more top 10 – AFRICA

My favourite top ten on safari Being on the lookout for animals and screaming si-mama (stop) or tawenda (go) to Nico our guide.  When I wasn’t on my iPad I was really really good at spotting animals.  Sometimes I sat up front with Nico and helped be on the lookout. ...
Africa…all of our adventure

Africa…all of our adventure

Coming from Europe, it’s difficult to believe the heat and drought in Africa.  Soon ,after a short plane ride, we arrived in Marrakech. After the cool temperatures in Europe it took us a bit of time to get used the heat in Morocco. It got very busy as we started to...
Cruising around Cape Town and the Cape Area

Cruising around Cape Town and the Cape Area

We arrived at our hotel very late in Nairobi, which was unfortunate as it was a really nice hotel.  It was a hotel that was owned by the Red Cross, and all of the profits went back into Red Cross initiatives in Africa. We ordered room service, which was probably some...

Poetry homework

Robert Frost           My November Guest My sorrow,when she’s here with me Thinks these dark days of autumn rain   Are beautiful as days can be; She loves the bare, the withered tree; She walks the sodden pasture lane. Her pleasure will not let me stay. She talks and...
The Great Lessons: Vocabulary

The Great Lessons: Vocabulary

As part of the Montessori lesson plan, there are five great lessons that they learn in grade 4/5/6.  One of them is vocabulary and its origins. One of the exercises was to draw a pictograph.  So, Lulu wrote a pictograph and sent it to her class back at Muskoka...