This term, Year 2 have been learning about different ways of joining fabrics as part of their topic on making puppets. Last week the children practised the different stitches and created fairy tale character bookmarks. This week the children have made a glove puppet from a kit so that they have experienced the process of making a puppet before designing and creating their own, original design. Here are some photos of our work so far…
Thank goodness the heavy rain didn’t arrive yesterday while Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 were at the beach! Although it was overcast and a little blustery in the morning, by the afternoon the sun had come out and it was very pleasant.
When Key Stage One arrived at the beach, their first job was to make a line of stones at the edge of the water, so that we could monitor the tide. The children then had some free play time in the sand.
About 11am, while Reception stayed to play a little longer, Year 1 went for a short walk to explore the flaura, fauna and cliffs and Year 2 walked to the site of The Amsterdam to find out more about the shipwreck.
After lunch back at our base, the children went off in their groups to explore the rock pools. This left a little time for free play and kite flying before it was time to return to school. As usual, Year 2 took the last minibus journey and used the extra time to take a brisk walk up to the playground.
We had a lovely time and hope you enjoy this selection of photos taken on the day.
Wow! The children have excelled themselves this week with their poetry writing. We have been looking at Kit Wright’s poem “The Magic Box” and the children were brimming with ideas for their own magic box.
I am so proud of how far their literacy has come on this year! Well done Year 2.