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Something Delicious: Cou-Cou with Flying Fish

The national dish of Barbados is the inexpensive dish Cou-Cou served with Flying Fish. If you go to Barbados you should definitely try this tasty and interesting dish!     Ingredients: Cou-Cou: 2 cups water 10 small okra, finely sliced 1/4 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon hot [...]

Destination: Barbados

Barbados is an island country situated north of South America. It is 34 kilometres long and 23 kilometres wide. It was made a British colony in the 17th century, but became independent in the 20th century. It is a popular tourist destination, and its original name means ‘red stone island with teeth’! One very famous [...]

Cool Corner: Cutlery

Check out this set of cutlery for kids! Wouldn’t it be a great way to get your kids to eat the healthy vegetables? With this special cutlery set dinner time will become a lot of fun.    

Idiom of the Week: Once More Please

If somebody says once more please, they want you to say or do something one more time.   Ballet Teacher: Well done, girls! Once more please.   Staff: Your gate is B32. Matt: I’m sorry, once more please. Staff: Your gate is B32. Matt: Thank you.



Recommendation Corner: Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham is a rhyming children’s book by Dr. Seuss. It is about a character named ‘Sam I Am’ who tries to make his friend eat green eggs and ham by following him around and asking him if he would eat it in different places. This is a short, funny, and popular book [...]

Animal Fun Fact: Eurasian Lynx

The Eurasian lynx lives in northern Europe and Asia, and is the largest of the lynx cats. It is about a metre long, and weighs around 20-25 kilograms. The lynx has strong, long legs, and its big furred paws act like snow shoes in the winter. It also has small tufts of fur at the [...]


  Be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi  

Idiom of the Week: Have a Ball

To have a ball means that you have a really good time and are enjoying yourself a lot.   Mark: Wow Greg, a strike! You must really like this game. Greg: Yes, I always have a ball when I go bowling.   Linda: How was your trip to Disneyland? Hazel: It was great, we had [...]

Something Delicious: Shaved Ice

On Antarctica there is a lot of ice. Why not make some shaved ice?

  Ingredients: Ice Flavoured syrup

Equipment: Ice shaving machine


Put the ice in the machine. Shave the ice, and put it into a bowl or cup. Pour over some syrup. Enjoy!



Destination: Antarctica

Antarctica is the continent that surrounds the South Pole. If you go Antarctica you can see some beautiful rocky scenery. Most of Antarctica is covered ice. The mountain range divides the land in two. There are two volcanoes there.   Antarctica is home to lots of scientists, penguins, birds and whales. Fish and squids swim [...]