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Soggy Socks!

We have thoroughly enjoyed investigating capacity this week! We have poured, tipped, transferred and transported lots of water, measuring and comparing bowls, jugs, buckets and bottles! We were really good at making estimations about how much each different container...

Sandy Seashells

We have been decorating sea shells using sand art techniques. We designed our own patterns and worked on one section of our shell at a time to create the effect that we had planned. We used a mixture of sand and glitter, experimenting with colour, texture and shape....

Amazing Adaptations

In our science topic this week we have been learning all about how animals adapt to their environment either physically or by altering their behaviour. We then looked at the rainforest environment and were given the task of designing a brand new species of animal that...

Puppet Show

This week we made our own puppets. Some of us chose hand puppets and some chose stick puppets. A few of us made sock puppets. We designed them first, listing the materials and drawing a design. We tried to copy our designs. some of us made changes and improvements and...

Sunflower Power

We planted sunflower seeds, thinking about what they need to grow. We have taken them home. In July, we will measure them and see who has the tallest sunflower. The tallest flower wins a prize. We looked at Va Gogh's sunflower paintings. We used torn paper to make the...

What’s in the garden?

We planned and made our own fairy garden in small groups. First we, each, designed and made an object for the garden. The we built the using soil, gravel, coloured stones and other objects. We added our things to the garden. we sprinkled on some cress and mustard...

Thaumatrophe trickery

We learnt that  toys in Edwardian time were very simple and sometimes home made. We made a thaumatrope using card and string. We drew a picture of a flower on one side of the card and a bee on the other. We added string to each end. We went spun our thaumatropes and...

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