Week 3: Pirate Captains & Magic Ball!
Big Porridge & Play Blog
8th June 2020
Govan – Tuesday 2nd June 2020
The Govan posse got together yesterday for a bit of hang out and a lot of PLAY!
We talked about how much everyone likes dressing up with just any old stuff or ordinary things we may have around…I tied a t-shirt around my head and a scarf around my forehead and just like that I turn into Pirate Captain Taz!! I had the most fierce bunch of misfits for a crew and I ordered them about for bit he he…Then we had Captain Priyangaa and Captain Muhammed and Captains Erin and Ethan and Captains George, Lazare and Tomass too!! All of the captains were rather grumpy and bossed us about rather a lot to scrub the deck, ride a shark and go and find treasure!
We got into the Magic Ball and landed in a Cheese world where we all tried the cheese which tasted like all sorts of other things like grapes!
We found a hole and crawled through it and then met a cheese creature who gave us special cheese. After that we ended up in the North pole where it was very cold. Ethan provided us with a match and we had a wee fire to warm up. We spotted an igloo and wondered about whose home that was. Muhammed suggested that no one lived there and when we were about to leave walking through the ice a polar bear emerged from the igloo!
The polar bear had not seen anyone for many years and was a bit grumpy but I persuaded him that we were there to bring him presents. I offered a bunch of flowers but the bear didn’t want them and then everyone else offered a nice gift of crayons, drawing pads and fish! We chopped the fish, made it into kebabs, salt and peppered it and ate it…it had all sorts of unexpected flavours like bubblegum!
When we returned to Glasgow we got on with some drawing and our Art Gallery was something to behold!
Milton – Wednesday 3rd June 2020
Easterhouse – Thursday 4th June 2020
Yesterday’s session was particularly adventurous and imaginative…We became fierce and feisty PIRATES, we boogied with the DANCING HIPPO, we travelled INSIDE A JELLYFISH and flew high in the sky on our MAGIC FLYING HORSES!!!Once everyone had arrived on zoom we all said our cheery hello’s and then leapt straight up into MISS MARY MAC! We marched along with her and jumped high like the elephant that jumped over the fence! ‘He jumped so high, high, high, he reached the sky, sky, sky, and he never came back, back, back, until the 4th of July ly ly!
Cooking with Taz, Exploring with Jack & Making with Iona
Cooking with Taz
Episode 2 – Tomato Soup!
🍳 In this episode Taz shows you how to make a delicious Tomato Soup! Did you know the word “tomato” comes from the Aztecs in Mexico? Find out more and cook-along as a family! 🍅😋
A clove of garlic
A tin of tomatoes or fresh tomatoes
Exploring with Jack
Episode 2 – Paris!
🌏 When Jack isn’t doing the Funky Chicken he loves exploring and going on ADVENTURES! Each week you can go with him, travelling all over the world to some exciting places, meeting some weird and wonderful animals and asking some strange questions! With your Magic Map you can go anywhere and that’s exactly what we’re going to do…
Making with Iona
Episode 2 – How to Make Pet Fish!
🎨 This week, Iona shows you how to make your very own pet fish out of a milk bottle! All you need is a clear container (like a takeaway box or a glass bowl), a plastic milk bottle, some pencils or wax crayons, a piece of string or ribbon, a pen and a paper clip!
You shall have a fishy
On a little dishy
You shall have a fishy
When the boat comes in!
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