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Wednesday afternoons - Family Fun Actvities

Wednesday afternoon –
Family Fun Activities

 

 

It’s time for a little bit of fun on a Wednesday afternoon! Work on your own, with your siblings or any family member at home and enjoy some time off screen!

 

Please refer to your weekly timetables for further instructions.

 

Remember – your teachers will not be responding online during Wednesday afternoons.

 

Date

Activity

Resources

20th January

Family Forest School scavenger hunt

 

Both indoor/outdoor version.

 

What can you find in the afternoon?

What can you learn about what you’ve found? (Eg: habitats of living things, flowering times of trees/plants, conditions for growth, etc.)

 

Take a photo of what you’ve discovered and send it in to school – winner per class to be announced.

 

  • Freezer bag to collect findings
  • Camera to take a photo to send in
  • Research materials – internet, books

 

Look ahead to activities on 3rd and 10th February so that you can gather materials.

 

27th January

Big Garden Bird Watch

 

Spend 1 hour in the afternoon hunting for birds. What can you see?

Draw the most interesting bird you’ve spotted. What can you find out about that bird? (What does it eat? Where does it build nests?)

 

Challenge – can you create something to encourage birds to visit your garden? (Design and create a bird feeder/bird bath).

 

Take a photo and send it in to school – winner per class to be announced.

  • Binoculars
  • Pencils and paper
  • Internet/resources from class to identify types of birds
  • Camera to take a photo to send in

 

Look ahead to activities on 3rd and 10th February so that you can gather materials.

 

3rd February

Bringing St Paul’s to you

 

Create your own version of St. Paul’s School.

This could be a 3D junk model, a sketch, a ‘pop-up’ card, a painting, a chalk drawing outside or created using any other media you have at home.

 

Take a photo and send it in to school – winner per class to be announced.

 

  • Junk modelling (recycling, cardboard, plastic, etc.)
  • Paints
  • Camera to take a photo to send in

 

Look ahead to activities on 10th February so that you can gather materials.

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10th February

Tallest Tower competition

 

Which family can build the tallest tower? Use any materials that you have at home to make the tallest free-standing tower (you have to be able to let go of it to count).

 

This is a test in perseverance so don’t give up if it collapses – try and try again!

 

Take a photo and send it in to school – winner per class to be announced.

 

Once you’ve finished, what can you find out about towers?

Who lives in them?

What are some famous ones?

Where are they located?

What can you imagine is the story behind your tower?

  • Junk modelling (recycling, cardboard from delivery boxes, plastic, etc.)
  • Spaghetti
  • Newspaper
  • Paints
  • Camera to take a photo to send in
  • Research materials – internet, books

 

 

25th February

Socially distant game

 

Your challenge this week is to create a socially distanced game that can be played with others in our class. Could take place on the playground? Or in the classroom? How many players in each game? How do you score points? Think about how you can explain and present the rules of your game.

If you’re struggling, can you create a variation of a game that already exists?

  • Dice
  • Cards
  • Cones
  • Balls
  • Sports equipment
  • Paper for rules
  • Camera

3rd March

Recreating famous artwork

 

Your challenge this week is to recreate a famous artist’s artwork using only materials you have in your home.

 

Remember – it’s an off-screen challenge so make sure you’ve studied the artwork carefully in advance as you may not be able to look at it again until after you’ve taken your recreation photo! How similar can you make it?

 

  • Clothes
  • Face paint
  • Make up
  • Props
  • Camera
  • Artwork to observe

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  • Langleybury Lane, Kings Langley,
  • England, WD4 8RJ
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