Heathlands Takeover Afternoon
Wednesday 24th February 2021
Welcome to the Heathlands' Wednesday takeover! Our theme for you this week is 'Nature!' We hope that this gets you away from your screens and gets you active around your local area. Hopefully the weather will be kind to us and you will all be able to try plenty of the ideas. Remember to share your work with your teachers!
Please watch the welcome video from Mr Higgins here
The Heathlands' Team!
Find a fantastic photograph
Follow the guidance from Mr Priestley about how to take an amazing nature photograph. Send your photos to your teachers to show your photo capture skills.
Dare you design and create a den
Either inside or outside, use a variety of materials to create a den and show off your skills by sharing videos or pictures of them with your teacher.
Seek and Scavenge successfully
Go out and about andf find the items on the links below. Either find items that are the colours of the rainbow or find the items on the longer list. Show your teacher what you have found by sending them a picture or video.
Rig up a Raft
Using items that can be found in your garden or close to your house you can build a raft. Why not see how long it floats for or how much weight it can carry?
Heat up a Hedgehog
If you are hungry why not bake these nature inspired Hedgehog rolls? Follow the video below to see how it's done. Paul Hollywood move over, it's Mrs Purshall!
Don't forget to preheat the Oven to 200 degrees celcius.
Build a Bottle Bird Feeder
Mrs Powell loves nature so much that she has made loads of these for the birds in her garden. Follow the link below to find out how to make a bird feeder from your recycling. Post pictures or videos to your teachers and let them know if they attract the birds!
New life from leftovers
Miss White doesn't let anything go to waste and finds ingenious ways of using things again. Follow the guide below to grow your own vegetables from leftover scraps. Keep your teachers informed about how well they are growing but don't forget to share pictures or videos of day 1.
Wonderful Wild Art
Create your initial or a collage using items found in nature. Join Miss Robinson and Mrs Freeman by following their video guide. Make sure your teacher is wowed by your work.
Create a Colourful Kindness Stone
Be creative and follow the guidance from Miss Clarke to make a kindness stone. Can you share it with a family member; make one for a friend or make one for your teacher and share a video or photo of it with them?
Take a leaf out of Mrs Ratherams book and look in your garden or local area to see how many minibeasts you can find. How many did you find? Can you name them all? Send your teacher a video or photograph of your minibeasts.
Perfect a Pan Flute
Follow the instructions from Miss Surtees to make your very own musicsl instrument. How does your Pan Flute sound?
Breathe, Breathe, Breathe
Can you hold a tree pose for longer than Mr Hayes? Do you want an introduction to Yoga or have you ever wondered how you could retell the story of the Gruffalo through movement? Click on the videos below and don't forget to send pictures or videos to your teacher.
Perfect Portrait and Super Sun Catcher
Use natural materials found in your garden or local area to make a portrait of yourself or others or make a sun catcher from the same materials to hang in the garden. Follow Mrs Poole's instructions below and remember to send videos or picture of your creations to your teachers.
F F F F Frozen Suncatcher
Follow the instructions from Mrs Wilson to create a Frozen Suncatcher, take some pictures of it catching the rays and send them to your teacher.