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!  ...

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 !...

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…    ...

Fungi Everywhere

We arrived recently at Little Stoke Primary School to find that our Forest school fire circle had a carpet of fungi..  Year 1 & 2were very excited to see the fungi and had lots of questions to ask.. ” Where did they come from?” “Who planted them?”  “Are they poisonous?”.   This led us onto a great opportunity for Year 1 to mark the hazards they might find in the woodland with hazard tape, the fungi had lots of hazard tape to try and protect it and many a stinging nettle and thorny branch also.  As this was completed we had our hot chocolate and a snack and sang a few of our forest school songs before going into the mud kitchen to make some excellent mud soup, mud cakes and mud...