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‘rainbow colours….sunshine and rain!’

For my final workshop session with Milne Class, we started with some visual images of rainbows and rich and varied colour textures to introduce the idea of colour stories. I encouraged the children to notice the differences and changes in … Continue reading

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‘islands, rainbows, and water thunder…weatherland!’

On my return to Rosen class it was lovely to see the ‘treasure map’ that we had made enhancing the story cave in the classroom. The children had added extra drawings and thoughts to it reflecting their ideas. It’s setting seems … Continue reading

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‘like a shooting star….!’

Our cosmic space was looking ‘otherworldly’, especially with the lights out, when the torches and tealights brought the illuminated surface details and colours to life. The children were amazed as they entered this atmospheric environment and the ‘strangeness’ was enhanced … Continue reading

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‘cosmic wonders….’

When I met Milne Class for the first time it was interesting to think about where I could build on the learning initiated by Rosie, and develop it further. After discussions with Karen, the teacher, and observing the cloakroom space … Continue reading

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‘ X marks the spot….!’

Clare had captured the children’s thoughts and recorded them on the ‘thinking tree’ and we used these as a reference and startpoint for our next activity. I felt it would be a new learning experience for the children to share … Continue reading

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‘imagining….mapping…..treasure!’

When I visited Fulbridge to plan for the next session some of the children were keen to show me how they had continued to experiment with using collage to explore ‘looking through things’….as it was a lovely bright sunny day … Continue reading

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lighting them up….

We decided to use the new ‘storycave’ as an intimate space to explore the lanterns that the children had made. To link the sensory feel of the space to our ‘winter wonderland’ outside we lined the cave with reflective surfaces, … Continue reading

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