Finally R1 have had their turn at this brilliant book! It really got our minds whirring with all sorts of amazing ideas for our own vehicle designs. The traffic survey was so much fun too...we couldn't believe that we got to see a double decker bus!
We made wheel and circle shapes using the correct formation.
Look at my vehicle using magnetic 2D shapes!
We matched the cars to the correct car parking spaces.
Parking up cars which have tens frames on them, matching to the number!
We explored making ramps and how it changes how the vehicles travel and how far!
Designing our own vehicle and labelling...
...we did a great job! Mrs Addicott loved our ideas.
After designing our vehicles we had a go at junk modelling them...it kept us very busy!
Making big roads using chalks in our outdoor learning classroom.
Exploring different tyre prints in the playdough for funky fingers!
WOW! It's a double decker bus! That is so exciting!
Using the car park indoors as part of our pupil voice.
What an exciting week it has been in R3! We thoroughly enjoyed our new book 'If I Built a Car' by Chris Van Dusen inspiring us to design our very own dream cars. We went on our first adventure outside school to complete our traffic survey and we all got to use our own computers to make a pictogram with the information we had collected. To top it all off we ended the week with a fun day supporting Children in Need! Here are a few snap shots for you to see.
We used the car wheels to create pictures and patterns.
We constructed our own roads for the vehicles to travel on.
We worked hard designing our own dream cars...
Then we wrote all about them!
Tap tap is great for making shape cars.
We loved junk modelling.
It was tricky getting the different items to stick together.
We persevered and made some great vehicles!
Building cars with meccano.
Enjoying our new role play garage.
Booking cars in for repairs.
The customer has driven into the garage.
Checking under the car for damage.
We were so excited to go on our travel survey. Here we are with our clipboards ready.
Off we go!
We were very sensible.
We watched all the vehicles go past and recorded what we could see.
We had to be quick as some were quite fast!
We used the computers to record the information we had gathered.
We made our own pictograms to show our results.
We really had to concentrate.
Cutting out the cars and matching them to the correct number parking space.
We made sets with all kinds of objects.
We used the block play to alter the height of the ramp.
How fast will they go?
The ramp got higher!
Ask us about what we found out.
Cake stands for Pudsey!
Supporting Children in Need!
R2 enjoyed their book 'If I Built a Car'. Here are a few photographs of some of the lovely activities we have enjoyed doing this week.
We designed and created a new vehicle.
We explored vehicles in paint!
We made our own roads.
We enjoyed making different size garages for our cars.
It was fun!
We listened carefully to the teacher when walking by the road.
We used the zebra crossing to cross the road.
We loves watching the different vehicles go past.
We created a tally for the different vehicles.
We recorded the amount of vehicles in a tally chart.
It was good fun!
We made our own village with roads for our cars to drive on.
We used chalk to add details to our village.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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