Toddler Blog – Walruses


23rd November 2017

This week’s session overview

This week we have been learning about wonderful, wobbly walruses! We practiced our sign language, learnt all about walrus body parts and sang lots of songs! We got hands on and messy painting our own paper plate walruses and testing out our own blubber glove to find out how walruses keep nice and warm!

3 facts about walruses

  1. Walruses are up to 11.5ft tall and can weigh 1.5 tons, the same as 1500 bags of sugar!
  2. Walruses love to eat shellfish and use the sensitive hairs on their moustaches to find them on the seafloor! They can eat up to 4000 in one day!
  3. Walruses have big tusks which can be up to 1m long, they use them to haul themselves onto the ice or to poke breathing holes into the ice sheets as they swim underneath them.

Sign of the week

Watch it here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8ySSK2ElYU

Next Week:

Next week we are off to waddle around and slide on the ice sheets as we learn all about the fascinating world of penguins!

When? Tuesday Mornings 10:30 – 11:30am during term time
Where? We are based in our Waves Cafe
Who? Anyone aged 2-4 years
Price? £1 per child* Please pay at the ticketing desk

*additional charge to entry

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