Year 2 Toucans discuss courage value word

In Circle Time, Year 2 Toucans class have been thinking about our value word this month – courage. Here’s a taster of their blog input – read it in full on the Year 2 class blog page – click here.

We thought of lots of times when we needed to show courage in our every day lives. We talked about the difference between showing courage and putting ourselves in danger. In the Lion King, Mufasa says ‘I am only brave when I need to be’. We liked this quote and it reminded us of times when we have to be brave too. We read a very funny poem about showing courage and then used a writing frame to fill in our own ideas.

We have also read a story that originally came from Japan about a boy called Shobei. They story was called ‘To give is to receive’ and it helped us to think about how this relates to our lives. We came up with some things we need in order to survive, some things we want and some things we wish for. This is what we thought of:


Year 2 Toucans teacher Miss Williams was most impressed with how mature the class have become.

Tags: courage, values

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