Welcome to the Activity Page “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you!” – Dr. Seus Vacuum science experiment 🔭🦠 Step 1- Pour water onto a plate and mixed in food colouring. Step 3- light a candle and place a glass/container over the top of the candle Step 4- watch what happens We experimented with different shapes of glasses/ containers and found that the slimmer the container the higher the water raised. This was because the candle burnt all the oxygen out of the air trapped in the glass creating a vacuum which sucked up the water into the glass. Recycling Week at Fusion- we ‘attempted’ to make our own paper using scrap paper! It was super simple, have a go and let us know how it goes!! Step 1- rip the paper to stamp size pieces Step 2- soak the paper in a bowl Step 3- whisk the paper until ir goes soggy and clumps together Step 4- squash all the excess water out using a teatowel Step 5- leave it in a warm place on baking paper to dry (it takes a few days!) Healthy Smoothies! Use any healthy fruits such as mango, kale, berries, apples, bananas, oats, milk, yoghurt, avocado! Put the ingredients into a nutri bullet or a smoothie maker. Add water, milk or yoghurt to thicken the smoothie up and mix. Your smoothie is finished and now you can taste. 🍏🍎🍐🍊🍋🍈🍓🍇🍉🍌🍒🍑🥝🥥🍍 Summer Flower Petal Pictures Use some old flowers and create pictures using the petals. Try experimenting with different colours and different shapes using different types of flowers. Summer Finger Painting First chose an object wether its a pineapple, ice cream cone and use coloured paints to dip your finger into and start designing. Let your creativity flow and enjoy!! 4th Of July Firework Pictures Use a toilet roll tube and cut the sides different lengths. dip the toilet roll in coloured paints and spray onto paper to make a firework effect. St Georges Day – 23rd March Click here for Dragon Colouring EASTER CRAFT How to make Easter Chicks – You will need – a cup, yellow paint, pipe cleaners. 1.paint the cup yellow 2.draw on eyes and nose 3. Add the pipe cleaners to make the arms and legs 4. your Easter Chick is made ARCIMBOLDO – ARTIST MONTH At Fusion we learnt all about the Italian artist, Arcimboldo. He was famous for painting portraits using fruits, veg and natural resources to create faces. We used fruit to print faces as well as drawing our friends in the style of Arcimboldo. 🍏🍌🍉🍇🍓🍋🌽🥕🍅🍆🌶 What pictures can you make? 10 house points for the best designs…. CHRISTMAS SNOWMAN BISCUITS You will need… 1 biscuit, white icing sugar, marshmallows, sweets. Place icing sugar on the biscuit to create the melting snow man Put the marshmallow on the biscuit. add the different coloured smarties/sweets as buttons add chocolate sticks for arms and decorate how you wish Autumn Colouring Click Here To Download Rosh Hashanah Printing To celebrate Rosh Hashanah we created greetings cards by Pomegranate printing. Why not try it? Cut a pomegranate or any other fruit in half and print onto card to create a lovely pattern, change the colours and it will look fab!! Blind Drawing To celebrate Black History month we played a fun game. You need two people for this to work, and sit back to back. One person describes the picture in front of them and the person behind them has to draw it but cant see the picture so needs to follow the instructions clearly. Chocolate Brick Wall You will need: 160g Butter/Margerine 175g Granulated Sugar 225g Self-Raising Flour 25g Cocoa Powder 1 Egg Instructions: Pre-heat oven to gas mark 3 / 170C Melt the butter, add the sugar and mix well. Add the flour and cocoa and mix well until you have a stiff consistency. Beat the egg and gently mix into the flour mixture. Put the mixture into a greased 30cm x 18cm baking tray, and gently press into the corners and flatten into the tin. Sprinkle with a little water and place in the top half of the oven for 45 minutes. Then remove from oven and sprinkle with sugar. Allow to cool for 5 mins then cut into required size pieces and place on a wire tray. You can either eat it as it is, or make some custard to go with it for dessert. 4 Minute Play Dough… You Will Need… 1 cup water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup salt 1 tablespoon cream of tartar Food coloring Saucepan 1 cup flour Directions Combine water, oil, salt, cream of tartar, and food coloring in a saucepan and heat until warm. Remove from heat and add flour. Stir, then knead until smooth. The cream of tartar makes this dough last 6 months or longer, so resist the temptation to omit this ingredient if you don’t have it on hand. Store this dough in an airtight container or a Ziploc freezer bag. Question Of The Day… Toilet Roll Tube – Paddington Bears Go to the toilet and get a empty tube. cut out a blue strip for Paddingtons coat. Make an origami or 2d red hat and place it on Paddingtons head. Add nose and eyes Add a button on his jacket. FINISHED – Toilet Roll Tube Paddington Easter Cupakes Melt butter in large sauce pan over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until melted and well-blended. Cook 2 minutes longer, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cereal. Stir until well coated. Using buttered spatula or waxed paper, press mixture evenly and firmly in buttered 13 x 9 inch pan. Cut into 2 x 2 inch squares when cool. Dr Seuss Quiz Dr Seuss quiz- if you would like to complete the quiz please hand your answers in and you will receive 5 house points!! 👍🏼📖✅ St Andrews Day Shortbread Ingredients 125g/4oz butter 55g/2oz caster sugar, plus extra to finish 180g/6oz plain flour Method Heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5. Beat the butter and the sugar together until smooth. Stir in the flour to get a smooth paste. Turn on to a work surface and gently roll out until the paste is 1cm/½in thick. Cut into rounds or fingers and place onto a baking tray. Sprinkle with caster sugar and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until pale golden-brown. Set aside to cool on a wire rack. Christmas Yoga Morning Christmas yoga 💪🏽🎄 Try the Marjaryasana Bitilasana pose to have a good morning stretch and relax. Firework Paint Pictures Get a toilet roll tube With adult help but lines in the tube at the bottom Place colourful paints in a plate Push the toilet roll into the paint and make your picture. Snail and The Whale Chocolate Swirls Chocolate Snails – Julia Donaldson Book Snail and the Whale. Ingredients – ready roll pastry, chocolate spread Utensils – greased baking tray, butter knife, sharp knife Preheat the oven to 200 degrees, Roll out the ready roll puff pastry sheet. Using a butter knife, spread a layer of chocolate spread all over one side of the pastry sheet. Carefully, roll the pastry sheets back up Using a sharp knife, cut into equal thin slices. Put the slices on your baking tray ( you may need to squish them back into a round shape) Bake them for 15 minutes until crisp Eat your yummy chocolate snails! Bring it to Fusion and you can receive 5 house points!!!! Click to Print Colouring Page From Activity Village Monkey Puzzle Masks You will need: a paper plate, brown paint, paper, scissors and glue. Paint the paper plate brown, cut out eyes and ears and stick onto plate when dry.