## Problem solving

The ducklings have enjoyed solving the problem of how to get the apples out of the cylinders by just using the water and pipettes. It was also a good activity for strengthening their finger muscles to prepare them for writing.

Category: Ducklings

## Making Arctic Explorer dens

The Ducklings and Little Chicks have loved working together to create Arctic explorer dens.

Category: Ducklings

## Problem Solving

The Ducklings were working cooperatively together to help solve the problem of helping the bus to travel across the river. They had to discuss their course of action, the materials that they would need and how they would carry out their plan.

Category: Ducklings

## Ding, ding! Hop on board!

The Ducklings have been pretending to be passengers on a bus. They have been solving different maths word problems, paying for their tickets and solving halving and doubling problems with passenger numbers.

## Solving Eagles' Riddles in OAA

Hawks had a fantastic session in OAA trying to solve the riddles set by Eagles to find out their word given by clues.

How did find solving the problems? Where did your clues take you? What did you enjoy most about the OAA session?

Category: Hawks

## Hawks OAA

In OAA last week, Hawks focused on working as part of a team, communication and riddle solving.

What did you enjoy most about OAA last week? What worked well in your teams? What does your team need to think about next week? What riddles can you think of?

Category: Hawks

## Plank problem

We had to solve the problem of helping the animals get around the'flooded' farm. The animals could not walk on the ground! But had to move around the farm by walking across the planks. The children had to work together to think about where to place the different sized planks.

Category: Ducklings

## Finding different ways to make a total

The Ducklings have been using their addition skills to explore different ways to make a particular total such as 10 or 5.

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## Problem Solving Day in Herons

Today was maths problem solving day and we loved it in Herons class.

We had to solve the problem of sorting out the natural materials outside into a pictogram. We sorted out the leaves, bark, twigs and stones.

We also had the problem of interpreting our data from our tally chart. We needed…

Category: Herons

## Problem Solving in Hawk Class

Well done Hawks for some fantastic problem solving. You all worked well to a budget and managed to recalcualte when given specific items to buy, applying your methods accurately.

Category: Hawks

## *Doves' Problem Solving Day

The children in Doves were presented with a problem:   Father Christmas’ toy workshop has broken down and there are only 19 days left before Christmas day!!! Father Christmas needs your help. You are tasked with: Finding as many toys as you can and adding up the price to see how much you have…

Category: Doves

## Owls Problem Solving

On Friday 17th January, Owls had a very active problem solving day. We worked in our teams to complete a jump challenge. In our teams we all had to jump, measure and record. We then had to solve problems using the data we collected. This involved converting cm…

Category: Owls