Theme – Dragons
Come and have some Forest School fun
You are invited to come and join us at Forest School.
Please wear appropriate clothing (we do get a bit muddy sometimes!)
Week 1 123 Base Camp! How Many? – Chinese New Year story
The animals are hungry can you collect the right amount food for the right animal?
Counting 1-12 forwards and backwards.
What’s one more , one less?
Sequence and recognize the numbers.
Base 2 – Tuesday 12th January 2016
Reading, counting and matching the correct number.
Updated 12.1.16 M Bourton
Base 1 – Tuesday 19th January 2016
Updated 25.1.16 M Bourton
Week 2 Birds Breakfast
Base 2 – 26th January
Base 1- 2nd February
Explore the windy weather.
Winter time for our birds is hard and finding food is tricky.
We explore the birds world using a bird finger puppet, the children search our environment to find some worms (different coloured , lengths of wool ).
How many have you found?
Can you estimate?
Which one is short/shorter /long/ longer / longest ?
Why do you think its hard for birds to find food in Winter
Making crumble pastry maggots
Prepare , measure, mix and shape some lard and flour maggots for our bird friends at home.
(Recipe for crumble pastry maggots is found on- What to do this season – Spring)
Updated 26.1.16 M Bourton
Which way is the wind blowing?
Hope the birds like these tasty treats!
Updated 2.2.16 M Bourton
Week 3 Dragon
Base 2 -Tuesday 9th February 2016
Base 1 – Thursday 25th February 2016
Using a variety of materials to create a dragon.
Working with different textures, shapes and sizes of materials.
Using our maths language ( shorter, short, long, longer, longest, solid, chunky, flat, 2d , 3d shapes and properties).
Using our communication skills to share with others our thoughts, ideas and describing vocabulary.
Develop a character for the dragon ( what’s their name? where do they live ? what do they eat? etc )
How are we going to build a dragon!
Week 4 Nest Building/ Explore!
Base 2 – 3rd March
Base 1 – 10th March
Spring spots – how do we know Spring is coming ?
Building a nest for some eggs ( could be birds , could be dragons !)
Problem solving – what to build it with , where to build it , how big, how small etc.
Exploring our environment using our forest school resources and own knowledge to find suitable building materials.
Week 5 Family Forest School Learning
Base 2 – Thursday 17th March 2016
Base 1 – Thursday 24th March 2016
123 Where are you? 123 I’ m over here !
Forest school nature hunt
Flower pot Wellies