Maple are shipwrecked!
Another great week in Maple class!
On Tuesday we went to Foxhowl Outdoor Activity Centre in the heart of Delamere Forest. We all used our imaginations to pretend we had been shipwrecked and had swam to a deserted island. Luckily, we had managed to save some items from the ship and from these the children made shelters using tarpaulins and hammocks.
Then they made another type of shelter with sticks and pine needles.
After lunch they all used a fire lighter to create a spark and light a piece of cotton wool.
The last activity was to bake some bread. The dough had been made from the sugar and flour that had been saved from the ship. The children rolled the dough into a wiggly worm, wrapped it round a stick and cooked it over a fire.
They had an amazing time and really learnt a lot about the uses of things found in the natural environment.
I would like to say a big thank you to Emma and Jamie for coming along, especially to Jamie who signed up at the last minute!
In maths we have continued with fractions, learning about 1/2, 1/4 and 3/4 and have started to compare equivalent fractions 1/2 and 2/4. Of course we have used food to help us do this!
In science we have started an experiment to see if we can grow a plant without soil. Keep an eye out for the results!
We have started learning our song for the Easter performance. The children are doing really well with both the words and the action and I can’t wait until we perform it to you at the end of term!
Star of the week – Talisha-Jay
Learner of the week – Nati
Have a great weekend!
Miss Dunmore and Mrs Jones