Transdisplinary learning in Butterflies

We have incorporated Language, Maths, Arts, Drama and Music while reading the big book about Five Little Ducks. We read the book, discussed the pictures, went to the farm to take a look at a real pond and compare it to that in the book. Then we set up a pond in a...

Colours and Sorting

Over a period of a couple of weeks we have been reading a book about colours, the students chose their favourite and painted a sheet of paper in that colour. Then they went on a “colour hunt” around to ECC to see if they could find any items that were in...

Wednesday Morning in the Art area

On Wednesday, we spent an amazing morning in the art room. The students painted with tempera paints using paint brushes and were excited to find out they were able to make new colours by mixing various colours of paint. For example, they created the “new...

First Weeks in K1 Butterflies

We have spent the first weeks getting to know each other and the environment, settling in and adjusting to new routines and, the most important of all, having lots of fun and learning together. Also, we worked together on setting up our welcome display board and the...