We were out and about this afternoon investigating all the different materials outside the school.
We enjoyed a super Sports Day in the sunshine
We have been talking about our 5 senses. We made sense hands to record our favourite thing for each sense.
We are framing our own pictures this afternoon just like famous artists! They are going to look very impressive in our homes.
Pointillism: How to Paint Spot-On Like Georges Seurat
We are having a go at pointillism – using a cotton bud to make the spots.
We took our wind spinners outside to try them out. It was very exciting and great fun
We are busy making wind spinners for our design and technology. We are hoping for a windy day on Thursday to try them out.
We created our own puppets to perform the drama of Goldilocks and the three bears. Tomorrow we are writing a letter of apology from Goldilocks to the three bears.
We are creating different creatures using cut up pieces of newspaper. The print gives amazing designs.
We were working on our Green Health Week postcard. We were thinking about how nature helps our mental wellbeing.
We are designing our own Rainbow Machines using scrapper art. Tomorrow we are writing our Rainbow Makers story.
We are taking part in the campaign for free education for all.
We had a lovely assembly together today and Indi is our Star Pupil this term for being so kind and helpful and making super progress with her reading.
We are transforming our colour tinted hearts into rabbits this afternoon
We were tinting different colours this afternoon.
In Resilient Kids today we were discussing calm and angry. We made our own calm butterfies this afternoon.
The children were super excited to see the new resources we bought with funds provided by the Parent Association. There was a cheer when they saw the marble run and the new garage.
We designed our own superheroes and then voted for our class winners.
19/03/21 P3B Red Nose Day Fun
We are busy this afternoon designing our own super power badges to wear for Red Nose Day tomorrow.
15/03/21 The final lick! P3B
To celebrate all being back in school we enjoyed an ice cream treat this afternoon
The children have been enjoying working with Rosalind from Kodaly. They have been learning to clap the beat with some fun songs and games. Have a look at what we have been doing.
Ps Have no fear, the children have not fallen asleep in the middle of the lesson they are just playing dead for the game Murder Wink.
We had fun today trying to write our own tongue twisters!
We are working on our Resilient Kids activities. Today we were finding our about feeling scared and confident. We did a confidence chant with Hamish and Heather Haggis!
We are busy designing our own Feeling Monster characters.
We are looking forward to lots of fun activities to celebrate World Book Day
The children have been learning to use Carroll diagrams in Maths. They enjoyed working together to organise the different objects using different criteria. Here are some photos of them busy at work.
We have been finding out how to feel brave if we are worried. Check out our brave poses!
World Book Day is back with their fabulous selection of £1 books! To find out more information about the selection of books available this year, please visit: https://www.worldbookday.com/books/
Normally, we would be distributing £1 book tokens in school, which can be exchanged for one of these brilliant books, or £1 off any other book of your choice.
This year, World Book Day are making digital book vouchers available for all pupils. In order to get a digital voucher, you will need to download the attached PDF and print the voucher off. It can then be used in any participating retailer. The tokens are vaild from Thursday 18th February – Sunday 28th March.
There is also a fabulous selection of ideas and activities related to both story telling and the £1 books available on the World Book Day website. Have fun enjoying the magic of books!
Please see the presentation below for our thank you message for all the food donations from Lochardil Larder!
What an exciting morning -we are having a Snowman Drive! Lots of dice rolling going on.
What a great time we had at the P3B party. There was lots of merriment, music, games and food. Thank you for providing all the snacks. Here are our fantastic movers and shakers.
We are having a glittertastic afternoon making our own christmas cards!
The classroom was full of sparkle and cheer today with all the festive outfits the children were wearing. They had a delicious lunch and enjoyed filming our BSL Christmas song. Here they are looking very Christmassy.
We have an amazing door display.
When you wish upon a star your dreams may come true!
We used the ipad to record our own weather reports. Very professional!
This blog post has gone wonky as the internet kept crashing – but the chidren were desperate to share their photos.
We are making our calendars this afternoon. We are making a seasons tree calendar to take home nearer the holidays.
To celebrate St Andrews Day we have turned into tartan designers. We were finding out how to make shortbread and porridge!
We are creating our own penguins using torn paper.
We watched the NSPCC online assembly about asking for help when you need it. We worked with a partner using our Emotion Works cogs to discuss when and how to ask for help.
We used chalk to create our own polar bears. Did you know a polar bear has black skin?
We are taking home our P3 bags today. We were amazed to see a bit about polar bears and penguins in one of the books.
Today we read The Polar Bears Home. An arctic adventure with a young girl as she learns about Polar Bears and the effects of global warming.
Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to the Blythswood Shoebox Appeal! Thanks to your kindness and generosity we have collected 61 boxes along with donations of money and gifts. It is really appreciated!
Thank you so much to everyone who donated to Children in Need today! So far we have raised an amazing £533! Thank you so much for your generosity and kindness. We had so much fun and it was really lovely to see our friends in other classes virtually during our school quiz!
13/11/20 P3B Dressing Down for Children in Need
For a little fun I performed a magic trick by making some salt disappear in a cup of water. The children were not fooled and we had lots of discussion about dissolving before we planned and carried out an experiment on dissolving. Here are some photos of the children busy being scientists.
We are creating our own Pudsey Puppets for Children in Need.
This Friday is the big fundraising show for Children in Need and Primary 5 have been working hard to help everyone take part safely and have lots of fun while raising money for this great cause!
This Friday will be a Dress Down Day. This year’s CiN theme is ‘Wear Yellow’ but any dress down clothing is fine!
The activities, which have been organised by Primary 5, will take place virtually within your child’s classsroom.
We are not charging specified amounts for taking part in either the Dress Down Day, or the activities. Any donations would be greatly appreciated though! Please hand in all donations to school on, or before, Friday the 13th of November. Thank you very much!
From Primary 5 and Miss MacArthur!
We are going to be writing stories about the North Wind characters we created last week. We are building up our own word banks of adjectives and verbs to help make our stories exciting!
A huge thank you to all of you who have donated to the Blythswood Showbox Appeal.
Please can we have all donations in by tomorrow. We are very grateful for any donations, whether it is a filled shoebox or items that can be included in a shoebox.
From P5 and Miss MacArthur
We were using an atlas this afternoon to find different countries
Pupil Voice – our new topic “Winter Wonderland”
We were discussing what we already know and what we would like to find out.
We had great fun creating our own Spooky Spiders to take home for Halloween
Blythswood Shoebox Appeal
Primary 5 are organising this year’s Blythswood Shoebox Appeal!
The Blythswood Shoebox appeal helps make Christmas a special time to those in need.
You have been given a leaflet, which tells you all about the Blythswood Shoebox appeal, how to make your shoebox and a checklist of things to include.
There are extra leaflets available at the office for anyone who needs.
We would be very grateful for any donations of filled shoeboxes, or any items which could help to fill a shoebox.
Please hand in all items and shoeboxes by Friday the 6th of November.
Thank you very much!
Love from Primary 5!
We were discussing what is working well in our class and what could be improved this term.
The children are excellent at playing rounders. They are catching, throwing and hitting the ball well and are good sports and good team players.
Here are the children reading the last chapter of our story ‘James and the Giant Peach’.
The children have been enjoying creating Christmas card images. They will bring home a form with their creations and details of how to order cards and other products with their image on them, if you wish, through Cauliflower Cards. Please note that ordering should be completed online and the box ticked in section 2 if you have placed an order. If you place an order please return the form to the school before the school holidays so we can forward it on to the company. Many thanks.
The children have been learning numbers up to 1000. Here are some pictures of them busy at work and enjoying their lunch in the classroom.
The children have been having fun learning about measurement. Today we were using different sized containers to find out if they held 1 litre, more than 1 litre or less than 1 litre of water. Here are some photos to enjoy.
P3B 09/09/20 Face Mask Designers
We have been talking about wearing facemasks. We then had a go at designing our own ones. Some really cool designs!
We are creating our own ladybirds this afternoon. We are using our hands to make cut outs for the wings. This is great fun with lots of team work.
We are making giant peaches with lots of insects this afternoon!
We have been busy making up puppets to create our own puppet stories about the Magic Beans. We will be taking these home to share.
As part of our work on feelings and emotions we read the “Rainbow Fish” We created our own rainbow fish complete with sparkly scales.
We had a fun morning trying out some orienteering. We had to look for letters hidden around outside to work out the word. We had great fun!
Just a wee reminder to check your child’s school bag for any letters. Two letters went home yesterday to be returned to the class with your child when completed. Many thanks.
Jamers was afraid of Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker. We used some of our emotion works cogs to describe how he behaved and his body sensations.
We put lots of details into our drawings of Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker
Just a wee reminder to accept the invitation to join our P3B Google Classroom. We will begin using this next week for our Home learning activities. Thank you
Hello and welcome to a busy term ahead.
We have a P3B Google Classroom set up and will be using that for keeping you upto date. If you haven’t accepted the invitation to join our classroom then please do so – this will help you keep upto date with all our adventures.