Category: Year 1

Hand-on Value

Last week Year 1 children learned more about number value. They were given beans and blocks to make groups or towers showing the value of numbers from 1 to 10. They could clearly understand the meaning of value and easily understood the meaning of more and less.

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Letters & their sound

Today children revised the Maltese letters they learned so far. They matched real objects to their corresponding initial letter and sound.

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Exploring parts of flowering plant

Today children learnt about flowers and plants. They talked about the parts of the plant – mainly the roots, the stem, leaves and fruit and they learnt about their purpose. Then they could analyse and discuss the similarities and differences including length, width of flowers, leaves and buds. They also noticed plants which had flowers […]

Learning Maths Outdoors!!

The Year 2.2 students of Ms Stephanie Azzopardi have been learning Maths in a very hands-on and practical manner. However they are also doing this outside the classroom, while enjoying the outdoors. On another they learned about subtraction using loose parts available in the school garden. And another interesting lesson that was extended from the […]

Measuring using blocks

Today children went out in the garden to measure different items using blocks. They counted the number of blocks and recorded their findings in the Maths Journals. Submitted by Ms Marilyn Bugeja, Yr 1.1

Young explorers

After reading the story The Very Hungry Caterpillar, children had the opportunity to go in the school garden to look for different insects. They enjoyed exploring and observing their surroundings using magnifying glasses. Submitted by Ms Louise Cutajar, Yr 1.2

Measuring using non-standard units

These photos were taken during a maths lesson. The children were asked to find and measure different objects found outside, using blocks as non standard units. Submitted by Ms Louise Cutajar, Yr 1.2

Making Milkshakes

Children are seen preparing a healthy milkshake. They used fresh seasonal fruit and milk. Submitted by Ms Louise Cutajar, Yr 1.2

Model Making

Following a visit at Ta’ Ħaġrat Temples in Mġarr, the Year 1 students were asked to make models of this temple using stones and twigs gathered from the school garden and interlocking cubes. The students’ observational skills were amazing to the extent that one group made a model of the temple and church and placed […]