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Making homes for our Gruffalo friends

November 29th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we have been out collecting lots of natural items that we think the animals in our Gruffalo stories would like to use to build their houses. We used a collection of sticks, leaves, pebbles, pinecones and anything else we could find to build their houses using clay as the base.       […]

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In the style of Jackson Pollock

September 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today we have been thinking about what a storm looks like. We thought carefully about the colours and shapes we might see in a storm. Then we looked at some of Jackson Pollocks’ artwork and decided to recreate it using the storm as our focus.   Here are our some of our creations…   What […]

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Acting out the storm

September 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we are reading the story of ‘Percy the Park Keeper- After the Storm’ by Nick Butterworth. In the story Percy has to go and help all his animal friends after the big storm blew their tree house down. We decided to pretend to be the storm and make lots of different noises using […]

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An afternoon at the Fair

July 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

This week we have been learning all about ‘The foggy foggy forest’ by Nick Sharratt. We really love the story but our favourite part is the ending  “And what can that be over there?” So today to celebrate our love for the story we have made our own travelling fair. We have had lots of fun making […]

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A morning at the Fair

July 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

As part of our work on ‘The foggy foggy forest’ by Nick Sharratt, today we have been focussing on the last page of the book. “And what can that be over there?” We have had lots of fun making fairground music, creating delicious fairground snacks and playing some fairground games. We played our instruments with the backing […]

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