A giant panda cub shows off its gymnastics skills by hanging upside down from a tree, while also sticking out its tongue. Photographer Mitsuaki Iwago captured the scene at the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan, China. Picture: Mitsuaki Iwago/Minden/Solent
Make a story map of Goldilocks & the 3 Bears – draw a path down the middle of a large piece of paper. Write ‘Once upon a time’ at one end & ‘The End’ at the other. Then retell the story with the children & add basic drawings along the sides of the path (e.g. 3 bears/a girl/3 bowls etc) - take turns walking down the path & retelling the story (“,)
Acanthus spinosus is an herbaceous perennial. There are other species but this is my favourite as I prefer it's more dissected, thistle-like leaves. A mature clump in flower is an impressive site. Scroll down this board for further details.