As part of their P.E. year 1 & 2 have been participating in tunneling sessions. Children have been introduced to tunneling in an indoor setting but, the sessions are designed to give them an adventurous experience of how tunneling would be in the mountains or the forest.
Using their imaginations helps them to create a realistic and exciting learning environment, whilst having the challenges of being in the outdoors surrounded by rocks, trees and different weather conditions.
The children are learning different movement skills which allows them to crawl thought the tunnels and into the caves where they experience being together. finding spaces and communicating before finding their way back out of the tunnels.
The sessions are designed to give children an exciting learning opportunity linking with Shamblehurst learning muscles such as: communication, listening, perseverance, collaboration and managing distractions.