Today we worked with Emmet and Jacqui’s senior infant classes. We looked and talked about the traces you find on the beach; empty shells, mermaid’s purses, and seaweed. These shells tell us about what is living in the sea. We also looked at videos and photos of magnified  plankton in the sea.

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We had lovely fine black markers for the children to draw with. First they spent time trying out their new drawing tools.

Here are the children from both classes making different marks with their pens.

The children then made drawings after looking at videos and photographs of plankton.

Emmet’s Class

 

Jacqui’s Class

They also made drawing of the seaweed, shells, prawns, starfish etc.Using magnifying glasses they looked closely at the shapes and patterns.

Emmet’s Class

Jacqui’s Class