This is a picture of us all before the fair had started. We made the banner.
This picture is of Maggie and Finn on the cake stall. Lots of people made cakes.
Here is a picture of me at my stall. My stall was an animal game called”What is it?”, the raffle and a game called “How many counters in the jar?”
In this picture Mrs Hollands is at the plant and making stall. We sold plants, seeds, cards and tea towels.
This is Tadhgan and Simon. Tadhgan had a “Guess the Name of the Penguin” game and an orange shy. At Clyde’s stall there was a Golf game and a Ball in a Bucket game.
It was good fun and we raised £310. 71p for Nkhando School.
On Monday 16th May Eigg Primary held a fair to raise money for Nkhando Primary School who are having a famine because of crop failure. We held a cake sale, a seed and plants sale, jumble sale and some game stalls like how many counters in the jar, an orange shy and raffle.
We had to plan and prepare the stalls. I was in charge of the jumble sale and tombola / bottle sale. I had plenty of fun and people were very generous. We made £310.71 thanks to islanders and visitors.
When we arrived in New Lanark, we watched a film about time travelling.The time travelling girl had a grandmother who said she was related to Annie MacLeod who lived in Victorian times and worked at the mill in New Lanark. After the film, we went to a Victorian Classroom. I loved it there as it was much more fun than I expected. We did dancing, studied a crocodile (not alive) and did Maths. At the end of the dancing the boys had to bow to the girls who had to curtsy to the boys.
Everyone had to wear a pinafore in the school so our clothes didn’t get dirty.
Maisie lifts bricks with the crane.
On day 4 we took the coach to the Science Centre. We went round all the experiments. The liquid magnet was very cool and so were the powered cars. I liked the way planets falling into a black hole was shown. P4 and upwards went into the science theatre to watch ‘Water Water Everywhere.’ There were loads of experiments including throwing liquid nitrogen and making clouds in the room. There was a baloon with hydrogen and oxygen in it. It was set alight and it exploded and made water that evaporated. So it showed how water was made. Unusual things found in the Sewers told us about a pink bike that was flushed down a toilet. We think it was put down a sewer manhole. We went to the Imax Cinema and saw’To the Arctic’ which was in 3D. We enjoyed the film and decided we needed to look after our world to stop the ice melting. P2-3 did a workshop called ‘Inner Space’
In the evening we went to Mother India for a curry. Dylan had Chicken Tikka, which was quite spicy and Clyde had a vegetable Dosa which was very nice but also spicy. We enjoyed the curry and the coach driver came with us.
On Wednesday 16th March we went to the Glasgow Transport Museum. When we arrived at the Museum we climbed on the huge green chairs and Sofa.
Then we went in and looked at the Penny farthing (one of the first Victorian bikes). We looked at 3 different artifacts to discuss and guess what they were, one was a coco bean, one a sugar cone and the last a camera with a hidden button that no one found. Afterwards we split up into twos and threes and wandered around looking at things. I was with Clyde and Miss B. We did a quiz on transport and I think we got most of them right.
On the Underground.
After lunch we went to the tall ship and did a treasure hunt then the older ones did a titanic workshop.
Lunch in the Winter Garden
The amazing playpark
Trying on a turban at the Gurdwara
A hole in one!
An insect Eating plant.
When we woke up on Tuesday we got up and went for breakfast with everyone else. After a Breakfast of Cereal, Toast and Yogurt we got the bus to the People’s Palace. There a guide gave us a tour of it. We learnt a lot about Glasgow’s history and it was really fun! Then we went to the Winter gardens which were joined to the People’s Palace and had a snack. Next we went and explored by ourselves.
Once we had seen nearly everything in the People’s Palace we had lunch in the winter gardens again.
My favourite part was the prison!
Afterwards we went to a really cool, amazing play park with these giant towers with tube slides going down. It was superb!
Then we got the bus to a Gurdwara and a person gave us a tour and we had food from the Langar. The Langar was a free food kitchen for anyone Sikh or not to have free food from. Also at the end of the day they gave some of it to poor people all around Glasgow.
Afterwards we went back to the hostel and played games and wrote up our trip diaries. Whenever we want we can see and remember what we did. Later we had dinner and went to Crazy Golf.It was amazing and in some of them there were secret tunnel shortcuts and when you went through them a bird would say something.On one of the courses an Elephant sprayed you with water. On another you only had one try or your ball got eaten! There was lots of other things there as well but we didn’t go on them. After Crazy Golf we got the bus back to the Hostel.
Everyone went to bed except for me, Dylan and Mrs Boden. Secretly we had a midnight (well, 10 pm!) snack of hot chocolate and biscuits. Then we too went to bed.
On the first day of our Glasgow trip we were all very excited so we rushed on the boat called the Seafari and met the Muck kids.When we arrived in Mallaig we got on a private bus to Glasgow for about 4 hours. We weren’t on the bus for all the time though as we had toilet breaks and stopped for lunch.
At Glasgow we went to a hostel called Glasgow Youth Hostel which was round and gigantic! To get to my room I had to go up loads of stairs as I was in 315. David, Daniel, Mrs Baker and Jasper were in 217, Katie, Kitty, Willow, Maggie, Maisie and Mrs Hollands were in 311 and me, Dylan and Mrs Boden were in 315. We unpacked and then met downstairs we played some games and then had dinner.For dinner we had soup and I had a stuffed pepper full of couscus. Later on we went to a park in the dark and went to a really cool playground with an obstacle course. Back at the Hostel we rushed up the stairs and went to bed.
In 2014 we made a film called Planet Plastic. It was about people throwing rubbish away. We wanted to make the film to encourage people to take their litter with them and not to leave it on the beach. I am very proud of it. All the sounds were made by us using rubbish from the beach. Planet Plastic was part of our attempt to get our 4th Green Flag. We were helped by Ben and Camille. Watch our amazing film below!
Clyde, Primary 6
A little while before Christmas, the school organised a ceilidh at the hall. Maisie and I were very brave, because each of us shared one of our special talents. Maisie played Fairy Lullaby on the whistle. She was very good! I sang a Gaelic song called I Am Tired of Picking Bracken All Day Long. After I sang the song everybody clapped, and my cheeks went very red. To close the show, we performed a play called The Star Watcher’s Journey.
Maisie painting the set with me.
Our amazing play!
I like Art and I am good at it. We have been painting blocks, lines, houses, balloons, birds, fishes, trees and butterflies. We have made purple from blue and red; orange using red and yellow and green using yellow and blue.