Hermannsburg Little Oaks’ Oracle

2015-08-05 06:00
Little Oaks investigate the texture and material on a ball of twine at Mr Muhammad’s hardware store.

Little Oaks investigate the texture and material on a ball of twine at Mr Muhammad’s hardware store.

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IN the past two weeks the Little Oaks looked at what different materials objects are made of and what different types of textures they have.

Textures are everywhere - you feel them in your clothes, on your body when you touch something and in your mouth when you eat something.

So, to make it fun, they checked out a pile of toys to discover what they were made of - plastic, metal, fabric­ and wood were represented and separated accordingly.

The highlight of the week was the field trip to Mr I. Muhammad­’s hardware store in Kranskop, which was found to be a brilliant way of putting the knowledge the Little Oaks had gained into practice.

At the store they found lots of building materials made out of plastic, wood, ceramic, metal and fabric or various combinations of them.

A big thank you to Mr Muhammad­ for giving the Little Oaks the opportunity to see his store, and for the juice and cool drinks he provided

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