Around the World in 80 Minutes

Date: 20th Jun 2017 @ 11:38am

What a lovely time we are all having this week exploring the food, art, dance, music, customs and cultures from seven different countries across six continents. Yesterday I managed to travel around the world in only 80 minutes - sampling pancakes from the USA; watching a bit of Kung Fu Dancing from Japan; the Hakka from Australia/New Zealand and learning some interesting facts all about Kenya as I went.

Today I've visited India where the children are busy with their Rangoli art work; Japan where the children are exploring the work of the artist Takashi Murakami; seen rainmakers being made in Australia and Carnival masks in Brazil. I even managed to have a paddle in a pool in Spain. The children enjoyed pouring water over my feet and it definitely cooled me downsmiley One Reception child did say that I had far too much work to do to be paddling !

I am really looking forward to tomorrow when I will hopefully get the chance to play several different musical instruments and I can't wait to see how colourful our children will look tomorrow when they come to school dressed in the colours of their country. 

St Mary's Birchley Catholic Primary School

Birchley Road, Billinge, Nr Wigan,

Lancashire WN5 7QJ

Main Contact: Mrs Janet Ollerton

Tel: 01744 678610

Email: stmaryrcbp@sthelens.org.uk