Our spring project this year was “April Showers” What is rain? Where does it come from? When does it rain? Why do we need rain? We spent the first day of our April showers project “cloud watching” and circle time started every day with a “quick cloud check!!” See our step by step guide of how it all happened.
Both Year 1 and Year 2 students painted their pots in beautiful bright colours. The following week in gardening hour they got their green fingers working and planted their pansies. The children really enjoyed planting with soil and turning their pots into masterpieces. A nice surprise for Mothers Day! See our March Gardening 2013 stage-by-stage guide to view the process.
We had great fun creating our own Spring flowers during arts & crafts time. The children took inspiration from the pansies to create their 3 dimensional spring flowers. One of our happy comments included - “My paper flower is so bright and has come alive!”. Read more about our Spring Flowers" in our project blog.
It was mid Sept. when we introduced the gardening class to broad beans. Karen explained that the beans needed roots to grow and the beans needed to be place in a moist tissue to grow roots. This was going to take time and as the roots grew, the next stage of the process followed…… See our stage by stage guide of how it all happened!