Each year 2 class have to do a mini presentation about shelter - either for a human or an animal. During discovery time Room 10 learnt how to make shoebox dioramas. We used paint, glue gun, sticks, string and paper to create a farm scene. This was used as a teaching tool to show the children how to make a diorama which they may use in their presentation later this term.
Friday, July 31, 2015
One of our 'can do' activities during reading and writing time was to make a shelter of some sort for an animal or human. It was a popular activity and motivated them to finish their 'must do's' in record time. Here are a few of the mini projects the children made.
The focus for the first 5 weeks of Term 3 is 'Do all living things need shelter?' To start the topic off each day one table made a hut to work in the following day. The children loved designing their huts, some even had chimneys! They worked well as a group and all was quiet on the western front...