Thank you woodchip fairies, your surprise "golden nuggets" kept the younger tribe busy today while Leon led the older tribe in planetary shield weaving!
It did not rain! Sun shone, the day was full, our bellies full of delicious jacket potatoes and beans. 30 more bicycle rims delivered - we will have our Saturn! Much good work in the tool area making staffs and swords spears and large pencils. Visitors explored the solar system. Leon and Bo practiced their… Continue reading KFS Wed – wood chippings, make up, spears and Solar
While Maya was in the quiet zone, (a nest of tranquility and quilts made by Jadzia), her sister Grace countered with almost all day swinging on the swing, swung by Gabrielle and Luis. Lewin smashed the new bike trailer, easily taking off the rotten wood - another project, and yet another bike project a Dutch… Continue reading October – Motors & Bikes, spears, tarps, fungi and the entire planetary system mapped out.
Venus is the second planet from the Sun and the sixth largest. Venus' orbit of the sun is 224.65 earth days, which means that a year on Venus is 61.5% as long as a year on Earth. The period of rotation for Venus is 243 days. In other words, Venus takes 243 days to turn… Continue reading Venus
Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. As such, it orbits the sun faster than all the other planets, at 87.87 earth days which is perhaps why Romans named it after their swift-footed messenger god. It rotates on its axis exactly three times… Continue reading Mercury
Sun = Latin, Sol (Solar system) The Sun is the star at the center of our Solar System. (A star is an astronomical object consisting of a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity. The nearest star to Earth is the Sun.) Our sun offers us most most important source of energy… Continue reading Sun
The garden Jack and others planted LAST week is growing, our potatoes have come up, so has the seed of rocket. It works. Wink Murder, to warm us up. Venus and Mars, our near neighbours, the two planets that sandwich our earth, we patched these two together. Just the night before Brian Cox gave an… Continue reading KFS Wednesday June – Solar Venus Mars
A first for us at Kinda Forest School - all day rain! No stopping this tribe though. Tarps needed emptying of water, thanks Gracie and Mabelle, and water was collected in our trolley, thanks to Mya. Sausages and porridge cooked for breakfast, thanks Eloise and everyone who cooked. Into the solar lighted Cabin, wood burner… Continue reading KFS 2019 May – Rain and Solar Sun