We also acted our how our aliens may be feeling. We discussed word choices such as lonely, miserable and anxious as we thought they missed being away from home.
We created our own aliens. Did they match the aliens hiding in the school playing field?
Children in Willow class were very excited one misty November morning to discover a space ship had crashed landed in the school playing field. Where had it come from? How many aliens were there? Where were they now? Were they hiding in some man made craters?
We had a fabulous two days launching our topic, 'Off we go!'. Amongst other activities, children enjoyed working in groups to design a class solar system using papier mache. They also practised fine motor skills by cutting and sticking shapes to create their own rocket.