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The Map of Food

We’ve been thinking about where food comes from so we decided to do a big food map. First we looked at the continents and drew our own. A continent is a big part of the world with lots of countries in. Our continent is Europe. We only had one atlas so Olive had to draw from a picture on the …

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Woodworking

We’ve wanted to make things with wood for ages. We’ve never done it before so we decided to start with an easier sort of wood called Balsa. Balsa wood is very soft and light and easy to work with. We used a special saw called a Scroll Saw. It has a blade that goes up and down very quickly. We …

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The Bee Project

We had an email from @louisebrown asking us where bees go in the winter so we decided to learn all about bees. We like to make things so the first thing we did was make a little bee of our own. Next we started finding out about bees by looking in books and on the internet. We also found a …

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Taking Our Computer Apart

A few weeks ago we played with some electronics. We wrote about it here. Now we wanted to see what electronics looked like in things people use every day, so we found a computer to take apart. Here is a picture of it with an iPod and a special wrench we had to buy to open the case of the …

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Cars

We wanted to learn about how cars work so we went to a garage where they mend them. The garage had lots of old cars called MGs. Some of them were over fifty years old! The people at the garage (Mummy’s Aunty Pauline and Chris) knew that we’d come to learn so they made some lovely spotter sheets for us. …