National Limerick Day!
Tuesday is National Limerick Day.
A limerick is a poem with five lines that is silly or funny or doesn't make sense.
Limericks were made famous by the poet and author Edward Lear, who wrote 'The Book of Nonsense' in the 1800s - nearly 200 years ago!
Here are some of his most famous:
Limericks usually follow a pattern (clap the syllables to help):
Line 1) There was a …… (8 or 9 syllables)
Line 2) Who ……. (8 syllables)
Line 3) When ......... (6 syllables)
Line 4) ................. (5 syllables)
Line 5) That ..... from ..... (8 syllables)
National Water Saving Week
Why do we need to save water?
Think like a mathematician!
Here are some mathematical problems to try from www.nrich.maths.org
Miss Habbishaw has really missed being able to read a story aloud to you all in Telford Class.
However, she has found some authors and well known actors reading some popular children's stories.
Miss Habbishaw's favourite is definitely Bernard Cribbins reading tales from Winnie the Pooh! - which is your favourite?
Have a listen here: https://www.worldbookday.com/storytime-online