Water Around Us

Water around the world is all different. There are different types of water from town to town in every country. You get salt water in the seas and some oceans. Freshwater comes from springs, mountain streams and unpolluted lakes. The Water collects in so many...

Pumpkin Halloween Cake Recipe

Ingredients: 300g self-raising flour 300g light muscovado sugar ( soft brown sugar) 3 teaspoons of mixed spice 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 175g sultanas ½ teaspoon salt 4 eggs 200g butter zest 1 orange 1 tablespoon orange juice 500g of pumpkin flesh Good to have some...

Santa Claus around the World

Santa Claus has many names in many countries you may know him as Father Christmas, Papa Noel or St Nikolaus but he means the same to all of us. Santa Claus is the spirit of Christmas, his favourite season is obvious and he works the whole of the year to make it fun...

How to Grow Pumpkins

Pumpkins are large orange fruits which grow above ground but rest on the floor because they get so heavy. You can buy pumpkin seeds at gardening shops but can also collect them from inside the pumpkin. I plant my pumpkin seeds at the start of April so they get big...

Thanksgiving

A special holiday from across the sea in America and Canada. It takes place on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday in November in America. Thanksgiving is a celebration to be grateful for everything that you have. It is also a Harvest...

Curried Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Ingredients: 900g of pumpkin flesh, cut into cubes 1 large onion, chopped 1 large potato, peeled and cubed 1-2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 flat teaspoon of curry powder, mild or medium strength 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 4 tablespoons of vegetable stock 1 bay leaf...

Children’s Healthy Eating – Vegetables

 Make sure you wash all your vegetables and fruits Potatoes There are many varieties of potato. It is a very popular vegetable, which is used in many meals when cooking. It can be used for mashing, roasting, frying and boiling. Potatoes are a root-vegetable that grow...

Rosemary Shortbread Recipe

This is a traditional recipe we got from the Irish grandmother of a friend the rosemary can be replaced by lavender for a similar herby floral effect. The biscuits are sweet and savoury and delicious with a cup of tea.Ingredients: 8 ounce flour 4 ounce butter 2 ounce...

Photosynthesis – Plant Energy

In order to grow, plants need energy which they get from sunlight, this is called Photosynthesis. A green substance called chlorophyll is found in the cells of the plant’s leaves. The chlorophyll captures energy from the sunlight, at the same time it uses the...

Why Are Our Bees Dying?

Scientists are not yet sure what is causing the huge decline in bee numbers. Scientists say it may be caused by a number of factors including- Disease from mite and virus infections – The varroa mite reached the UK in 1992 and now infests 95% of hives. Untreated...

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