We have looked at the number 4. We each had to build a square with 4 cubes using brown and /or yellow. We then looked at the different combinations that could be used to make 4.
We have been using our fine motor skills to make some spooky spiders.
Don’t forget about our SPOOKY SOUNDS PARTY this afternoon 2-3pm for parents of the Owls class. A great opportunity for you to see how we teach Phonics and to join in some spooky games alongside your child. The children have been busy baking cakes for the party.
We were inspired to make our own biscuits after reading the book ‘Biscuit Bear’.
Following on from our superhero ice experiment, we observed as different coloured ice cubes melted and mixed in our water tray. They made colourful patterns as they swirled around and we observed how the water from the melting ice mixed in with the other water.
Discussions from this activity suggested that pupils were unsure how water could turn back into ice. So we wrote a new science experiment with the pupils. We predicted where we thought we should put the ice to melt and put small cups of ice in those locations – in the classroom, outside, in the fridge and in the freezer. We found that the freezer was the only one that froze and we linked this to our previous experience of keeping ice lollies in the freezer. We felt the one in the fridge and found that it was cold but not cold enough to freeze.
Our art work based around our learning about circles. It was inspired by the artist Kandinsky. We worked independently to create each square and when they are put together, they create this masterpiece.
Just like Superman has an S logo on his chest, the Owls class have sewn their own superhero badges using the initial letter of their name.
This has been an exciting way to practise our fine motor skills for writing and harnesses their current interest in superheroes.