Behaviours for learning

As part of behaviours for learning focus today Puffins have been expanding their concentration techniques. First we have to count to 50 without saying the number 4, then we had to not get distracted by our friends pulling faces at us (even when they were really funny!) and finally we had to balance a book on our heads whilst moving. All of these skills take an amazing amount of concentration and the Puffins were great at it.

Reaching a goal

Puffin class have been discussing the importance of having a goal and working hard to achieve it.

To achieve our goals we need to:

– work hard (Shai-Ann)
– practise (Millie)
– concentrate (Ava)
– persevere (Kenzie)

Jacob: I would like to achieve getting better at number bonds
Tommy. L: I want to running fast than Flash in PE
Charlie: I would like to learn all of my number bonds to 10
Ryan: I would like to do maths better
Millie: I would like to practise and get better at drawing
Oliver: I would like to achieve of not being scared of really high things
Dehwa: I would like to get better at listening and doing instructions

Light and Dark

This week for our science topic Puffins have been learning all about ‘Light and Dark’ in preparation for our trip to the ThinkTank next week. So far they have discussed sources of light and whether they are natural or man-made. Also they have discovered which animals are nocturnal and which are diurnal.

Self-portraits

This week in Art, Puffins class have been focusing on self-portraits. We have finished off drawing one side of a photo using different coloured pencils to give different tones. Today we have used dot painting over a photo of themselves to show what different effects they can give to a plain image.