We are really enjoying using our outdoor environment as much as possible to develop and extend our learning from within the classroom.
Here we are doing our daily ‘Fresh 15’. It is good to keep active and get some fresh air at the same time. We are going to set some personal goals for fresh 15 this term.
We have been exploring the school garden looking for minibeasts and have found them in all sorts of places! Under logs, under stones, among the trees and in dark corners. We were amazed at the different types of minibeasts we found too! We have also been thinking about why they live where they do and what they like to eat.
We explored the different kinds of leaves on the trees and saw that some had very prickly branches and some had smooth branches. We asked lots of great questions and learnt lots of new vocabulary. We enjoyed a little bit of tree climbing too – just for fun!
We have enjoyed looking for lots of different kinds of flowers in the school garden. We found lots of bluebells, primroses and daffodils. We noticed that we have a really big rhubarb patch in the school garden and some vegetables growing in the polytunnel.
Some children enjoyed collecting natural materials to make their own bug hotels.
We have had circle time games outside in the garden. It is so nice to have such a big space for active circle time games. We love the fine weather and getting outdoors!