Learning at home

During the unusual circumstances of the coronavirus, we would like to offer parents, carers, school teachers and anyone involved with children an opportunity to take part in daily learning outside. Each of the activities you see below have been written and/or tested by us. It gives your children a chance to do something outdoors, and in some cases indoors.

Please be sure to comply 100% with Government guidelines, on the amount of time spent outdoors, social distancing, and more.

Keep safeā€¦ and keep loving learning.

Drawing a sound map

Hello! We hope you had a lovely Easter weekend! Now the 'holiday' is over we are back to the regular lockdown routine. So back to our daily posts! We are receiving some lovely photographs of everyone taking part in our activities, thank you! We have posted some here. Please do continue to send them in!Now […]

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Making panpipes

This week we are going to do a bit of a sound focus. For today, that means making panpipes. You will need: 7 drinking straws (as wide as possible), scissors, a ruler, some tape. Take 7 straws. Leave the first straw full length. Use the ruler to measure 2 cm on the next straw and […]

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String Phone

Very simple but rather fun for a friday. Through out the holidays, every friday we will post up a mini science activity for your children to enjoy! You will need: some cups (you can use empty food tins if you want but be careful of sharp edges!), a sharp pencil or pen (or something to […]

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Thistle faces

A lovely little activity for a walk. You can do this anywhere - on the beach on the sand using seaweed, stones and shells, in a forest on the floor using flowers, twigs and leaves, on a salt marsh using flowers, plants and shells... as well as somewhere near thistles! Its a lot of fun! […]

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Beach Treasure and jewellery

You will need: some beach treasure (pretty/special stones, sea glass, shells) and a glass jar or some bendy wire (we used some from an old plug wire that had broken, but you can buy some too - soldering wire works well - or you can buy some pre bent wire for stone necklace pendants) - […]

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Making salt crystals

You will need: a jar, some boiling water, string, a spoon, salt, patience! Stir salt into boiling hot water until no more salt will dissolve (crystals start to appear at the bottom of the container). Be sure the water is as close to boiling as possible. Carefully pour the solution into your jar. (putting a […]

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