Pond Life Animals
Choose a pond creature to find out about. Research; appearance, habitat, diet, life cycle and food chain. Present your work in your chosen way.
Here's a useful website with lots of facts -https://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/pond/pondlife.shtml
Visit a local pond/river/stream - take photographs of all the different animals you see. You may even like to do some pond dipping, you'd need an adult to help you and a light coloured plastic bowl. Take a look at this video - Pond dipping
When you get home, write a recount of your visit.
Choose one pond creature to write about - you might like to make your own fact book with pictures, interesting facts and diagrams.
Please photograph and email to us. We'd love to see your work!
Where have all the ponds gone? In the 20th century half of the UK's ponds were lost. What do you think happened to them? Why do we need ponds? What makes them so important?
Make a poster or write a letter asking for a pond in Hadfield. Tell people why they're so important. You would also need to think about where would be a good place to put a pond and how to keep it safe so that no body falls in.
White rose daily lessons - adding and subtracting 10, adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers and number bonds to 100.
Adding and subtracting ten - Activity sheet
Adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers - Activity sheet
Solve missing number problems - Activity sheet
Using number bonds and making links to larger sums - Activity sheet
Play lots of board games which involve counting; snakes and ladders, frustration, monopoly. You might even like to make your own board game.
Design your own pond. Watch this video to help with your design - video
What must you have in and around your pond? Think carefully about the plants and different habitats so that lots of different animals want to visit your pond.
Use photographs of different pond creatures and have a go at sketching some.
Using a cardboard box make a pond diaroma
Using paper, paints, sponges and masking tape create a pond scene. See the artist Claude Monet for inspiration.
Cosmic kids - mindfulness - Be the Pond