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Otter Blog

Welcome to the Otter Blog. Stay in touch with me (Ms Lamble!) by leaving comments on my blog posts. I can't wait to hear from you!

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  • 01/06/20

    Mini-beast Hunt

    Dear Otters, I hope you've had a restful and enjoyable half-term break. We have been so lucky to have so much sunshine! I'm very excited about our new topic, 'The Scented Garden', and about today's mini-beast hunt. What mini-beasts (or bigger beasts!) did you find on your h...
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  • 22/05/20

    Celebrating Mbira

    Dear Otters, I hope you enjoyed learning about mbira today. I really enjoyed my learning, although I found it really tricky to play all the notes! I was thinking about the incredible instruments in the world. When I was at school my music lessons were taken on different instruments in t...
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  • 21/05/20

    Thursday Thunk

    Dear Otters, Thank you for all your kind messages and emails yesterday, they are much appreciated. Here is our Thursday Thunk, in honour of the Mental Health Awareness Week theme, 'Kindness Matters': Should people care more about doing the right thing, or doing things right? Let...
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  • 20/05/20

    Happy Thank a Teacher Day!

    Dear Otters, HAPPY THANK A TEACHER DAY! What a lovely celebration to be having as you are home learning with your parents and carers. Leave a comment below to thank a teacher - I would love to hear about the brilliant job your parents and carers are doing! I'd like to say a huge THANK Y...
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  • 19/05/20

    Dotty Six

    Dear Otters, As we're using our dice in maths today, I thought it would be fun to use them for reading too! Choose a fiction book, roll your dice and answer the question in the comments below. Remember to answer using a full sentence because I won't know which question you're ans...
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  • 18/05/20

    How to Hide a Lion

    Dear Otters, I hope you enjoyed, 'How to Hide a Lion'. What was your favourite part of the story? Love from,  Ms Lamble
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  • 15/05/20

    Singing Together, Apart

    Dear Otters, I hope you enjoyed singing with Noura - I know I did! I'd love to know what songs you enjoy singing at home or school. Tell me about them in the comments below. I love the idea that we're all singing together, apart. Have a safe, relaxing weekend. Love from, Ms Lambl...
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  • 14/05/20

    Thursday Thunk

    Dear Otters, This week, your Thursday Thunk is: Could you ever learn too much? Leave your thoughts in the comments below. I can't wait to hear what you think!  Love from, Ms Lamble
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  • 13/05/20

    A Heart-Filled Treasure Hunt

    Dear Otters, I hope you all get to go on a heart-filled treasure hunt today because I'd love to hear about what you found! Leave me a comment below to tell me about what you found or made.  Missing you all lots and lots. Love from, Ms Lamble
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  • 12/05/20

    Save Pangolins

    Dear Otters, I'm so excited to hear your favourite pangolin facts! Leave them in the comments below. Love from, Ms Lamble P.S. Here is a link to the Save Pangolins website, where you can find out more about how to help pangolins or donate: https://www.savepangolins.org/help
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  • 11/05/20

    Get in Shape!

    Dear Otters, The title of our daily activity, 'Get in Shape!', has got me thinking about how we're keeping our bodies moving while we're at home.  One of the things I am thankful for at the moment is that I go for a long walk and do yoga every single day. This helps to k...
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  • 07/05/20

    Thursday Thunk

    Dear Otters, Wow, wow, WOW! You have come together to write a very beautiful peace poem. Thank you to all of you for having a go. Remember to check our class page on VE Day to see it completely finished.  I was so happy to hear from a few Otters who haven't commented on the blog...
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