Category Archives: Winter

Our week 14 Jan – 1 Feb

Ahem, well the eagle-eyed will see that this post is about ‘our weeks’ but anyway…  As always, January flies by with Andrew’s and Edward’s birthdays.  We had a quiet day for Andrew’s birthday, although we did get a babysitter and … Continue reading

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Forest School

We love forest school: it even comes up in Edward and Isaac’s pretend play (all sorts of things – trains, cars, lego people – go to forest school!) so we were really pleased to be able to sign up to … Continue reading

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Ice experiments

The snow has almost gone so we were talking today about how snow melts.  We decided to do some simple experiments to test the effect of salt on ice (ie when the roads are gritted) and talked about what insulators are. … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice!

Following our snowy walk, we decided to make some snowy pictures.  I’ve noticed that Edward has become much more interested in arts and crafts over the past few months and this activity was at his instigation.  He’s now at the … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice: Winter study

I’ve recently purchased one of these wonderful nature study units called ‘Snow and Ice’, which has some great activity ideas for this current snap of chilly weather.  Edward and I went on a snowy nature walk this morning while Isaac had his nap, so … Continue reading

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