As today was our last day with our children attending the hub, we decided it should be Fun Friday!
The children chose some of their favourite activities. We started with choosing different materials to make some beautiful artwork.
We made beautiful patterns in our play dough and managed a bit of climbing too!
We demonstrated fabulous numeracy skills and turn taking while using our interactive board.
The horrible weather didn’t stop us having lots of fun in our garden.
We investigated making special potions using different colours of paint. We demonstrated lots of fabulous pouring, mixing and measuring and of course we had to add a little sparkle!
With a bit of teamwork, we constructed our obstacle course. Even though it was a little bit windy, we managed some brilliant balancing!
We demonstrated excellent ball control, teamwork and sharing during our game of football.
We decided we needed a little rest so we headed inside for a tasty snack.
We decided to relax with a little yoga!
Of course we had to fit in some fabulous dancing before it was time to go home.
Phew what a busy day. It really was a fun Friday!
We have loved getting to know the amazing children attending our hub. We have had lots of fun and made lots of new friends.
Take care and we will miss you lots. Xx
This morning the boys and girls had lots of fun working together to make some delicious strawberry scented angel delight play dough.
First we poured in the angel delight ingredients
The added a cup full of water
And a cup of cornflour
Then we use our gross motor skills to mix mix mix
As you can see the boys and girls showed great turn taking skills.
Here is our finished product, the boys and girls were very happy with it, we had fun rolling, squeezing, flattening and poking the play dough. We also used natural resources to create patterns using our fine motor and co ordination skills.
“I’ve made a pattern, it goes shell then pine cone then shell”
The children have been playing with cars today and were discussing how far they could make them go.
The children explored using non standard units as a way to measure the distance the cars could travel. They used paper and wrote the numbers 1-5 on each one.
Then they helped each other to line the paper up
Each child had a car which they pushed along the number line they had created. They counted each piece of paper to find out how far their car had went.
This was very exciting for the children and they were delighted when their car travelled further than the last time, they became even more excited when their car travel right past the last piece of paper.
This was a great experience for discussing distance with the children. Keep an eye out on google classroom for an activity about exploring distance.
Our children had lots of fun today in our garden using their wonderful imaginations to create an amazing house using our wooden blocks.
“It’s a beautiful house”
They worked together as a team to discuss where to place their blocks to make their house.
“This one is a bit heavy.” “We all worked together.”
The children discussed that “There’s lots of toys in a real house” so off they went to find some toys to put in their house.
Block play is a wonderful way of allowing children the freedom to explore, be creative and use their imaginations. Our children demonstrated great problem solving skills and teamwork when creating their house. They compared the sizes of the blocks and discussed how heavy they were to lift and how to balance them on top of each other. There was also lots of discussion of walking on the “uppers and downers” carefully so that they didn’t fall off! “Like we be careful on our stairs at home”.
We had a super day on Saturday and we thank our families, friends and staff for helping to make the family fun day such a success. Thanks to your generosity we raised just over £1000 on Saturday which is tremendous. Below are some of the images captured on the day!