I hope you all had a fun, safe and peaceful Easter.
Here are some activities for you to try at home!
In our last topic 'Land Ahoy!' we learned a little about explorers such as captain James Cook. People have explored the Earth for centuries, but some people have explored even further ... such as the moon!
Monday 20th April marks the 48th anniversy of the Apollo 16 Moon Landing.
You can read about it here:
National Earth Day
Wednesday 22nd April is National Earth Day.
- use less electricity by switching lights off
- protect the waterways by not dumping rubbish
- not litter the environment
- save the bees
- another environment problem that you think is important!
St. George's Day
Thursday 23rd April is he feast of St. George.
St. George is the patron saint of England.
Here is one version of the story of St. George and the Dragon:
Now the Science bit ...
Isn't the weather lovely?
I love sunny weather, its great for planting seeds in the garden (I'm hoping for onions, tomatoes and lettuces!), but for the plants to grow, they will also need rain.
Before schools shut, we looked briefly at where rain comes from as part of our learning.
Here's a diagram:
All you need is a small plastic bag, some food colouring (or an old felt tip pen) and a black pen.
Send me a photo if it works!
Here's a link to the instructions:
Once Upon a Time ...
Sometimes on my walks I like to go and see the local pigs in their field.
It reminds me of the story of the Three Little Pigs ... can you write a story about these little pigs? Or maybe a poem?
I wonder what adventures they might get up to?