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We created our own Supertato superhero pictures.
On Wednesday this week Class 2 took part in a Sports Day on the field organised by Mr Carr. They all had a great time and took part in lots of different activities!
This week has been all about Superheroes in Class 2! We have done lots of activities including designing our own superhero, outfit and special powers. We used the computer and created more characters online and completed Maths and English activities all around Superheroes. We used the Hamma beads to make our own emblem. Check out our photographs from this week.
To finish off our week on life cycles we learnt about the frog life cycle. We spoke about the different stages and how long it takes for the egg (frogspawn,) to turn into a frog. We made a sequence wheel and made an edible cycle using fruit and vegetables.
Making our frog life cycles
Continuing our work on the Very Hungry Caterpillar we designed and made our own butterflies. Safely (and under grown up supervision!) we used the saws and sandpaper to make the butterfly body, and then decorated paper plates to make the wings. We were aiming to make symmetrical wings, following on from the symmetry work we did in the morning.
We started this weeks' work on life cycles by watching The Hungry Caterpillar story. We spoke about how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly. We created our own hungry caterpillars by printing using paint and by making paper chains. We had fun making our caterpillars as long as we could.
Making our own hungry caterpillars.
This week we are learning about life cycles. We have some tadpoles in class to watch how they grow and develop into frogs
VE Day celebrations
After learning about VE day this week we finished on Friday with a day dedicated to celebrating it. We started by decorating the corridor and our class room with the colours of the Union Jack. Next we made our own army scenes using toys and sand, and had a mini-picnic at lunch. We learnt all about the sacrifices people made during the war and how important it is to say thank you and remember what happened.
We are having a VE Day Celebration on Friday 8th May. We have been preparing by decorating our own VE Day themed plates and cups. The main colours we used were red, white and blue.
Preparing for our VE Day celebrations
This week we are learning about VE Day as it is the 75th anniversary this year. During the war food was rationed and they had to make pancakes using water and not milk. We made normal pancakes which tasted 'yummy yummy,' and then we made wartime pancakes that tasted 'horrible like a sponge.'
Comparing normal and wartime pancakes
We have made emergency vehicles using junk modelling materials. Can you guess which vehicles we have made? Miss Simpson joined in and made a police van.
Making emergency vehicles.
As we are talking about heroes this week we have been learning more about soldiers. We have made our own craft soldiers and recreated a battlefield in the sand tray. We made bunkers with the sand to protect the soldiers.
Playing together in Class 2.