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Homesteading Outdoor Learning Year 6: 2019 - 2020

8.11.19 Year 6 Outdoor learning

It was cold and wet this afternoon. Still we made the most of it, we made bird feeders, played in the mud and rescued 2 collared doves from the chicken pen. It was lovely to see everyone busy and happy despite the weather.


11.10.19 Year 6 Outdoor learning

We had an interesting afternoon full of den building and experiments. Some of us teamed up together to try and make dens that would be waterproof, we found that it was much harder with the more people in a group, and using more didn’t always make it easier. In the pond area we found a […]


11.10.19 Year 6 Homesteading

Today we talked about community. We discussed what it was and what it meant. We also talked about how we could help our school community. With that in mind we went out to gardening, we helped year 4 finish their gardening plots and removed excess soil to fill the year 3 keyhole garden. We had […]


04.10.19 Year 6 Outdoor learning

It was a bit drizzly this afternoon but we made the best of it. We made some amazing dens and learnt some new knots while we did it. Our mud area has turned into a swamp but we had great fun playing around in it and came out a lovely muddy mess. Some of us […]


27.9.19 Year 6 Homesteading

Today was a busy day, we had to finish off the path through the wild garden, empty the last of our planters and plant herbs. We did all that and only got rained on a little bit. Some of us started painting the signs that will go in all the garden beds for each year […]


13.09.19 Year 6 Outdoor learning

We were lucky today the weather was lovely, we spent the afternoon session making clay items, climbing trees, making swings and perfecting our obstacle course. Next week we are project planning so it was nice to spend the time together in the sun.