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Monday, 11 September 2017

Food for Thought - Shared Healthy Lunch

As a follow-up to our class trip to New World last week during the "Food for Thought" programme, we were generously given a voucher to purchase food to make a shared healthy lunch for the class.

We made delicious filled rolls with either ham or chicken, together with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, grated carrot and cheese.  We then finished this off with fruit kebabs with banana, apple, kiwifruit and marshmallows (a wee treat!).

This was a great experience for the class and was very enjoyable!







Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Trip to New World

As part of the "Food for Thought" programme, Room 16 walked down to New World Belfast yesterday afternoon and carried out activities where they familiarised themselves with reading the labels on food packaging in order to determine what foods are suitable as an "everyday" food or an "occasional" food.  The children have become experts at identifying foods which are healthy for them to eat.

At the end of the trip the children were given a free lunch box and a magnetic planner to go on their fridge at home.

As a follow-up to this trip we will be today planning a healthy lunch for the class.  New World have very generously gifted us a $60 voucher with which to purchase the food items for this lunch. On Monday we will be making a shared healthy lunch, which we are really looking forward to!







Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Teach Me Tuesday - Amy

As part of "Teach Me Tuesday", Amy taught the students in Room 16 how to write their names in Mandarin.  The students really enjoyed seeing what their names looked like in another language and to have a go at writing them in Mandarin.






Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Wonka's Fluffy Marshmallow!

Yesterday was another great day in the "Wonka Factory" as part of Book Week, where we made delicious fluffy marshmallow!!




Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Book Character Dress Up Day!

We all had a great time dressing up as our favourite book characters today and participating in the whole school parade!  It was awesome to see everyone being so creative with their dress-ups!



Wonka's Fabulous Fudge

As part of Book Week, the students in Room 16 made some Wonka's Fabulous Fudge, which turned out perfectly and was absolutely scrumptious!!!






Thursday, 3 August 2017

Winter Art

Today Room 16 finished off their winter art, using dye, water colour paint and PVA glue.  We are all extremely proud of how amazing they look!