Creating houses in different ways

This week we are thinking about our homes, what they look like on the inside and outside and who lives in them. We are creating lots of different houses in different ways. Here, we are using lolly sticks to follow colour and position instructions to create a home. 

Category: Ducklings

Design and Technology

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Parrots' Class Made Fruit Kebabs Designed as Animals

The children in Parrots' Class had a wonderful afternoon making the animals they had designed out of fruit. They all looked and tasted amazing!!

 

Category: Parrots

Design and Technology fruit

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Mini engineers!

The Ducklings have enjoyed getting inside old electrical appliances and exploring what they can see. Future engineers and mechanics!  They used the screwdrivers and pliers with care and control. We have also talked about how they mustn't do this at home and that these are old items and that they…

Category: Ducklings

Design and Technology Funky Fingers

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Making Robots

We have placed our inventing hats firmly on our heads this week and the children have spontaneously decided to create and make robots. It has been wonderful to see how imaginative and creative the children have been with their ideas. 

This robot is programmed to dispense chocolate and sweets. I…

Category: Ducklings

Design and Technology

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Planning Christmas Decorations through OAA and Team Work

We have worked as a whole phase today in Year 3/4. This has included completing OAA challenges this morning to establish our groups and staying within our teams this afternoon to plan and design our decorations in more detail.

We have realised that we can make some excellent Christmas…

Category: Owls

Design and Technology pshe Enterprise Christmas Market

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* Owls Illumination Project and electrical circuits.

All the children in Owls' Class have absolutely loved our electricity topic this half term. They were really excited to learn about how electrical circuits work and enjoyed exploring the different elements to a circuit and testing how to make them a complete circuit and light up the bulb and/or…

Category: Owls

owls maths Design and Technology science LKS2

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Making an explorers' jeep

Some of the Ducklings decided that it would be great fun to create a junk model jeep! It is big enough for one of Duckling Explorers to sit inside!

Category: Ducklings

Design and Technology Creative learning

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Making binoculars

It has been a creative start to our visit to the jungle, by making binoculars to take with us, on our explorations!

Category: Ducklings

Design and Technology outdoor learning Creative learning

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This week in Parrots

We have been weighing objects in maths using balance scales and weighing scales. In DT we all finished our robots. Miss Ashall finished on Friday. 

Category: Parrots

maths Design and Technology

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Christmas Maths Decoration

In class this week, Herons had been sent a challenge from Mrs McGrath to create a Christmas decoration using natural objects. They had to plan and design their decoration using their measuring skills. The children have had a fantastic week using different measuring equipment to measure the…

Category: Herons

Year 2 measure maths Design and Technology Christmas year 1 DT decoration natural objects

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Building Easter Baskets

We have selected and used different construction materials to make baskets for Easter eggs.

Category: Ducklings

Design and Technology

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DT in Owls

On Friday 6th Januray 2017, Owls and the rest of school had an exciting first day after the Christmas holiday; it was Design and Technology Day.

Our classic novel is Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. We designed and made workhouses for our display. We also started to collage Oliver…

Category: Owls

owls year3 art year4 Design and Technology display Oliver Twist Charles Dickens workhouse make

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