We have finally started forest school sessions.
The children have enjoyed exploring,playing in the mud kitchen and making dens and rope swings .
This week in forest school, we had been identifying mini beasts ,den building and even attempted some pole vaulting!
The children have been making mud pies,using hand drills ,finding places to hide and even a bit of sunbathing .
We have had a go at fire building this week .
This week we have welcomed some new groups to forest school and also Sheldon, (the school duck), has joined us for a few sessions . We have had fun exploring, building swings and planting some new trees.
We have started making a hazel fence ,cutting the hazel then weaving in.Some children had a go at using the luma log (forest school version of black and decker work mate ). We have been working on den building skills ,using different knots and different ropes.
The children have been making Christmas cookies and bird feeders at forest school this week.
We have all enjoyed our hot chocolate at the end of the session.
The children have enjoyed the chance to play outside with their new friends ,making mud pies, climbing trees and rolling around in the dirt!
This week we have welcomed five new groups to forest school. We have been den building , making rope swings and making meals for sheldon .We also have a new shed ,so we can keep warm and dry when we have our hot chocolate and reflection time .
The children made a pond for Sheldon this week.There has been a lot of great team work and we have been looking at living things.
This week we have had a go at using tools,children have made ,mobiles,necklaces,frames and stick men.
This week we have been looking art using natural materials . We have had fun having hot chocolate in our dens. We have also been making bird feeders.
This week we have been looking at what lives in Forest School.
The children have had a go at using tools in Forest School this week.We also had a go at making a hammock at the children's request.
This week we have been looking at fire lighting and keeping safe around the fire.The children used the charcoal to write their names .
So far this term we have been exploring,building swings and dens and looking at what lives in the area.
This week we have been making fires,playing games and having lots of mud feasts!
We have been looking at colours in nature and trying out our new storm kettle.