Reception discussed a range of light sources such as the sun, the moon, torches, candles, lightning and fire. We then created a den in forest school and talked about how the dark made us feel. In small groups, we explored using the torches inside the den to create some light! We also spoke about how fires can keep us warm and we collected our own sticks to create our campfire.

“It feels light when you turn the torch on!”

“It makes me feel warm and safe in the den!”

“A mirror reflects the light back!”

“I feel happy because it was light and dark!”

“The pond has gone hard - the air gets colder and turns the water into ice!”