12th June: Sharing our finds, feather and egg identification There was lots of wildness in Cole Class today! Firstly, half of the class went to forest school this morning, while the other half learnt about the things that all living things … Continued
Today we did a mini wildness search on the backfield, looking for moss, lichen and small flowers. We found lots of daisies, as well as some very interesting lichen. We have enjoyed looking at the lichen under a magnifying glass.
Raft Building was one of the most popular PGL activities… and also the wettest! We started by learning how to tie figure of eight knots (make Olaf the snowman, tuck his scarf around him then poke through his carrot nose!) … Continued
Our mountain biking session began by teaching us how to do the M-safety checks and practising our cycling, gear-changing and braking skills. We then went out on the track around the PGL site which included obstacles like roots, bumps and burns. While we … Continued
Another great activity was fencing!
One of the activities we took part in was Aeroball. Whilst on trampolines, we had to score goals in the opposite – or diagonally opposite – goals. Rounds only lasted three minutes as all that bouncing really got the heart … Continued
We have had a long but very enjoyable second day here at PGL! Each group had four daytime activities and then we all had one evening activity. Today Groups 1 and 2 had Raft Building, Aeroball, Giant Swing and Mountain … Continued
Thursday 7th June: Magnifying! Joe was keen to bring in his small magnifying glass, to have a closer look at some of the natural wonders in our back field. I took photos using an add on lens on the class iPad. … Continued