading
Yesterday was a chilly but sunny and dry day in the woods. In the morning the children’s centre stretched their noticing muscles looking for living things in the woods. We noticed lots of new buds and leaves starting to grow on the trees. The nettles are also starting to grow . I love the changes … Continue reading
After some games of hide no seek we went to the fire circle for hot pop and marshmallows. The boys had rely impressed me with the choices they had been making without having to be reminded how to keep themselves no each other safe. Sometimes it looks easy when I use the fire steel to … Continue reading
This morning we thought about some of the animals that live in our woods. We also thought about some of the things that they eat. We made some bird feeders to hang up in the woods.
I see lots of different learning in the woods. Lots of different learning muscles are stretched each and every day. I was wondering which learning muscles get stretched most in the activities we do in the woods. Do you think it is the same for all of the different classes. When you have been to … Continue reading
Once again we had a super afternoon with year four and some of our little children from the children’s centre. The adults spent much of the afternoon talking about how amazing it is to see how they older children become brilliant role models for the younger children. I’ve loved seeing this group grow, not only … Continue reading
A massive thank you to all of our families who came along to mini explorers this morning. We had a brilliant time looking for teddy bears and bug. We also made bird feeders and of course we played in the mud kitchen.
This morning Zack and Harrison were in the woods. They should me excitedly because they had found something. As I got to them they were so excited to tell me they had found the Magic Faraway Tree. They told me they knew that it was the tree because there were lots of characters from the … Continue reading
Well it was freezing today, but it didn’t put us off having fun in the woods. We had some visitors from other schools today. They had come along to find out some of the things we do in our woods and get some ideas to take back to their own schools. I had a fabulous … Continue reading
It was a very ‘piratie’ day in the woods yesterday. Following on from our start to book week we stayed with the pirate theme. It was brilliant to see how the children from F1SJ and F1 afternoon group were able to stretch their imagination muscles and become pirates. I really loved hearing how some of … Continue reading