Woodhouse Mid-Week Takeover

Hi, welcome to the Woodhouse Mid-Week takeover! Please watch the welcome video from Mr Wilson here.

On Wednesday 10th February, for the entire afternoon, it is time to "give your brain a break!" Here are some activities you can spend your time doing which will hopefully be a bit different from your regular online learning. Please have a look at what you might like to do from this list. Just click on a task to open the link! Have fun!

Make your muscles ache! - Get physical, get active and work up a sweat!

PE Taskmaster with Mr Milliard (also found in the Woodhouse PE Google Classroom) (video).

Mr Waterworth's 1-minute skipping challenge, how will you get on? (video).

Indoor PE activities with Mr Milliard for you to try (YouTube page).

Make the art world quake! - Get creative and produce something beautiful!

Art with Mrs Lewis: 1. Seasonal tree pictures (KS1) (video). 2. Continuous line portraits (video) (all ages). 3. Drawing with a rubber (all ages) (video).

Mrs Ali's how to make a milk bottle elephant (all ages with support) (video).

Mrs Ali's create an Egyptian sunset picture (KS2) (video).

Mrs Ali's how to make a plasticine animation character (any age) (video). Why not have a go at creating a stop motion animation using a phone camera? (KS2).

Two birds in a tree silhouette, acrylic painting with Mrs Shipstone (instructions).

Also: a collection of easy art projects to try at home using materials from your recycling by artist, Darrell Wakelam (website link).

Craft for craft's sake! - Take the time to undertake some crafty ideas!

How to make an owl pencil pot from a tin can and other things lying around at home with Miss Wynne (video).

How to make your own book corner bookmark with Miss Wynne (video).

Origami creatures with Mr Shelley (KS2) instructions (video). PDF guide for creatures (PDF handout).

Make a tin can lantern with Mr Kennedy (video).

Dress making with Mrs Nijjar (Y5/6 - advanced skill level needed!) (video).

How to make Oobleck (non-Newtonian fluid - a type of slime) with Mrs Ebanks (video).

How to tie-dye with Miss Sims (instructions).

How to make thank you cards with Miss Gibbs (instructions).

How to capture a fairy in a jar with Mrs Scott (instructions).

Make yourself a bake! - Get your culinary delights by trying one of our recipes below:

Miss Lavelle's Valentines day cupcakes (suitable for all ages with supervision): Video Part 1: making the cupcakes. Video Part 2: decorating the cupcakes.

Mrs Ali's Quesadilla (suitable for all ages with supervision) (video).

Miss Hunt's flatbread (video).

Mrs Boore's egg-free chocolate cake (suitable for all ages with supervision) (video).

Mrs Kennedy's cupcakes (YouTube video).

Mrs Scott's Ginger cake (instructions).

Mrs Hartland's Milky Bar Cheesecake (instructions).

Mrs Cooper's easy bread (suitable for all ages with supervision) (instructions).

Grab your garden rake! - Get out into the garden/tend indoor plants

Miss Wynne's sunflower planting challenge (instructions).

What happens to trees in the winter? Outdoor learning from Roots to Fruit (video).

How to identify trees and shrubs in winter. Outdoor learning from Roots to Fruit (video).

Give your body a shake! - Get moving to the beat and have a dance!

Try some Just Dance (YouTube link).

Why not try a familiar song and dance for all the family in French or Spanish?

Anything! - Got a better idea? Then go do it! Be sure to share what you get up to with your class!

(Of course, these fun activities can be done at any time you want something different to do. Have fun!)