Lyndhurst have made hugs to send to their family and friends far away. These delightful hugs will brighten their day. ‘A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.’ Bill Keane ‘Hugs are invented to let people know that you love them without having to say anything.’
Drama is a powerful art where you can express yourself freely. The children enjoyed finding objects letting their imaginations go free and use the household object as a prop. They also played ‘Body Sculpture Olympics’ using their body to make an object or character. Along with this they enjoyed learning the moves to a Greatest…
Being creative is so relaxing. This week for Design & Technology the children cut, coloured, stuck and had fun making their own bunting. The earliest bunting was connected to the flags used on the ships of the Royal Navy. The sailor who had the job of raising the flags on board is still known as the “bunt”.
The birds are being well fed around Lyndhurst by these yummy treats. They were messy to make but delicious for the birds. It is wonderful to be able to care for the natural world around us.
Why is balance so important? Sports is fundamental to the children’s development alongside simply being fun. Improving balance and sensory processing skills early in life will help our children to excel and to overcome challenges. Balance is the ability to maintain control of a particular body position whilst performing a given task with minimal sway….
Watercolours are a beautiful way to create delicate paintings. Using watercolours is relaxing and can be used in many different ways as seen in these two different paintings.
Each week the children have a different mindful focus. The children explored the importance of mindset. It is important to remember ‘The only true failure can come if you quit.’ Mindset is the way our brain perceives ourselves and the world. Our mindset helps us look at problems and mistakes in a positive way! A growth mindset is believing in the…
Following the inauguration of Joe Biden last week, the children looked at what makes a good leader. They were encouraged to think about what they would do if they were Prime Minister for the day. They considered the following questions: What different types of leaders are there? Can you think of any traits that these people have…
This week’s Rainbow Challenge was centred on Scotland and Burns Night on January 25th. The children put on a wonderful effort. Some of our resident experts on all things Scottish read a Robert Burns poems to their class and wore very fetching traditional attire. There was even the haggis being presented and children learnt that Scots deep fry Mars Bars!
Who is Piet Mondrian? Squares, straight lines…and dance moves! Upper School explored the abstract art of Piet Mondrian. Piet Mondrian is a Dutch artist best known for his abstract paintings. The children used colours, shapes and textures to create their own abstract art pieces. They thought carefully about where to place the lines and used the colours red, yellow and blue to develop their compositions.