Plan 2004

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Provisional Programme
Spring Term 2004
(Try Clicking on the Pictures)

 

Week 1 - Jan 9th

Discuss new promise and colouring-in sheet with new words printed in grey for Rainbows to ink over. - Frank to print
Make Rainbow Spoon Puppets. - Frank spoons - Coralie Tabards, hair etc.
Self portraits for web site
Rainbow Chat about Christmas - Linda
Play Hokey Kokey - Linda
(Planning meeting 1 hour before Rainbows and 1 hour after)

 

Week 2 - Jan 16th

Scottish Evening to be continued next week
Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie - Jo to bring book in
Shortbread or oat somethings! - Coralie to bring in
Nessie wide game - "Small World" page 14 -
Thistle Mosaic from "Small World" page 13 - Frank to Print - Coralie to bring in
Letter to remind Rainbows to bring in tartan next week and get permission for the Rainbows to taste haggis, neeps and tatties! - Frank to do letter

 

Week 3 - Jan 23rd

Burns' Night - Taste Haggis, neeps and tatties - Coralie to prepare and bring in
Poem - Robbie Burns' "To a Mouse" - Coralie
Indoor Golf - Coralie to bring in
Scottish Dancing - Jo

 

Week 4 - Jan 30th

Chinese New Year - "Year of the Monkey"
Little red boxes - "Small World" page 6
Willow Pattern paper plates - "Small World" page 7
Paper Lanterns - "Small World" page 82
Prawn crackers, chop sticks and fortune cookies - Coralie to provide and bring in

 

Week 5 - Feb 6th

New Zealand National Day - New Zealand Rainbows are called "Pippins" - "Pippins care and Pippins share with other children everywhere"
Maori Sticks game - "Small World" - page 10 - Get sticks from Guides
Cross stitching - Silver Fern, (NZ national emblem) - Linda
Pom-poms - Jo to bring in wool - Linda organising
French knitting - Frank to make bobbins - Jo to bring in wool
Letter home about next weeks Valentine's disco and tea.

 

Week 6 - Feb 13th

Valentine's evening
Game "I Sent a Letter to my Love" 
Laminated place mats
Decorate Heart biscuits or clay hanging hearts on ribbons

 

Week 7 - Feb 20th

Half Term - No meeting

 

 

Week 8 - Feb 27th

Pancake Day - (Shrove Tuesday 24th February)
Talk about the meaning of Shrove Tuesday and why we have pancakes
Pancakes - Rainbows to make the batter - Fillings lemon, sugar and/or syrup
Pancake races
Talk about "Thinking Day", Feb 22nd - Candles
Start taking digital photos for use on "Mother's Day" cakes

 

Week 9 - March 5th

St David's Day - Patron Saint of Wales - (1st March)
Rainbow Chat
Cardboard Daffodils - "Seasonal Suggestions" page 6
Decorate plant pots with daffodils
Welsh Flag puzzle

 

Week 10 - March 12th

St Patrick's Day - Patron Saint of Ireland
Rainbow crossword puzzle - "Small World" pages 33 & 92
Parachute Games
Giant dominoes and "snakes and ladders"
(May need to swap weeks for swimming gala)

Saturday - March 13th - Reigate Division Rainbows - "Finding Nemo" afternoon in Reigate - Numbers to Coralie by 27th Feb - 2 per Rainbow

 

Week 11 - March 19th

Mothers Day - Cakes with "Self Portraits" on - Frank to Print - Coralie to bring in Cellophane, ribbon, heart tags
Cards with photograph - Frank to print
Little paper Rainbows for colouring in when helpful at home

Sunday - March 21st - Mothering Sunday Church Parade

 

Week 12 - March 26th

Indian Festival of Colours - "Holi"
Story of Holi
Indian Rainbows are called cub-bulbuls, they wear yellow T-shirts and blue shorts.
Microwave Puppodums, Simosas etc.
Ribbon streamers and/or bangles - "Rainbow Promise Pack" page 24
Jo to bring in her sari to show the Rainbows

Week 13 - April 2nd

Easter Week
Cadbury's Cream Eggs - Linda to buy
Egg hunt - All helpers
Make eggs into Easter bunnies with icing etc. - Coralie in small groups
Easter Bonnets - Jenny and Victoria in small groups