As an end of term treat Kangaroos earned a water day. The day started with them getting changed into suitable clothing then we went out into the shaded area of the field and tested out different plastic trays to see which one would hold the most pebbles before sinking. After break we had a water race but there was a problem with the buckets-
Kangaroos have had a busy end of year in Year 4. We have made Minecraft worlds and written stories about them. We have created tongue twisters and had competitions repeating them. We have also done printing to make a new symbol for the USA as part of our Road trip to the USA topic. We learned about dream-catchers and made our own with beads,
Kangaroo class had a great time exploring the Ashmolean museum in Oxford this week. They got to look at different types of coins and even shared what they found with their classmates. Then we had a great workshop on looking at Anglo Saxon artefacts and trying to work out what they were used for. The children came up with some great ideas. After lunch
Kangaroos learnt about what happens during a solstice as our host country this term is Argentina. There is going to be a full solstice there on 1st July. The children did a great job using oil pastels to show an interpretation of the colours during a solstice. Here are some photos of some of their work.
Kangaroos had a very messy and fun afternoon investigating how their digestive system works. The investigation used tights, bread, orange juice, water and a saucepan to demonstrate how the body uses the nutrients from what we eat and how it gets rid of what we don’t need. Most of the class enjoyed getting their hands messy and taking part. The children did very well
Kangaroos had a very exciting time making healthy pizzas as part of their topic ‘What’s on the menu?’. They chose between sweetcorn, mushrooms or red and yellow peppers as their healthy toppings. Then they added lighter cheddar to melt on the top. It was great fun and we talked about how we should try new foods once and then twice just to make sure