Together we formed an imperfect circle beneath the tree. For a magical minute, thirty Year 1 children and I watched mesmerised as the leaves gently drifted and played in the wind, eventually chasing and then choosing one each to observe more closely inside.
Other adventures included sniffing lavender, mint and thyme in the herb garden.
6 year old Charlie found the best treasure of all, a twig covered in different shades of moss. We passed it around noticing the dark and bright colours. Back in class we learned how to create a mini moss house garden experiment via YouTube.
I found out from the school's garden enthusiast what tree the yellow leaves belonged to in the right hand image. Do you know?
As often is the case a tiny percentage could identify an oak leaf that had snuck into the school.