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New blog for K/1D!!

Last updated 07 February 2011, 10:45 PM
You can find K/1D's new blog here http://apeekinside.edublogs.org/ Please visit and leave a comment for us to rea d!     Read more

Christmas Funtime

Last updated 23 December 2010, 12:27 PM
Hi KD I hope you are having a lovely break and enjoying getting ready for Christmas with your families.  Here is a great site you might like to visit for some Christmas fun and games.  Decorate the Christmas tree at CBeebies... Read more

Merry Christmas!

Last updated 15 December 2010, 03:27 PM
Dear KD children, family and friends near and afar, Have a great Christmas and a Happy new year! Please stay in touch and visit our blog over the holidays. And to the KD boys and girls ..... thank you for a fantastic, fun-filled year!  Ms... Read more

Look at our Snowmen!

Last updated 09 December 2010, 02:57 PM
We have been busy painting Snowmen just in time for Christmas!   Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com. Have you ever made or seen a real snowman?  Please tell us all about it!   Read more

Letters to Santa

Last updated 08 December 2010, 06:09 PM
We have been very busy this week getting our letters ready to send to Santa.  Ms Dowling had a cool picture of Santa climbing down a chimney (Mrs Fuller shared it) so we decided that we should colour it neatly.  Whilst we were... Read more

We started with a leaf

Last updated 30 November 2010, 08:56 PM
Ms Dowling saw this idea on Miss Trayers blog and thought that the children in KD might enjoy it.  She was right!  Look at all of the creative ideas that the children came up with that all started with a leaf.   ... Read more


Last updated 28 November 2010, 12:48 PM
Last week at school Ms Dowling showed the KD children a great site called MeeGenius . It is full of books to read  and we like to do this on the smartboard sometimes whilst we are having fruit break.  The best thing about ... Read more

Our butterflies have emerged

Last updated 28 November 2010, 11:16 PM
When we arrived at school on Friday we discovered that one of our butterflies had emerged (the cheeky one who made her chrysalis on the wall).  We were so excited!  We kept her safe whilst her wings dried out.  When we came in at... Read more

It's a frog in a pond!

Last updated 24 November 2010, 05:51 PM
Did you guess what we were making in KD? Frog in a pond! on PhotoPeach Thank you to Sian who was chief photographer for the day!  She did a great job Read more

What could it be?

Last updated 23 November 2010, 08:23 PM
 Ms Dowling has promised KD a special treat tomorrow!  This afternoon she gave the children four clues. Can you guess what we are making? Custom Glitter Text Custom Glitter Text   ... Read more

What's the weather like?

Last updated 21 November 2010, 10:19 PM
This week the children in KD will be using their senses to observe the weather just like Steve and Maggie Magpie!        Please try and find the weather forecast for this week and bring it in to show the... Read more

Plant power

Last updated 16 November 2010, 12:01 PM
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Super Pupa

Last updated 15 November 2010, 11:07 PM
When we arrived at school yesterday we got a big surprise -  our caterpillars were gone!  We looked very carefully and saw a beautiful pupa hanging from one of the sticks Ms Dowling had put into the vase.    The pupa was so... Read more

A message from Ms Dowling

Last updated 12 November 2010, 06:14 PM
photo © 2007 tang*lee | more info (via: Wylio )   Please follow this link to hear Ms Dowling's talking dog! http://www.talkingpets.org/?mid=37719861 You might like to make your own talking pet ( http://www.talkingpets.... Read more

Money, money, money!

Last updated 10 November 2010, 06:43 PM
  photo © 2010 Ben Hosking | more info (via: Wylio ) We have been learning all about money in KD this week.  First we used some magnifying glasses to have a really close look at each of the coins and which motifs... Read more

Meet our Caterpillars!

Last updated 07 November 2010, 09:18 PM
Can you guess what we will be learning all about this week? Created by Crazyprofile.com What is the word we use to describe the change a caterpillar goes through when it changes into a butterfly?  (Hint - it begins... Read more

Our seeds have sprouted

Last updated 05 November 2010, 07:10 PM
We have been watching (and watering) our plants everyday and they are beginning to grow!  We decided to plant them in some soil so that we can watch them grow a stem and leaves too.  Our plants are growing on PhotoPeach ... Read more

Today was Zyles' birthday!

Last updated 04 November 2010, 11:51 PM
Happy Birthday Zyles.  Your cake was delicious! Happy Birthday Comments Read more


Last updated 04 November 2010, 11:52 PM
We are all very excited that our pet hamster now has a name - Squirt!  Some of us feel a little bit disappointed that our names weren't chosen, but hopefully we will get used to the winning name soon!  Please read our independent writing about... Read more

And the name is ....

Last updated 03 November 2010, 09:39 PM
< Custom Glitter Text Our class pet has a name!  Meet Squirt the hamster.  Thank you very much to everyone who voted.  We had lots of great names to choose from but Squirt was the winner! Ms Dowling thinks that Squirt is the... Read more

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