What Nonsense! – in celebration of Lewis Carroll

We celebrated Lewis Carroll’s birthday on the 28th of Jan this year with a unique one day workshop in Nonsense Verse. The children came up with their own nonsense – words and worlds while they understood the unique style of the master of nonsense. Lewis Carroll (1832–1898) – a mathematician and logician by qualification – is ...

Hiroshima Day – August 6

The Pomegranate Magic Reading Room picked the text ‘Hiroshima’ by Laurence Yep and conducted a small activity around it with grade four. The activity draws from a true story which is told to us towards the end of the book. The true story is of a girl called Sadako Sasaki who lived in Hiroshima at the time ...

World Peace Day – September 21

The Pomegranate Magic Reading Room picked the text, ‘What does Peace Feel Like?’ by V Radunsky and conducted a small activity around it with grade three. The children were asked what peace ‘looks, feels, sounds, smells and tastes like’ to them. This is a little bit of what the children came up with - ____ Peace smells like ...