Outdoor Learning

Chinese New Year!

We have been busy all week making some Chinese dragons and today we had our own parade to celebrate Chinese new year. Afterwards we took advantage of the beautiful sunshine and spent the day outside. We painted Chinese symbols, used our senses to  explore noodles and...

Rain play!

We have spent most of today experimenting and playing in the rain. We had fun mixing paint, 'making' cups of tea with real tea bags and jumping in puddles! We are looking forward to next week as we will be continuing to find out about Chinese New Year and...

Awesome Area in Elms

This morning in Elms, we have been finding the area of irregular shapes. We looked at strategies to help us to be accurate in doing so, then went and gathered leaves outside before applying our strategies to find the approximate area of our leaves. Article 28: You...

Feeding the birds!

In nursery this week we have been learning about winter birds and how to feed them well. We made bird cakes using lard, cheese, raisons and bird seed and hung them in our nursery garden. We took part in the RSPB bird watch and spotted wood pigeons, magpies, blackbirds...

Owls outside

Maths this week saw Owls counting in multiples of 2, 5 and 10. We did some outdoor learning by making a giant number square of multiples of 2, chalking patterns, making human number lines in multiples of 2's and...

Fun in the snow!

We have had a lovely time learning and playing out in the snow.  We especially enjoyed making snowballs.  We worked out how to make them bigger by rolling them in the snow! The Ladybirds also worked together to create their own little snowman! He even had a carrot for...

Let It Snow!

During Golden Time, Windy Nook's children wrapped up and ventured out to have fun in the snow. Snowmen, snowball fights, snow angels - the Nookers did the lot! It was the perfect way to end another week of hard work from our children. However you plan to enjoy the...

KS1 Golden Time snow fun!

Article 23: You have the right to live a full life Golden time today took place outside in the snow. In KS1 we had loads of fun running around, building snowmen and even making some snow...

Playing in a winter wonderland!

The children in Dragonflies loved playing and investigating in the snow last week. They created super snow sculptures, opened a snow cafe and threw snowballs at targets. Article 31: You have the right to play and...

Fun in the snow!

The first snow of 2019 created an enormous amount of excitement and even more fun! We caught snow flakes on our tongues, made our own snow slide, made snow angels and made marks in the snow. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be...

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