Patterns, patterns and more patterns

Hiya everyone! Hope you’re all staying safe and enjoying creating some beautiful art pieces. Today’s creative activity is based around the amazing artist: Andy Goldsworthy. To create these pieces all you’ll need is an outside space. You’ll need to collect as many natural objects as you can and create a pattern out of them, easy… Read more »

Wildlife Activities

This is a really lovely website that is full of amazing wildlife activities. Highly recommend you have a look. https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-teachers/schools-wild-challenge

Watercolour salt painting

Hi guys, so today’s creative activity is to discover how watercolour paints and table salt react together. All you need to do is to cover a piece of paper in watercolour paints and then sprinkle some table salt onto your painting and see what happens. This will create some stunning paintings. Have a great time!… Read more »

Don’t forget Geraldine the giraffe!!

The children are all aware of Geraldine the giraffe. She will help your children to revise their phonics knowledge. Class one adore watching her being silly but still learning her sounds. You will find her on Youtube, Mr Thorne does Phonics, or just search Geraldine the giraffe. Have fun watching! Mrs Whybrow

Maths catcher!!

Hello, This activity is a super fun way to practise Maths skills. It is based on the paper fortune tellers that are made from a square piece of paper. I have included photos just in case you are unsure of the catcher. This can be used for addition and subtraction, with maths questions inside to… Read more »

More Useful Links

A few more useful links for home learning have been brought to my attention: https://www.themathsfactor.com/ – Now free for the period in which schools are closed. This is a very useful site with video lessons that will help teach concepts. I know a lot of you have been using Joe Wickes’ videos – they’re a… Read more »

Keeping healthy

Competition time! Make a poster to encourage others to keep healthy. Watch this short video clip to give you ideas. Why not put your poster up in your window or share it with others by email or social media. I look forward to seeing the results! Keep safe and have fun with your loved ones… Read more »

Super STEM activity!

Today, I have been experimenting with felt tip pens and acidic solutions to create a Chromatography rainbow! This is a simple experiment that both Reception and Year One can complete using things you most likely have in the kitchen. I have added step by step photos of the experiment. You need: Felt tip pens, an… Read more »

Free apps!

Afternoon! I know we have given you lots to do already, but just in case you or the children want a change (or you want them to learn without realising…) here’s a list of FREE apps available. I have not yet tried them all, so apologies if they aren’t very good, but they are free… Read more »