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Go Green!!!

Hello Pine Class – How are you all???

This is DIGGABLE Week – so technology, technology, technology!!!

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Your task is to use social media to make someone smile!! Using Zoom, FaceTime, What’s App, Messenger …. contact someone and make them HAPPY!!!! Sing them a song, play an instrument, just be there – all the Pine Ladies love seeing their friends and family just now in this way!!

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We are continuing with our rainbow theme🌈  and this week our colour is GREEN💚

Firstly, we are responsible citizens in the Pine Class and keep our classroom recycling up-to-date, how are you doing at home – are you all helping with the sorting? The Pine Ladies have been doing this at home.

Here is a link to a video all about Reduce, Reuse and Recycle if you want to watch it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOvcW8l3RzE

Quiz Time ❓

  1. Which bin should Wilson’s Recycling go in?
  2. Who has the biggest plant?
  3. How many different green foods is Boyle preparing?
  4. How many green things are in the big picture of Aitken?
  5. Who is eating a green apple?
  6. What kind of Tea does Wilson like?
  7. Who has a green laundry basket?
  8. Who is ready for some fitness?

Numeracy 🔢

How many different colours of Green wool can you see?🧶

When you are out on your walk or in the garden count all the green things you can see.

Below is a  clip from the Wizard of the Oz – how many times did the horse change colour??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ur7GnxTkS-M

Art 🎨

What about making some little green frogs – because you draw around your hands on the paper or use them to make an impression with the paint –  they could be a really special present for someone.

For lots of great ideas check out the following link.

 

https://www.pinterest.com.au/search/pins/?rs=ac&len=2&q=frog%20handprint%20craft&eq=frog%20han&etslf=7418&term_meta[]=frog%7Cautocomplete%7C0&term_meta[]=handprint%7Cautocomplete%7C0&term_meta[]=craft%7Cautocomplete%7C0

Music 🎶

Well it has to be The Little Green Frog – two member s of the Pine Class love this song!! 🐸

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyD0L_HTz3I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjYkG8jDsJU

And a different frog song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziGG_L9C12o

Sorry we like a bit of crazy frog too!!!🤣

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k85mRPqvMbE

Cookery 👩‍🍳

Well green isn’t everyone’s favourite colour of food is it …..SO lets eat something green!!! I challenge you !!!

Here are some ideas for you

I know the weather is a bit warmer but the Pine Class do like soup.

Cream of Broccoli Soup – simple to make and delicious

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  • How many ingredients are in this soup?
  • Do you like the smell of the garlic?
  • Did you like the colour of the soup?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/creamofbroccolisoup_88693

Or some Pea and Ham Soup – from a Chicken??

https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/how_to_make_pea_and_ham_17426

Green Jelly – dissolve the jelly according to the packet instructions then add as many different things that you like as you can – they don’t all need to be green!!!

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Hello from Willow Bear

Hi Pine Class!!

How are you all?

Well I am still in Aberdeen, I was on my way back to Kilmarnock to join the rest of my Willowbank Friends at school,  but then Lockdown happen. So I am still with Heather, I think she is very happy that I am still here and keeping her company.  Heather is working at the Hospital, we have watched the TV and we do a lot of singing while Heather plays her keyboard. I like to look out of the window and see which of the neighbours are out doing their daily exercise, and report to Heather who has been getting things delivered after doing their online shopping.!!Wilson and the rest of the family FaceTime and tell us what they have been up to – have to say that isn’t that interesting!! I like reading the Willowbank Blog and enjoy when the children send in photos so I can see what my Willowbank Family are doing.

Take Care Everyone Love Willow the Bear xx

TV📺

Well this week I started watching something cool on TV called The Big Flower Fight – there is a clip below – some of you might like it, lots of lovely flowers and plants.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6ZxASdQkVU

Gardening🌷

This week has been a good one to get out in the Garden, to tidy up and pop in some plants – I will ask the Pine Ladies to send me some some photos of their garden for next week – send us some photos of yours and if you have planted anything.

Take care Pine Class

Love

The Pine Ladies

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Red and Yellow……

Hello Pinettes!🌲

How are you all doing?😀

This week we are continuing with our Rainbow theme. 🌈

And we will focus on a couple of activities that you might like to do.

Singing🎵

First the Singing Walrus – in the Pine Class we love the singing Walrus!!

And a song all about colour!!!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLZcWGQQsmg

What about some singing and signing – with Mr Tumble!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLpEGM34Fic

And while we are listening to some Rainbows songs here is a nice one. 🌈

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXtpjBzPMeY

Colour Sorting 🎈🎁

We love to colour sort in class – so a wee challenge for you all!!!

If you like you could find us 5 different red things ❤and 5 different yellow 💛things – can you take a photograph and send it in so we can see what you have collected – things from outside, from the kitchen or from your toy box.

For lots of our colour sorting activities – check out these on Pinterest – Wilson loves Pinterest!!!

https://www.pinterest.com.au/search/pins/?q=colour%20sorting&rs=typed&term_meta[]=colour%7Ctyped&term_meta[]=sorting%7Ctyped

Art 🎨

If you watched the film Wizard of Oz – did you like the song?

🎵 “If I only had a Heart”❤ with the Tin Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PU_QsEnogTg

For Art this week what about some Heart Art?

  • Fold a piece of paper in half and cut out a heart;
  • Open the heart up;
  • Put paint on one side of the heart and fold back in half – press it down;
  • Open up – beautiful Symmetry Painting!!!

Why don’t you put this in your window for everyone passing by to see – it will make them smile.

Another activity is to cut some hearts from some cardboard you are going to recycle, such as cereal boxes –  responsible citizens and cover them in tinfoil, you could punch a hole in the top and string them up and watch the sunlight reflect off them, even decorate them if you want with beads, stickers or feathers.

Cookery 🍓🍪

First a Red cookery idea, what about Strawberry Jelly?  Make up the Jelly according to the packet instructions, allow it to cool down a little and then add something else you like that is red – what about chopped up strawberries or red smarties?? Any other ideas?? What does your jelly smell like? Does it wobble? Was it tasty?

Next a Yellow Food, couple of ideas, custard a favourite in the Pine Room – do you like it hot or cold??? Or yellow vanilla ice-cream if you prefer, or if you parents would like a challenge what about helping them to make some scones!!! Jam and cream OR butter and jam????? Yummy!!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/tea_time_scones_77839

Numeracy🚗🚕

If you are out and about either in your car, or out for a walk or watching from your window why don’t you count the red and yellow cars going past, was there more red or yellow cars???

 VE Day

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This is Friday the 8th of May. Why not have a picnic inside or outside – remember this was just after the Second World War so food was limited and no Supermarkets – so keep it simple!!!

Jam sandwiches, a pork pie, a plain bun, jelly and custard!

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Have a lovely week Pine Class, do what you want to do in the blog, sent us some comments and send us some photos – we would love to hear and see what you have all been up to.

Jardine, Aitken, Boyle and Wilson miss you all!!!

Love the Pine Ladies

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Somewhere over the Rainbow….

Good morning Pine Class!

How are you all?

Have you been outside in your gardens listening to the birds? Jardine has and  she managed to photograph a Blue Tit that has taken up residence in the  bird box in her garden – amazing!!

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What about feeding the Birds? Aitken has been doing that and made some lovely feeders – Well done Aitken give yourself a Clap!!

Below is a link of some lovely bird feeders – if you would like to make one and then watch some happy birds in your garden. 🐦

https://www.bakerross.co.uk/craft-ideas/category/teachers/occasions-teachers/national-nest-box-week-occasions-teachers/?fbclid=IwAR2W7DkrRPSOZetoVM6qS-688jeiTMj3voEdbbcr4s5mfb4hDyXjwg-gs0s

 

Boyle has been reading her cookery books in the sunshine, looking for some inspiration – she would love to know what you have all been reading?

Birdie Meatballs anyone?

I have made some Rainbow Birds from scraps of fabric I had left – what is your favourite colour?

Has anyone watched Mary Poppins? Did you have a favourite song?🌂

And did any of you enjoy the silly parrot and the Birdie Song?🐤

Our topic this Term was going to be Open Season – but due to the current situation we have had a wee rethink and decided to have some small topics that run over a week or two… or five!!!

Remember just do what you want to do and if you want to revisit any of the topics or ideas please do so – and post some comments and sent in some photos – we would love to hear from you all and see your lovely smiley faces!!!

Out in the Garden 🦋🐌🐛🐞

During Morning Group, we look out the window or door and check the weather, we then look at the BBC Weather to see if they got it right?  We like to sing and sign  ‘What’s the Weather like Today’  – sing along!! ⛅⛈🌤

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUSbazn3STo

Next is a link to Mr Tumble singing and signing some songs about the weather.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_AWoTsx_FE

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Also, if you look up Singing Hands you can see them signing individual signs for different  weather.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t9Tt_JlYd8

So what is the Weather like today?

If you are out in the garden or on a walk look and see if any rainbows appear! 🌈🌈

Or some Highland Cows!!!

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Can’t wait to see a photo of the calf.

In class we have Sensory bottles for each different type of weather – these are really easy to make – plastic bottles, buttons, beads, water beads, Hama beads, elastic bands, food colouring, cotton wool, sequins are just a few things you can use. Below is a link to some ideas if you would like to make your own.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Sensory+weather+bottles&FORM=HDRSC2

Art and Games🌈

This morning I have been watching the news and a feature I really enjoyed was about the ‘Posties’ – our local Postmen and Postwomen have been extremely  busy just now!! My Postman is actually my friend Andy, and I have known him for about 30years, so when I bake I always bake for him too!! Lots of children have been putting thank you pictures and messages on their doors, and some have been playing games with their Postie, such as Noughts and Crosses – where you put the grid on your door fill in a square the Postie has a shot and this goes on over a couple of days until someone wins!!! What do you think!! If you have a game, leave a note or make a picture send us a photo – and it will make your Postie SMILE!!!

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Cookery🍵

Now the weather, sadly according to the BBC Weather is going to be a wee bit colder and rainy over the next couple of days, so what about making a pot of soup?  You probably have a favourite but below is a link to some different soups which you may want to try?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/collections/easy_soup

When making your soup🍵

  • Talk about the colours of the vegetables and sign them too!

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  • Listen to the noises of the vegetables being peeled and chopped.
  • Smell the vegetables.
  • Taste some of the vegetables raw, if you can.🥕
  • Can you hear the soup bubbling as it is cooking?
  • What does your cooked soup smell and taste like?
  • Remember help with the cleaning up if you can!!!

Film Choice

Ok – I will give you some clues.

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Did you get it??

The Wizard of Oz🌈

Have a great week Pine Class

The Pine Ladies

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