On Thursday afternoon we invited our Class 5 Buddies to join us. They helped us finish off our Leaf Art. We played and shared stories too. Later we enjoyed eating bread stick and chocolate sprinkle 'wands' whilst we listened to 'Room on the Broom'. We love seeing our special friends.
Forget Marble Runs!
Class One used the guttering and stands to create a fantastic track to roll the conkers down. When they realised that it was too high to reach they pulled over the crates to stand on to make them tall enough! They decided that it would be dangerous to stack the crates and then stand on them. Quite right Class One! Great problem solving skills!
The painting for Take One Picture this year was 'An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump' by Joseph Wright. We talked about the details the children could see in the painting. They identified the bird in the 'glass jar' and we talked about how the bird would feel sad in the jar. We also discussed what breed of bird it could be and the children described and named some birds that they knew of. We decided to paint colourful birds and the Year One children painted a scene where the bird would feel happy instead of sad.
All of the children painted either a picture or a bird and they were all fantastic! They are now on display in our classroom.
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