Year 2 created their own mindfulness jars today! The children know that mindfulness is all about taking time away from distractions, being present in the moment and keeping relaxed by doing things that make us feel peaceful. These jars can be used to keep calm and to take our mind off any worries. Advertisements Continue reading Mindfulness jars 🔮
Today Year 2 took part in a practical lesson, investigating different types of measurement. They completed tasks involving length, mass, temperature and capacity. The children enjoyed using equipment rulers, weighing scales, thermometers and beakers. Continue reading Marvellous measuring 📏
Robins have been learning about Pop Art and the work of Andy Warhol. Last week they recreated this style by creating their own repeated pattern using bright coloured paints. First, the children etched a pattern on polystyrene – this was based on our Science theme of plants so designs included leaves, palm trees, seeds, roses, tulips, pine cones, bluebells and more! Then, they rolled a … Continue reading Pop Art printing 🎨
In Year 2, children have been learning how to tell the time on an analogue clock. So far this week we have covered o’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to. Tomorrow children will be learning how to read the time in 5 minute intervals (5 past, 20 past, 25 to, 10 to, etc). Any practise that can be done at home to support this … Continue reading What’s the time? ⏰
Our 5 plants have remained in their different conditions for another week (no water, no sunlight, no heat, too much heat and control). Today we checked on their growth, and each plant has made a lot of progress since last week! The control plant has been getting everything it needs to grow, and is still the strongest, healthiest, greenest and most upright. We couldn’t believe … Continue reading Plant observations – week 2 🔍
Spellings to learn for a test next Monday 1st April 2019 Common Exception words: am animals another any around add -y, -ied, -ier, -est replied tried happier tiniest shinier Continue reading Spelling Homework!!
This term in D &T, year 2 have been looking at the challenges faced but gardeners. This week children designed a product that would help gardeners combat some of the challenges they face- they will be making this next week. In order for children to make this, it would be helpful if children could bring in plastic bottles/ kitchen roll (not toilet roll) material, plastic … Continue reading D & T