The school at Balliol was closed last week due to the voting day, so instead we had a fun day!!
We were so lucky with the weather so most of the day was spent in the playground enjoying lots of different activities. The day began with chalk pictures. The children did some fabulous drawings on the floor using different coloured chalks. We all then had great fun bringing the pictures to life by posing on top of the picture, from swinging from umbrellas to riding on skateboards it was great fun and the children loved thinking about all the different things they could draw. This was followed by scooter, bike and go kart races around the playground which was a lot of fun. After building up quite a thirst the children had refreshments and then set about making a den on the pirate ship climbing frame, complete with its very own chill out/sun shade area which was a very good idea! After lunch the children enjoyed some face painting. It was lovely to see the children as minions, butterflies, tigers and more. The children also took part in some planting. They wanted to plant some flowers in the playground so we used some old tyres as plant pots and the children all enjoyed getting their hands dirty with some gardening.
The day was brought to an end sitting as a group and watching Garfield 2. After a long day in the playground it was a well needed rest for all the children. It was a great day and we are pleased the children enjoyed themselves with the quote of the day being ‘Time flies when you are having fun!’