Charcoal Art and Problem Solving

Charcoal Art and Problem Solving

This week we identified leaves and sketched them with charcoal. Using a variety materials they made dens and had to problem solve a way to transport water through guttering. Oak Class used their knot skills to make Forest School games.
Forest School with Oak Class

Forest School with Oak Class

Oak Class have worked hard during their second week of Forest Schools. The children foraged for Elderflower in preparation for making Elderflower cordial. They quickly learnt the rules and routines of the forest and have already started using a range of tools to make...
Dandelion Honey

Dandelion Honey

This week the children foraged for dandelions in our forest school area to make dandelion honey. They all tasted the finished product and then compared it with the wild garlic oil we made last week. Dandelion honey was the favourite, with some children asking for the...
Minibeasts and a visit from Blu

Minibeasts and a visit from Blu

We have started our new topic ‘Minibeasts’ this week in Rowan class and have enjoyed a visit to Forest School, where we observed minibeasts using magnifying glasses. We also took woodland swatches to help us identify minibeasts. The children then drew and...
Bug Hotel

Bug Hotel

Cherry class braved the cold weather and finished their Bug Hotel this week. Earlier in our sessions we observed frog spawn in the pond and this week we saw tadpoles. We are looking forward to following the lifecycle of a frog throughout spring and summer. A great six...