London Bridge

After reading the nursery rhyme London Bridge, the Ducklings investigated building a bridge that would be strong enough to carry a London bus! They used all sorts of different junk materials to test out their ideas.

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investigation construction

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Which material is best?

This week we have explored which material would be the best for a window in our homes.

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investigation Understanding the World

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Skittles colour experiment

The Ducklings loved watching what happens when they made a repeating pattern with coloured sweets and then poured water on!

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investigation

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Colourful Bubbles

The bubble wands have been out this week and the Ducklings and Little Chicks have loved exploring all of the rainbow colours that are in each of the bubbles that they make.

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outdoor learning investigation

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Colour mixing

Outside the Ducklings have enjoyed using the painting window to explore mixing the colour on.

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art investigation Creative learning

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Finding the colours of the rainbow

The Ducklings have been exploring in the garden to try and find a natural item for every colour of the rainbow!

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investigation Rainbows Understanding the World

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Exploring colour mixing

The Ducklings have been investigating colour mixing by overlapping coloured cellophane sheets and shining light through them.

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investigation Understanding the World

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Helping Marissa the Mermaid

Marissa the Mermaid has lost some of her scales and now her tail isn't waterproof. She needs help from the Ducklings to find a waterproof material to cover her tail until her scales grow back. The Ducklings have been investigating which materials would make the best waterproof cover.

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investigation Understanding the World

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Man over board!

The Ducklings have been testing the pirate ships that they built to see if they could float. They also investigated to see how many pirate passengers they could safely fit on board before capsizing!

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outdoor learning water investigation Understanding the World

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Magnetic or not?

The Ducklings have been exploring to see if the objects washed up on the beach are magnetic or not. They have then sorted the objects according to what they found.

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investigation Understanding the World

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Parrots' Maths Investigation

The children in Parrots have been learning about the place value of numbers as well as their number bonds to 10 and 100. Today the children took part in a Maths investigation where they created their own numbers and then found 1 more, 1 less as well as 10 more and 10 less. They all worked hard…

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maths investigation

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Parrots Science Investigation

The children in Parrots were all scientists yesterday. Poor Teddy had a hole in his umbrella and we needed to find which would be the best material to fix it. So all of the children conducted an investigation to test whether fabric, paper, tissue or plastic would be the best material to fix…

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ks1 parrots science investigation

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