Fruit Salad – Food Technology

Class 4 have been researching the ingredients of canned Fruit Salad as part of their Food Technology project. It was fun looking and smelling different brands – but the best activity was eating it! Their next step is to use what they have found out to design their own recipes.

Making our Owl puppets!

We have begun making our Owl puppets this week using a running stitch to sew the pieces of felt together.  Children worked very sensibly with their needle and thread and, despite finding the sewing a little tricky at first, perserved throughout ! Well done Class 5!

Glove Puppets!

In DT this term we are going to be designing and creating our own Owl puppets based around our English journey ‘The Owl who is Afraid of the Dark.’ We began today by investigating different types of puppets including glove puppets, finger puppets and rod puppets. We looked at and Read more…

Exploring puppets

In class 6 we have been exploring puppets before we begin to make our own puppets based on the book The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. We looked at how the puppets were made and the colours used and discussed which ones were our favourites.

Light up Robots

Class 10 made their own robot models in DT. There were inspired by reading Ted Hughes “Iron Man”. They had also been studying electricity in Science and knew all about circuits and switches so it was fun to apply this knowledge to make the robots light up.

Paper bag puppets

Class 4 made paper bag puppets in DT as part of their linked learning investigations into toys from the past. They drew their designs first and then used collage to decorate their final product. The children evaluated their puppets and decided what they liked best about their work and what Read more…

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