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Balancing Butterflies

Balancing sculptures

The children were given a 3cm section of carrot on a matchstick and were challenged to balance it

This is what they produced after a lot of experimenting!

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We went on a seasonal walk looking for evidence of new life in the wildlife garden. We found many shoots coming up from the ground and a variety of leaf buds on trees and on bushes.

 

We looked closely at the snowdrops, counting the petals and taking note of the shape of the leaves before sketching them.

We have been using our senses to find out about the world around us

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Smelly pots and taste testing

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We talked about how materials can be changed. We investigated playdough. The children explored the material and offered words such as twist, stretch, press, roll and pinch to describe how it could be changed. They played a game using a numbered die to instruct which action they could perform whilst trying to make a playdough creature.

This week we have been investigating blackberries in the Wildlife Garden.

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