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‘….wonders and mysteries…’

For the next session with Rosen class I wanted to further develop the investigations with reflective materials and kaleidoscopes following the interest the children had shown in ‘looking through things’, and to use the ‘lanterns’ we had made to explore … Continue reading

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***…I wish I lived here all day….***

…..as I travelled home after a long and ‘interesting’ day setting up my visualised sensory space, I reflected on the many creative skills I had drawn upon to bring it together….imagination, risktaking…(trying something new with the very concept of the space, … Continue reading

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***ice magic…sensory spaces***

During the last session, Rosen class had great fun creating individual and collaborative ‘constructions’ in the classroom, and painting backdrops as a startpoint for creating an area outside that could be used as an evolving space for active learning. Following this … Continue reading

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***ice collages***

Whilst taking photographs for my ‘ice magic’ images I noticed leaves captured in frozen water so this led me to devise a a simple activity that the children could easily access and develop themselves…and to introduce a little wonder and … Continue reading

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….constructions and collaborations….

On the delivery day session at Fulbridge at Fulbridge many of the children in Rosen Class were out of school for religious celebrations, so I thought it would be an opportunity to share the activities with the children in Dahl class next door. … Continue reading

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Ice Magic ***

Following on from the ‘character collage’ activity, Claire and I had discussed ways of developing creative explorations using some familiar startpoints that children accessed in the classroom, and then seeing how we could extend and link these startpoints to themes … Continue reading

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creatures and stories…sowing seeds

To extend the idea of individually expressive tactile collages and to link it in with the current story theme about ‘The Gingerbread Man’, I introduced a simple way of creating ‘characters’ . Following on from the first session I wanted to … Continue reading

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