Spring Term Topic 2: Amazing Africa

Our topic this half term is 'Amazing Africa'. We will be learning about the African climate, wildlife and African culture.

The children have created some stunning 'African Sunset' water colour paintings with black silhouettes of animals and the landscape.

Here are a selection of their paintings.

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In literacy we have been learning about and retelling an African folktale Lila and the secret of the rain.

Please click on the link below to learn more.

https://www.slideshare.net/stories4/lila-and-the-secret-of-rain

In science we explored the basic needs for survival and discussed the differences between the UK and Africa. Here are a selection of the children's comparison sheets.

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Alex's comparison sheet Ellie's comparison sheet Ella's comparison sheet Jessica's comparison sheet

Katelyn's comparison sheet Poppy's comparison sheet Tyrii's comparison sheet Kaitlyn's comparison sheet

In shared reading the children have really enjoyed listening to Tinga Tinga tales.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/tinga-tinga-tales

We have created our own Tinga Tinga art pictures of African animals. Tinga Tinga Art and painting originated in Tanzania Africa.

Here are a selection of the children's paintings. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge. Then use the left and right arrow keys to scroll through the gallery.

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