Linked to our topic, Toys and Games, Owls have been busy this week making wooden spoon dolls inspired by Forky from Toy Story 4. We used knives, forks and spoons to create our cutlery toys and then we played with them.
Although it is not up yet, Owls have been getting into the Christmas spirit early and preparing our class Christmas tree. We drew then cut around our hands before decorating them. They will then be layered in rows on the wall to create our own recyclable Christmas tree. They did a great job working with … Continue reading
This week Year 4 have been thinking about the role of cats in Ancient Egypt. Cats were sacred animals and the owners used to even dress them up in jewels and finery and feed them the tastiest of treats! We discussed how cats were used for protection in the afterlife and were often mummified and … Continue reading
Owls spent a colourful morning learning all about rangoli as part of their World Faith Hindu focus week. Rangoli is an art form, originating in the Indian subcontinent, in which patterns are created on the floor or the ground using materials such as coloured sand, It is usually made during Hindu festivals including Diwali, which the Owls … Continue reading
For the last 2 weeks we have been learning about Remembrance and what it means. We have researched the meaning behind the different coloured poppies that we wear and why we wear them. We have made poppies out of clay and painted them. We have also read Captain Sir Tom Moore’s book, ‘One Hundred Steps’ … Continue reading
Today we made use of the natural resources around the school playground and created some leaf pictures. As you can see they turned out fabulously!
In remembrance of all the soldiers that have fought in wars, Owls made poppies. We coloured them in, cut out the pieces then assembled them using a split pin. They are now on display in our classroom. We learnt about the Road of Remembrance in Folkestone and all the poppies there.
Following our walk round Folkestone to look at the plinths, we made our own. We used some modelling clay to make something to display on our plinths then decorated both our model and plinth. They are currently on display in our classroom and look amazing!
We have had another lovely week in Social Club B. The children made some self portrait paper plates with pom poms, pens, pipe cleaners, glitter and feathers for the plinth visiting the school. We had fun in the staff room on Tuesday and had lots activities to do with the iPads, giant books and building … Continue reading
Please take a look at the creative homework projects that my class have produced this term. Mrs Crockford and I have been wowed by the range of models and art work that the children have created. A big ‘thank you’ to all adult helpers at home – your support is amazing!