Tag: children

  • A Bea moment.

    It’s been some time since I’ve put some photos of the grandchildren. Bea helping dad to open a parcel.

  • In the moment 1. Horse?

    Just after ten I heard: “Clip-clop, clip-clop.” I went to investigate. Across the road was a group of school children waiting the horse’s arrival. The children had a good time on the farm across the road from me.

  • I won a book prize!

    https://www.storylines.org.nz/ Storylines ran a competition and I sent in my answer on July 1, 2020′. July 14, I received a message: CONGRATULATIONS! Your answer to the competition question in the Storylines Newsletter is correct and you won the draw What a surprise! July 19, the message came that my prize was on its way. Today […]

  • Wordless Wednesday: Telling Dad not to eat her grapes

  • Last photo for June 2020

    A big surprise on June 30 last day of June. I bought a book online on June 9 from https://www.emmamactaggart.com.au/ It arrived after 5 pm at my doorstep on June 30. Emma the author enclosed a free book with it. These were the last two photos for June 2020 on my phone. Brian at says: […]

  • School Stories: Legos

    It’s been a while since I’ve posted something about the children at after school care. This is the work of Jesse a five year old boy. He has the best manners of all the children. Always: Please and thank you, and you are welcome.

  • School Stories: Term one 2019

    Fancy Feet Friday Flowers: Tracing around tiny hands, cut out and stick it onto pipe cleaners. Free drawing

  • School Stories: characters from loved books.

    The whole week was Library week or book week. Yesterday the children could go into the hall and pick as many books as they want. They had to bring there well read books to school and change them for once they haven’t read yet. Lots of books came in and many went out again yesterday. […]

  • Children writing Stories 2: Elisa’s two stories

      A boring day out. You know, these days when my Mum says:“We’re on a day out!” Well, the places we visit are past boring. We go to parks or KMart to get some new clothes for Mum. It’s not like other kids. They go to water parks or hangdog. They are very fortunate. Today […]

  • Children writing stories. Introduction.

      Each year Plateau School has for six weeks, one hour per week, an Enrichment period. The sessions stretch from knitting, building robots, web pages, photography, painting, bush walks, designing, reading maps and whatever is different from the real school periods. Volunteers(mostly parents) show or help children to do things they have never tried before. […]

  • Babysitting.

     Another Bea and Ouma week-end. Guess what Bea sees? Next door is a dog who climbs onto her “dog house”. Her name is Zena. Bea stands on the windowsill (with me holding her). She loves to watch Zena because she barks from there.

  • School Stories: Wacky Hair Friday

    The following is a project. The challenge was to build a “play park”, make a brochure to explain where, what and the cost. This project has the Egyptian Pyramids with water slides. The Beehive our Parliament building The Titanic halfway out of the water. Eifel Tower in Paris with a slide going down, Colosseum in Rome with […]