Monthly Archives: May 2017
Look at the awesome learners in the woods today.
The weather has been glorious, the sun was shining but the woods were lovely and cool under the shade of the leaves. Everyone has been so busy today stretching different learning muscles. I took different resources to the woods today, crayons and papers, spades, magnifying glasses, some hammers, things to make bird feeders and some … Continue reading
This afternoon year 3 AB went back to the Stone Age and tried some different activities. They created some cave paintings using charcoal and sandpaper and extracted dye from leaves. They even tried to start a fire using sticks.
There was lots of collaboration this morning in the woods. The groups stretched their collaboration muscles to complete different tasks.
This afternoon we listened to the Gruffalo’s Child story and thought about where the different animals might live. The older children helped the little ones to find good places to make homes for their characters. We are so impressed with the year 5 children they are really thoughtful and patient and stretch their empathy muscles … Continue reading
This afternoon was one of those times I wish I could have caught on camera. The year 6 group were practising using the fire steel, some of them hadn’t used it before. Csaba started off saying this isn’t working, and joking that he would never manage it. Perseverance is the key, it only looks easy … Continue reading
Stone Age morning is always one of my favourite mornings in the woods. I love it because I learn new things about Stone Age times but I think the reason I enjoy it so much is because the children come up with lots of ideas and persevere to problem solve to make things without the … Continue reading
Last week a group from year 6 celebrated finishing their SATs in the woods. They enjoyed relaxing! Oakley persevered to safely build a small fire. Our year 5 / day care group made bird feeders and went on a Gruffalo hunt.
The weather has been great this week and the woods have been buzzing. There have been lots of different groups who have been stretching lots of learning muscles. Have a look at some of the pictures to see what we have been getting up to. Which learning muscles do you think we hve been stretching?
Y2 SJ had a go at the collaboration hoop challenge. They struggled at first to get the hoop moving around the circle. Once they started to share ideas of how to move the hoop on they quickly managed to complete the task. After this we went in to the woods to explore woodland habitats.