A visit from the Guinea Pigs

Today we had a lovely visit from Rory's Guinea pigs, Stars and Frank. Rory expertly told us all about how to look after them, what they like and dislike and handled them beautifully. Very one was excited to have a stroke with Frank. 

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A visit from Oscar and Della the tortoises

We had a visit from Ethan's tortoises and learned lots about how to look after them, where they live and what they like to eat. They children loved handling the tortoises and watching their behaviour. 

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Story telling by Dan Worsley

We really enjoyed celebrating the re-opening of our library by listening to local author Dan Worsley telling us a story.

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Hands On Animals

We enjoyed a lovely morning with Kelly from Hands On Animals finding out all about the mini beasts and other creatures that she brought in. Some of us were very brave and either handled or touched e creatures. We learnt lots and enjoyed asking questions to help us learn more.

Look at the…

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Programming the Beebots

We have been applying the programming skills we have learned previously to move Beebots around a route to collect the flowers. It was lovely to observe the children supporting one another to apply these skills. 

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Hands on Animals

Today we had a visit from the 'Hands on Animals' team. The children had the opportunity to handle many mini beasts, from a giant African land snail named Onion to a turantula named Fang. The children learned about habitats, food, likes and dislikes and lots of interesting facts about the…

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Programming the Beebots

In Technology this week the children have been programming the Beebots to moved around a track, collecting flowers as they go. The children know how to solve a problem if the Boobot moves too far or too short a distance. 

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Metamorphosis

We have been so excited to witness our caterpillars change into their cocoon states this week. The children think it's hilarious to watch them wiggle inside their new homes and are keeping a close eye on any changes. 

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Bringing reading to life

This week we have been reading the story 'If Only...'. The children have been captivated by this lovely tale about a caterpillar. We are lucky enough to have a beautiful story sack, a resource which encouraged the children to re-tell the story in their own words, sequence events and pretend to be…

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Our soup is delicious!

Another satisfied customer! Our vegetable soup that we made is yummy!

There's plenty for our snack each day this week!

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Handling tools safely

The children have very sensibly used different tools to help prepare the vegetables for our soup.

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Trying spinach leaves!

We have been tasting different vegetables like Oliver in the 'Oliver's Vegetables' story. We talked about how it is the different parts of the plant that we eat. We tried spinach and the children recognised that it is the leaves and stalks that we eat.

At home think about the different…

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