Making Jelly

This week Little Chicks have been making a different flavoured Jelly each day. Little Chicks have seen the jelly in solid form and then to liquid and back to solid.

Miss Taylor "How did we make the jelly?"

Georgia "We got some cubes, we mixed it hot water and put it in the…

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science describing food

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Our butterflies are released!

This week we got to say a happy 'hello' and a sad 'goodbye' as our amazing painted lady butterflies were released. The children were captivated watching them fly off onto their exciting new adventure. We are hoping to see them around our outdoor area over the next few weeks. 

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science outdoor learning Understanding the World

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On the hunt for Minibeasts

This week the children have been searching high and low for minibeasts in our outdoor environment. They have been thinking about classification, comparing and learning about their habitats. 

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science outdoor learning

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Butterflies The Painted Lady

The Life cycle of the Caterpillar was complete and today Little Chicks and Ducklings set them free into their habitat with hope that they will stay in the local area as it a flowered environment. The children were amazed at the life cycle and have been observing throughout the process.

 

   

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reading science outdoor learning Life cycles

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Mini Beast Week

Little Chicks this week will look at a different Mini beast each day.

Monday we looked at Bees.

 

Miss Taylor "What do you know about Bees?"

Miss Taylor "Why are they important?"

Alfie "Sting because their beging naughty."

Harley "The Bees make nest, to lat ther…

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science mini-beasts Singing language

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We're going on a Bug Hunt

It has been so wonderful to see how engrossed the children have been searching for mini beasts outdoors... catching live bugs, observing their movement and features and making comparisons. Bugtastic! 

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science outdoor learning

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Life cycle of the Butterfly

Little Chicks have been learning the life cycle of the Butterfly. We listenend to the story Caterpillar Butterfly, The book is a non-fiction which teaches all about the life cycle of a caterpillar to the stage it becomes a butterfly, but it has a story element making this easier for children to…

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science Life cycles story painting drawing

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Our trip to the Garden Centre

The children and adults alike had the best time today at The Plant Place Garden Center. The children took part in a quiz,searching for clues, got to plant seeds and scatter then into the new meadow, and learn about different types of plants and flowers. The children were amazing walking to and…

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visit science outdoor learning

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Planting Green Beans

Little Chicks listenend to the story Stitch.

 

Little chicks have planted French beans we are discovering what plants need to grow. We have five different pots with seeds and varied components.

 

  1. Seeds, soil, but no water.
  2. Seeds, soil, water, placed in the dark.
  3. Seeds, soil,…

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science experiment Growing plants and seeds

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Labelling of parts of a plant and Outdoor Learning

Little Chicks have been learning about the parts of a plant. They have named the parts of the plant and wrote the words onto their picture.

  Labelling parts of the plant.

 

Mrs Hicks Outdoor Learning

Little Chicks have been taking the left over food to the composte bin. Litttle…

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writing science Growing plants and seeds

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Planting bulbs

Continuing on from Science week last week and our topic of 'Growth', the children have been planting bulbs outside today. Just like our sunflower seeds at home, we will be observing growth and changes over time. 

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science outdoor learning

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Sensational Seeds

The Ducklings have been finding out the answer to the question - 'Are all seeds the same?'

They have been looking at different seeds from fruits and vegetables as well as different gardener's seeds.

They have been planting cress seeds and will watch them grow and change.

They have used…

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science Growing plants and seeds

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