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Jan Van Huysum - Dutch flowers (EYFS)

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These beautiful paintings are full of  wildlife.. Click on each one and zoom in to see what minibeasts you can spot. Can you and your family draw a picture of some flowers and hide some minibeasts inside? Now swap.. Can you find all the hidden beasts?

https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/jan-van-huysum-hollyhocks-and-other-flowers-in-a-vase

Look closely at your tomato plant, you might notice small flowers beginning to grow! Did you know that bees love flowers?

Watch this video all about bees..

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/geography-ks1-how-honey-is-made/z7j76v4#:~:text=NARRATOR%3A%20'Bees%20have%20a%20very,why%20they're%20called%20honeybees.

 

  • What did you find out?
  • What did you already know?
  • Do you have any questions?
  • Look closely at these photos of bees.. What can you see?
  • Can you describe them?
  • Choose one photo and make a model or a picture of a bee.. 

Bee 1

Bee 2

Bee 3

  • What did you use to make your bee?
  • What do you like about it?
  • How could you improve it?