Our Spring first half term topic is all about Dinosaurs. We have so many exciting things planned and the children have already enjoyed exploring some swampy tuff spots and some dinosaur eggs they found in our playground!
We found a dinosaur footprint in our room!
We estimated how many shoes would fit inside it
21 children's shoes fitted inside the footprint
We drew what we thought a dinosaur egg looked like
We sewed some coloured wool around the egg
It took a lot of concentration
Adding scales & spikes on dinosaur playdough mats
A cornflour swamp of glitter, rocks, dinos & eggs
What does it feel like?
Our sound swamp, do you dare to pull out a sound?
The children can make real and nonsense words
We found some dinosaur eggs in our playground
The children designed a box to keep them safe
Finding dinosaur eggs using tweezers
Printing some dinosaur patterns
We made some swamp water & dino eggs...
Using jelly and chocolate eggs!!!
Building a dinosaur home
Our own Tansley palaeontologist!
We used plaster to make some dinosaur teeth!
The children became Palaeontologists for the day
The used tools and brushes to find the teeth
It took time and patience to brush away the sand
We discovered some great big, sharp, teeth!
We dipped balloons in plaster of paris
We hung the balloons up to dry
Look at our incredible dinosaur eggs
Deciding which dinosaur laid the eggs...
We made some edible dinosaur eggs
We mixed the ingredients together
YUMMY T-REX EGGS!
The children wrote some instructions
They described their eggs