Making houses for furry friends

Year 1 & 2 had fun this week making homes for our furry friends Someone even made a house sign for one of them Others enjoyed using peelers to do some whittling Whittling a stick using a peeler A couple of children also took it upon themselves to design and make a see-saw. Forest school at its finest!  ...

Forest school production and firewood preparation

Building on the experiences from last week, yesterday afternoon with Y1 involved lots of children using lots of different tools.. Some children whittled sticks.. Other children began to cut up branches into smaller pieces ready for adding to the fire.. Some children used the bow saw as a team to cut the bigger pieces up Some children made some medals and we finished off the session with Marshmallows toasted over the fire.. Yum!  ...

Mandala madness

We had a great day with Y1&2 at Little Stoke today.  Children helped to create a fantastic class mandala   Other children decided to try and create their own                     Some children continued to delight us with amazing mud creations in mud kitchen   Whilst others enjoyed using the wooden stepping stones, increasing the challenge each time by moving them further apart !...

Using tools to create Forest school mementoes

On Wednesday we had a fantastic afternoon with Y1 at The Manor school.  Tools were introduced to the children, some children enjoyed using a saw to create medals                     Other children enjoyed using peelers to peel the bark off sticks to create some amazing fishing rods   Whilst some enjoyed creating some amazing bracelets and necklaces for their medals by twisting different coloured wool...

Hanging around off the ground

Thursday was another great day of Forest School in South Gloucestershire.  Year 1 & 2 were very excited to find a rope challenge course set up for them to negotiate across.  Some of the year 1 children naturally took on the role of a predatory shark and prowled around hoping for a meal .. Year 1 and 2 also enjoyed spending time in the mud kitchen again…    ...