Y3/4 Houghton Hall Trip

SAM_3441.JPGYesterday Year 3 and 4 children from Stibbard and North Elmham went to Houghton Hall to explore the installations of Richard Long. We had an absolutely brilliant time creating our own pieces of art at the same time as getting to know the children from our partner school. A big thank you to the staff at Houghton Hall for giving us this great experience and to the parent helpers who generously gave of their time.

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Posted in Children's Work, General, Year 4 Messages

Year 4 investigate string phones!

The children were surprised at how well their string phones worked today when they used them outside.  The children investigated them by tightening, loosening, lengthening and shortening their phone strings,  clipping pegs on their strings and adding second strings etc! They felt vibration and began thinking more about sound waves and materials sound can travel though! 

Posted in Children's Work, General, Year 4 Messages

Year 4 Investigate Sound and Vibration

The children are enjoying finding out about sound and vibration.  Today they got some surprises, especially when they placed a vibrating tuning fork in water.  They all plucked rubber bands and made paper clips bounce off a tambourine by creating vibrations. They also explored a range of musical instruments and described  how they made their sounds.

It was a fun afternoon and the children all took part enthusiastically.