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Homesteading Year 3: 2019 - 2020

Making cookies

We are writing this as we wait for our cookies to cook and cool down, they smell delicious!! (Tash) Today, we got really messy making cookies. (Matilda Me) We used a tablespoon to measure the coco powder (Jonathan). We had 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and 70 grams of caster sugar (Conner). We measured our […]


04.11.19 Year 3 Outdoor learning

We were lucky and had lovely weather today which we made the best of. We got some hammocks out today, it was great fun learning how to put them up and then how to use them (getting in was a challenge). We also made dens and dug a moat full of alligators eek.


04.11.19 Year 3 Homesteading

Today then animal care group split into two groups. One group cleaned out the guinea pigs and the other group filled the planters with seeds and bulbs. We had been donated some lovely crocus bulbs for polo awareness. We marked the ones that had been done with pretty sand so no one digs them back […]


Our Wild Walk

Tuesday 29th October 2019 Today we looked at ‘On a Magical Do-Nothing Day’ for the first time. Before we read the book we looked at the front cover and thought about what it reminded us of, who the characters may be and what the story is going to be about etc. We then read the […]


28.10.19 Year 3 Outdoor Learning

Over the half term we unfortunately had to take the canopy down. The bonus in that today was that we had lovely sunny but cold weather. We got to enjoy Autumn in all its glory. We made dens, climbed trees, dug trenches and went pond dipping, it was a fun filled afternoon. Mr Hewett was […]


28.10.19 Year 3 Homesteading

We had a lovely start back, the weather was cold but sunny and we were all eager to get outside. The animal group cleaned out the guinea pigs summer cage, and moved the guinea pigs inside for the winter. The gardening group, topped up the keyhole garden, covered beds in mushroom compost and started to […]


Monday 14th October – Y3 homesteading

The heavy rain did nothing to deter us! We pulled on our wellies, zipped up our coats and got on with it. Two groups worked outside. We cleaned out the Guinea pigs, topped up the key hole garden, sorted and swept in the polytunnel, raked up leaves and planted spring bulbs. One group cooked and […]


Our blood song!

Friday 11th October 2019 This week we have been learning about our hearts and blood (Charlie-may). It is called the circulatory system (Jezley). Our goal was to create a song about blood to help us remember all the information (Hannah). To learn all the facts about blood we carried out research (Rose and Ameliah). We […]


07.10.19 Year 3 Homesteading

Today we had homesteading. As normal we split into our 4 groups to try cooking, animal care, gardening, and researching what we were going to put into our newly cleared gardens. We had a lovely day and got lots done, the gardening group cleared the key hole garden ( this is a special self feeding […]


30.9.19 Year 3 Outdoor learning

We had a great day some of us made dens, Robert helped to make a fence and others climbed trees. Most people played in the mud heap though, it was very messy, but very fun. Mrs Mann was very glad we had spare clothes and wellies.