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Homesteading Outdoor Learning Year 3: 2019 - 2020

18.11.19 Year 3 Outside learning

The sun was shinning and we had a lovely afternoon. We got the clay out, and we made some beautiful things. We also built dens and tried out our new bug hunting set. It was very exciting and we had a lovely time.

18.11.19 Year 3 Homesteading

Today the animal care group were very busy, we cleaned the guinea pigs out and then learned how to hoover up after ourselves. We matched up animal fact cards and talked about how guinea pigs might show that they were scared or happy. We had a lovely time and can;t wait for next week.

11.11.19 Year 3 Outdoor Learning

It was cold and windy today but we made the best of it. We made some leaf art to commemorate remembrance day. To do this we collected different leafs and sticks and made them into our own interpretation of poppies. After that we went on to play in our tree circle. Selina helped us make […]

11.11.19 Year 3 Homesteading

Today we cleaned out the guinea pigs, did some planting and some gardening. We planted our polo awareness crocus down the drive, and they will look amazing soon. We topped up and finished filling our keyhole garden and introduced Miss Kinna to our garden. We also raked and bagged the fallen leaves for leaf mulch […]

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 […]