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Coorie-in with a story πŸ“–

Ms Richardson and I have really been missing the ‘Coorie-In’ and so we are going to share a story with you each week read by someone from Tollcross.

We will be posting these on the main blog and on Twitter every Tuesday.

Until then here is a story P1 have been reading (it is one of Ms Brand’s favourites). To hear it click on the link below-

Where the Wild Things Are

and here are some craft activities you could try at home!

We would love to see what you create and where you love to ‘coorie-in’ with a book! Tweet us your pictures @Tollcross_P

This is my all time favourite story Ms Dripps, brilliant choice 😊

Ms Brand x

 


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Building Resilience.

Today we will be starting our new Building Resilience topic: Challenge your mindset. We have already done a lot of learning on Growth Mindset strategies so this is revision for us!

We are going to start off by looking at the PowerPoint slides. We will have some singing, dancing and a Tollcross challenge. Lets see what Skipper is teaching us this term:

That was a lot of information I think now is a great time for a song about your brain, this is one of my favourite songs about the brain!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw8E9WnZTQk

We are going to create our own brains. You can draw a brain, build a brain, mould a brain, paint a brain…. You can use play-dough, modelling clay, string, cardboard, recycling, plastic, tinfoil, digital.…anything really, be as creative as you like.

Your brain could be small, it could be huge it could be medium size. it could be a model, a puzzle, a hat or a piece of art. The choice is yours. You can research some ideas online or get inspiration from the pictures below. Your brain can be any colour that your like!

This task will be fun, but it may not be easy. Lets watch the video below to get Growth Mindset tips from Dojo!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zrtHt3bBmQ

Now we have a quiz. write down the numbers 1 – 9 . Look at the pictures of the brains and the list of animals and decide which brain belongs to which animal? Answers will be posted tomorrow. Good Luck.

Skipper has 2 more tasks for you complete ( remember you have a week to complete the Building Resilience tasks) complete the tasks at a time that suits you. Send all your pictures to admin@tollcross.edin.sch.uk or tweet @tollcrossP

lets finish our Assembly with a dance, I am looking forward to seeing all your great work.

Have a great day.

Miss Anderson x

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41SkJVsm7Os


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Good Morning

Good morning Tollcross families, I hope everyone is safe and well. Thank you to everyone who completed the IT survey we sent out last week. This has helped us to target support for our families. We will be in contact over the next few days to arrange a time to deliver iPads to families who need a device. This will support our learners to continue to access learning from home. 🌈

A rainbow over Tollcross Primary 🌈


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Good morning

Good morning,

Good morning, I hope everyone managed to do something to make them happy over the weekend. Ms Anderson has been supporting health and wellbeing across our school community while we are learning and working from home. We all need to think about how we look after our mental health by keeping connected, being kind to ourselves, trying something new and doing things that make us happy.