Home Farm Book Day

The theme for the long awaited Home Farm Book Day this year was Animals. The children thoroughly enjoy dressing up and this year was no exception. The costumes were amazing! We had a gorgeous rabbit from the Bramley Hedge book to the church mouse from the book of the same name. We had sharks, tigers, pandas, cats, foxes and lots more. The staff also dressed up including a butterfly, giraffe, cheetah and the whole ocean!

We had a parade in assembly where we could all admire the variety of costumes and Mrs Markides read ‘The Rainbow Fish’ which she had dressed up as and she very kindly gave away her scales – just like the fish in the book symbolising being always kind to our friends. There were lots of different animal related activities in all the classrooms from making, cooking and creating and of course reading and looking at the story books of the animals the children had dressed up as.

The whole of Home Farm took part in an animal treasure hunt in teams across the year groups. We had to search and find different animals around the school grounds. It was such fun and the children even had a treat once they’d completed the hunt. It was lovely to see so many creatures racing around looking for clues. Who thought a dog and a fox would get on so well searching for clues! The day ended with the children enjoying a fairy cake, each with a picture of a different animal on. A really lovely World Book Day at Home Farm.