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Kindergarten Special School Days

Little Chefs

On 11th March, the children in Ms. Antoinette Cassar’s Kinder Class baked some delicious biscuits.  These biscuits were then presented to the parents that same afternoon during Merit Day.

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Kindergarten

Water bottle fountain Science Experiment

This experiment allows children to see that air takes up room and is always present even though we can’t see it.

We began by blowing up a balloon and asking the children what they thought was in the balloon. Some of the children did say that air was in the balloon. We let the balloon go and we talked about what happened.

We took an empty water bottle and asked the children what was in the bottle.  The balloon was blown up again and placed over the bottle. The children were asked why the balloon wasn’t going down when we did that. They came up with some answers so we explained that the bottle was full of air as well so the air in the balloon had nowhere to escape.

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I took another empty bottle and poked a small hole just big enough for a straw to go through it. I sealed it with Blue Tac. We explained to the children what we were doing.

Then we asked the children what they thought would happen if we poured water in the bottle level with the very top of the straw. The children said that water will come out but they saw that the water didn’t go out. We told them that we would have to pour more water over the level of the straw for that to happen and we showed them what we meant.

Then we blew up the balloon again and put it over the top of the bottle. They were amazed when they saw the water coming out of the straw like a fountain. They also noticed that the balloon was going down as the water was coming out of the straw. We talked about why that was happening and that the air in the balloon pushed down on the water and forced it up the straw.

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They enjoyed this experiment so much that we had to do it over and over again!!!

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Kindergarten Year 1 Year 2 Year 6

Puppet Show by Year 6 students

As part of Healthy Lifestyle Week, students from Year 6A prespared puppet shows for students in Kindergarten 1 and 2 and Years 1 and 2. Students worked in groups and wrote a script for the puppet show about helthy living. Among the topics which featured the most were the importance of eating fruit and vegetables and of doing some form of physical activity everyday. It was a very educational experience both for the students who prepared the puppet shows and also for those who wathced. Here are some pictures of the activity!