Gardening

On Thursday we were planting new things in our school garden and making our playground safe and more fun.  We had lots and lots of help from grown ups.  They helped with digging and putting seaweed in our polytunnel and cutting the willow den because it had got too big and had bits sticking out. …

Writing with our senses

Last Friday we had a visitor named Donald S. Murray. Donald is a writer from Lewis and now he lives in Shetland. He is inspired by birds and taught us about how different types of birds use their senses. Gannets have a special sense of sight which helps them to see fish far below them…

The day we had breakfast at school

When we came to school on Friday, we had to make our own breakfast.  Normally we eat breakfast at home before we come to school. Friday was a special day.  It was carbohydrate day.  Carbohydrates are amazing because they give you energy!! The first thing I ate was  muesli.  I was the only one who…

Pancake Day

Today we had a really fun day because we made pancakes. Pancake Day is a Christian tradition. They believe that Jesus fasted for forty days and forty nights in the desert before Easter. This is called Lent. People used to fast during this time and would cut out eggs, milk and sugar. This is why…

School’s New Library

We have a new library. A library is where we read books.  Our library has lots and LOTS of books.  We have books with pictures. We have books with writing but no pictures – these are for adults and older children to read. We have books with stories and special books that tell us about…

We have our 5th Green Flag!

Eigg Primary is part of Eco Schools Scotland and we have been working towards getting our 5th Green Flag. To get a Green Flag we have to learn what Eco School want us to learn about saving the planet.  Since our last Green Flag we have been working very hard looking at energy, at Global Citizenship,…

Being safe on the internet

Today we learned about the world wide web and we did some actions with it too. It was really fun. We got string and we went all around the room, but we got stuck a lot of times.  It showed us that we have to be careful on the Internet.  If we were messaging a…

FUN SNOW DAY AND SYMMETRY

It all began last week when it started snowing on Eigg. The snow sounded like crunch, crunch, crunch, under my feet as I walked up the hill with the sledge. We zoomed down the hill on our sledges.  The sledges looked like the colours of the rainbow with a dash of black. They zoomed down…

Forest is a word. Forest is also a place we visit.

Today we have be working on our words. Agnes made a word.  The word was “gap”. Freya made a word which was “cat”.  Then she made a sentence which was “cat on a mat”. It felt very good to make words. We were reading AND writing at the same time and it was exciting because…

Our Plastic Turtle

Today we made our plastic turtle.  It doesn’t have a name, but it shows what really happens to a turtle when it eats plastic. Most of the time they eat fish and jellyfish, but if the come across a plastic bag and eat it by mistake, they could die. This is how we made our…