This past week has been another busy one in P3. The children have really been enjoying their Activity Based Learning times where they have been carrying out tasks related to our current Word Around Us theme of transport. The children have been making their own pin models of different forms of transport, creating transport models from junk, building moving vehicles from large construction toys, recording one another giving travel reports, investigating how slopes and different surfaces affect the distance and speed of cars and they have even had the chance to visit our very own P3 travel agents, to book some exciting trips.
In order to answer a very good question some children had asked, which was ‘how can big heavy boats float?’, we have had fun getting our hands wet while experimenting with plasticine to see what types of shapes float and which don’t.
We all really enjoyed Thursday which was World Book day, when we were allowed to take our books everywhere with us and just 'drop everything and read' each time the bell went…which might explain why we were seen sitting in the middle of the PE hall, in our PE kits, reading! Turns out we have some real book worms who were able to hunt and name all twenty characters from children’s books, who had been hidden around the hall. Another enjoyable activity for World Book day.
Finally our last bit of big news is that after building up to it for some time, we have just started to do tens and units adding sums with carrying and it doesn’t look like very long before we’ll be experts. Watch this space!