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Foundation Group Hungry Caterpillar

Monday, 18 April 2016

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Group 1 from Oaks and Firs really enjoyed listening to and helping to retell the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

In small teams, the children looked all around the forest to find the hidden pictures from the story, that matched their group’s picture board.

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Then they chose what to do…some children made this brilliant (and very big) caterpillar.

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Isn’t he amazing! Everyone enjoyed looking at him…and walking along his back.

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These children decided to make some more food for the caterpillar in case he got hungry again!

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…and there’s always time for fun and games before the morning is over!

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Foundation Group Fun

Monday, 18 April 2016

This term, our youngest children in Oaks and Firs are taking part in Forest School sessions.

Group 2 had a wonderful morning making mud. They transferred soil into a big tray, all took a turn to add and mix in water, stirred the mud (and felt and investigated and played with it!) and then used the mud to paint beautiful pictures.

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A great time was had by all. As well as smiles and fun and lots of exploration.

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Two thank-you’s…for our tippy tap and our visit to Sutton Park!

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Our first thank-you in the Summer Term, goes to Mr. Mundye and Isabella, and to Zach too, for going into school with Mrs. Smith over the Easter break to construct our exciting new tippy-tap! It has proved to be very popular in our first week back…the children are really enjoying standing on the lever to tip the bottle, and using the warm water inside to wash their hands before snack time.

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The second thank-you is for Daniel, a park ranger at Sutton Park, who gave us a lovely morning out! He explained about different trees, and helped the children to identify a silver birch. We walked to some heath land, collecting pine cones and discovering new baby trees and some pony poo on the way!

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Then Daniel helped us to find a good sized tree to cut down.

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We watched him cut down the tree…it was exciting when it started to lean and fall! Then we looked at the stump and counted the rings. We think it was 23 years old.

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Everyone worked together to carry the heavy tree up the hill to the path, then we all took turns sawing the tree into logs.

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Lastly, we carried our logs back to the minibus and took them back to school. We will use them to make wood cookies during the term.

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