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Older ASC gallery and information posts up to 5th February 2024

29th January Week

 

This week our younger room have been enjoying the year 2 topic 'Brilliant Britain'. They have made their own soldier bookmarks, flags, london skyline pictures and taken a trip to the 'Avenue Carvery'. Dishing up their own roast dinners and making their ideal plate. We even had some children take on the role of servers, helping to hand out the food to the other children. 

Our older room have been focusing on the year 5 topic 'Lost In Space' and the year 6 topic 'Survival Of The Fittest'. Making fabulous space helmets, astronauts and Galapagos giant tortoises. They even had time to create a new display of snowdrop flowers for the front reception. 

Friday the children took part in a science experiment with milk, food colouring and washing up liquid. These made some amazing patterns and they all enjoyed creating different designs. 

22nd January Week

 

This week our younger room have been making crafts based on the year  1 topic 'Castles'. We also had a play around with some fairytale crafts. They have been making some great 3D castles, 3 little pigs crowns, a Rapunzel picture and a frog prince.

Our older room have been looking at the year 4 topic 'Stone Age'. Making some brilliant Stonehenge models, mammoth colour by number pictures, stone age houses and 3D stone age characters. 

For 'Fun Friday' all of the children participated in bread painting. We mix food dye with milk and they can paint bread, we then toast it and it makes a tasty colourful snack. 

15th January week

 

This week our younger room have been making crafts base on the Reception year group topic 'Our world'. They have made some lovely world pictures, aeroplanes and a family tree. 

The older children are looking at the Year 3 topic 'Mirror Mirror'. They've produced some fantastic weaved mermaids, Little Red Riding Hood PlayDoh creations and Tinkerbell. 

Friday the children used their creativeness to the maximum with a junk modelling afternoon, using their imaginations to create some brilliant crafts. 

9th January Week

 

This week, both of the rooms have been enjoying all crafts winter! From winter hats, winter trees and snowmen to penguins and polar bears. Fridays activity the children loved decorating biscuits to look like melted snowmen. We even managed to brave the weather and go outside to play this week. 

4th December Week

 

This week our younger room have been enjoying a variety of Christmas crafts including snowman handprint pictures and winter hats as well as lots of Playdoh fun, scratch art and bracelet making. 

 

The older children have been looking at the year 6 topic 'Brilliant British Inventors'. Making some fantastic lightbulbs and telephones. They have also been getting creative with Aqua Beads and colouring.

 

Friday afternoon both rooms enjoyed making their own Xmas tree decorations.

13th November week 

 

This week our younger room have been doing crafts relating to the year 1 topic 'Toys and Games'. Making some puzzles, planes and a Thaumatrope. 

Our older children have been enjoying the year 3 topic 'protect our planet'. Making some lovely apples, planets and turtles. 

Friday the children all joined in with junk modelling, we had so many fantastic creations from teddy bear costumes to guitars!

6th November week 

 

This week we have been celebrating Guy Fawkes night, Diwali and Rememberance day with a variety of crafts.

Friday afternoon the children enjoyed a tasty pizza making afternoon in the shape of Rememberance poppies.

The children also worked together to build a fort, and had fun in the play kitchen making the staff lots of fun food creations. 

16th October Week 

 

This week the younger children have been continuing with their Halloween themed crafts with the older children starting this also. 

Lots of spiders, bats, decorations and pumpkins!

Fridays activity was a Halloween themed scavenger hunt. The children were sat down to watch a short movie about the story of a witch named Glinda who had lost her cats within the school. All 42 of them! The children then had lots of fun searching around the school for them, if they returned all 42 cats to their bed again they would receive a special reward (popcorn and a drink). 

9th October week 

 

This week the younger room have started their Halloween crafts early! With the older room focusing on all things Autumn. 

Fridays activity was thoroughly enjoyed by the children as they were able to make some yummy 'mummy pizzas'. 

2nd October week 

 

This week the younger children have been enjoying lots of autumn crafts including rainbow hedgehogs, tissue paper trees and owls. The older children have been exploring the Year 6 topic 'Polar Regions'. Making some lovely polar bear and igloo pictures along with a walrus. 

Friday afternoon we decided to get into the Halloween spirit early and made our own pumpkin biscuits. We have had lot soft outdoor play this week with the weather being dry and finished Friday afternoon again with a film and dinner in the hall. 

25th September Week 

 

This week our younger room have been enjoying crafts based on the year 2 topic 'Growing Up'. We have made some healthy salad plates, paper plate watermelons and some handprint pictures with questions on what we might be like when we grow up. 

The older room have been looking at the year 5 topic 'Dark Ages'. They have made some great shields, masks and some lovely colourings. 

Both rooms have also worked hard to create a new display for the school reception area. You may have seen our fantastic leaf fairies when you have come in to collect. 

Friday the children enjoyed some messy fun by making some stress balls out of balloons and flour followed by a cosy film in the hall with dinner. 

4th September week

 

This week we have all been getting used to being back in routine and getting up early. We have tried to make this week as easy and calm as possible for those children who may be struggling with the longer days in ASC back at school. 

We have enjoyed a range of 'free' craft activities and general play to keep everybody happy including a film here and there for those who are more tired than others.