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Lower School enjoy a bird-themed Fun Day

Posted: 4th July 2014 | Category: EYFS, Kindergarten, Reception, Year 1

On Thursday 3rd July, as part of the FOSHA Fun Day, all children in Kindergarten, Reception and Year 1 enjoyed a range of bird-themed activities.

In the morning we played a game of Bird Bingo in the woods, matching hidden cards with our tick sheets and finding out fun facts about birds.

Next, everyone enjoyed a special visit from East Sussex Falconry and four beautiful birds.

We took turns to stroke Halo the Barn Owl and also met a Long-Eared Owl named Bramble. We also met a Hawk and enjoyed watching him fly over our heads.

Finally we met one of the fastest birds on the planet - a Falcon. We learnt how Falcons have different shaped wings to other birds, allowing them to fly particularly fast.

After a picnic on the lawn, we spent the afternoon painting mini bird boxes to take home.

We then watched Gary the Caretaker putting up a real owl box in one of the trees in the woods. We are looking forward to monitoring “The Owl Hotel” to see who moves in!

View photos of Kindergarten, Reception and Year 1’s bird-themed Fun Day.

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