Our children learn skills from being able to talk about the safety rules of the WDPS fire pit to building a fire and cooking a range of meals.
Year 2 have been introduced to the flint and steel and have been learning how to create a spark with it.
Year 5/6 planned their own session of den building, litter picking, toasting marshmallows to make S’mores and making pizzas to be cooked on the open fire.
Year 6 have been making chocolate chip muffins on the fire using orange peels for the casings
Year 2 learning how to make pizza and cook it on the open fire
Year 5/6 have been learning how to build their own fire and light them successfully as part of their Life Skills Gold Award
Year 3/4 have been making pizzas, not to be deterred by the gusty wind, our children showed their understanding and resilience and still made them, however we cooked them indoors then ate them around the fire pit. They have also been gathering kindling needed to make a successful fire and ordering it according to its size
Year 3 have been practicing their fire safety at our fire pit, using the kettle to boil the water to make hot chocolate
Year 5/6 making bread twirls and cooking them on willow whips over the fire
Year 3/4 have been learning how to use a Kellie Kettle safely to boil the water to make hot chocolate
Year 4 have been practicing their fire safety at our fire pit, using the kettle to boil the water to make hot chocolate
Pizza Making and Fire Safety
Years 3 to 6 have been working on their fire safety is our Bushcraft Area. They have prepared their pizzas using hygiene and safety guidelines, then the pizzas have been baked on the fire. Even the cold and rain did not deter their incredible resilience. Each year group enjoyed their session and especially their pizzas
Year 6 have been learning how to create a spark using a flint and steel to start a fire
Year 4 have been learning how to toast marshmallows, using fresh cut willow whips
Our children in Year 5 have been toasting Marshmallows on the fire using fresh cut willow whips for skewers.
Year 5/6 Learning how to make Chocolate Chip Muffins And Chocolate Bananas: cooking them on the fire
Our children in Year 5 have been learning how to build and start a fire using tinder and kindling found around our Bushcraft Area as part of our LSCA
Our children in Year 5 have been preparing and cooking Chocolate Bananas on the fire.
Year 3 Learning How To Make A Fire Then Toasting Marshmallows On It Using Fresh Cut Willow Whips As Skewers
Year 5/6 Learning How To Use A Flint And Steel
Year 5/6 Making Chocolate Banana Boats And Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins on a Fire
Year 6 Showing How To Use The Fire Pit Safety Rules
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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