We like to get outdoors as much as possible in Year 3 and maths is a great lesson to do in the woods. 'Pirate maths' makes place value and estimating lots of fun. The children were tasked with finding leaves with 'the black spot' which they then used for place value and ordering, and [...]
Continuing our fun in the outdoor classroom Year 3, with their Year 4 buddies, created bubble sticks and 'wish wands' out of willow. It took a lot of 'stickability' when manipulating the willow, but once it was done there was much fun to be had blowing bubbles with bubble mixture and granting each other [...]
Down in the forest the children also made some dazzling dragonflies with their buddies, displaying excellent teamability and helping each other with the tricky bits. Come to the Year 3 and 4 classrooms to see the finished products!
Last week we decided to spend much of our time in 'The Cedars' working with our Year Four buddies. Here are some cute clay animals the children made together, They hunted for twigs and leaves to give their creatures a realistic look and then spent time in class writing about what they did.