Our Monarch butterflies have been busy hatching from their chrysalis. We have now had five butterflies (four females and one male) and more will be hatching soon. After they hatch we have been releasing them into the garden and it is lovely to see so many butterflies fluttering about in the school yard 🙂 […]
There has been a range of interesting and odd animals for us to observe and learn about in the Science Lab. Some of them have become great pets, so I thought I would give them their own post to introduce them to the people who haven’t been lucky enough to meet them yet. The Hermit […]
The year ones in Room One have been working hard to create this documentary all about worms!
The year ones and twos in Room 3 have been working hard to make a documentary that explains all the things they have learnt about snails.
The pre-primary and year one children in room 21 have been busy making a documentary to show all the things they have learnt about ants. Together we made a list of all the facts we have learnt about ants. Then we had to write about and illustrate the information. Next, we had to practise our ‘lines’ so […]
The year ones have been busy studying some of the different animals found in the schoolyard. Last week they observed and learnt about snails. We discovered many new things, like: A snail’s body is called a ‘foot’. Snails have four ‘tentacles’, two with eyes on them and two to help them feel. Snails can not […]
This week the year ones have been learning all about ants. We carefully observed some ants in the playground and under a digital microscope in class. We studied what they looked like and talked about the names of their body parts. Then we read a book about ants to find out lots of information about […]
The year ones have been busy learning about small animals that live in our schoolyard. Recently, we learnt about worms. We looked closely at worms with magnifying glasses and learnt about all their main body parts. We then read a book about worms and learnt about where they live , what they eat and how […]
The year two classes are learning about GROWING AND CHANGING this term. As part of their studies they have been observing the growth and changes in a mealworm’s lifecycle. So far we have learnt that mealworms are actually the larva of the Darkling beetle. We have watched the mealworms grow and moult their skins as […]