As part of our work on about the Christian Easter Story, we focused on the symbol of the egg and why that is important in representing new life at Easter time. We looked at a variety of decorated eggs then used craft materials to decorate one of our own. Take a look at our creations:
As part of our work on Plants in Science, we focused on the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees. We took part in a range of activities all about trees, including using some trees in our school grounds to do some bark rubbings.
As part of our Food and Nutrition unit of work in D&T- Bring on Breakfast, we made fruit kebabs. We learnt how to prepare the fruit, how to use the bridge and claw grips to safely cut each piece of fruit and how to safely put the fruit pieces on to the kebab stick. We really enjoyed eating our fruit kebabs too!
A big thank you to Miss D who planned some wonderful pirate themed activities for Year 1 to do. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed taking part in their Pirate Adventure!
Take a look at some photos of our work on exploring mass in Maths. We used non-standard units of measurement and used key words to discuss our observations including heavier, lighter, and equal.
As part of our work on our Food and Nutrition unit in D&T, we have been focusing on the importance of eating a healthy breakfast. We tasted a variety of fruit that could be eaten as part of a healthy breakfast. This included some fresh, tinned, dried and frozen fruits. After tasting each fruit, we described the fruit using sensory vocabulary.
In Maths this week we have been focusing on comparing and measuring length/ height. We began our work by comparing the length/ heights of different objects in our school environment. We thought carefully about the key vocabulary used when comparing including longer, taller and shorter. We used sound recorders to record what we compared.
We had a fabulous day for World Book Day in Year 1 Evenlode Class. It was great to see everyone enjoying books and dressed in their pyjamas as part of our bedtime stories dress up. We enjoyed our visit to our school library and shared some of our favourite books with children from Year 2/ Year 4. If you haven't already visited it yet, take a look at the World Book Day website which has a wealth of book related information and activities: www.worldbookday.com/
We had a fun afternoon with Miss D where we got to design and make pirate biscuits. Some of us also made some pirate flags. We are looking forward to our Pirate fun continuing next week!
In D&T this term we are focusing on Healthy Breakfasts as part of our work on food and nutrition. Today we tasted a variety to fruits that people may have for or with their breakfasts. We explored fresh, dried and tinned fruits. We thought of words to describe the taste of the fruits such as sweet, sour, juicy, bitter, sticky.
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