We love being outside on chilly days, today we got wrapped up and used the paint brushes to paint with water outdoors. We enjoyed finding different surfaces to paint on and using different methods like dabbing and splatting.
“I’m writing, I’m writing” (2016.17.66) one boy tells me. He then goes on to say “snake” while he’s mark making and encourages me to join in saying “Manda do snake”. Then when he’s finished he paints over his marks and tells me “I’m wiping. Wiping it”.
We had a visitor to our Forest School today, a little mouse. We watched him run around and tried to think about what he might eat. Ali guessed “stick” and Jacob said “a flower”. We tried lots of different things although what he liked the most was cheese and a tiny piece of bread!
During out door play we spotted a worm and we stopped to have a look. It was very interesting watching the worm and we wondered where he might go, maybe to the shops? We noticed that ther worm was wiggling and that’s how he moved around. We watched him until he went in to the grid and down into the water.
Links to Development Matters:
UTW – The World (22-36m)
CL – Speaking (8-20m) (16-26m)