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Beautiful Butterflies.

We drew and cut out butterflies. Then we painted one half of them and folded them over to print the other side so that our butterflies were symmetrical. 12 more words

Communication And Language

Minibeasts galore...

Some of us have been busy making minibeasts in the Creative Area. We have been using all sorts of materials to make our pictures.

Communication And Language

Mad Scientists!

The new Minibeast Investigation Laboratory has been opened and we have been very busy identifying minibeasts and finding out about them. We have been discovering some in the sand pit and putting them under the magnifying glass to see if we can find out what they are. 26 more words

Communication And Language

He of the many many legs

Though the word millipede comes from the Latin for ‘thousand feet’, the Common flat-backed millipede (Polydesmus angustus) only usually has between 40 and 70 feet, and no species of millipede has more than 750. 159 more words

Nature

Hawthorn Shield Bug

Some might think the Hawthorn Shield Bug has a rather unfortunate scientific name, Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale, but it’s really quite descriptive: acantho is from the ancient Greek for thorn, … 181 more words

Nature

Crazy Caterpillars.

This week we have been learning about the Life Cycle of the Butterfly. We listened to Eric Carle read his story about ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’. 17 more words

Communication And Language