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The way you measure a society's soul is by the way that it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

Issue No. 117 - 3 April 2012

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Happy Easter!!

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A Tale of Two Bunnies (a fable)

Once upon a time there was a forlorn bunny. He was down in the dumps because he was lonely and he felt he didn't have a purpose. He walked along and he walked along and he walked along until... he met a big white rabbit carrying a basket full of coloured eggs.

"Hello, why have you got all those eggs?" said the bunny, now not quite so forlorn.

"I'm the Easter Bunny and I'm going to hide these eggs for the children to find. Would you like to help me?"

So the two bunnies set about hiding all the eggs in the garden. The first bunny forgot about being depressed because he was having too much fun. When they'd finished, the Easter Bunny said, "To thank you for all your help I would like to invite you for dinner." This invitation was readily accepted and the two friends walked off happily into the sunset.

THE MORAL OF THE STORY - WHEN YOU GIVE YOU RECEIVE.

 

Quotes of the Week

"We make a living by what we get - we make a life by what we give." ~ Source Unknown

"The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The meaning of life is to give your gift away." ~ Sylvia Marina


Entertainment

The Easter break should be dedicated to having a good rest. Let these experts show you how...

 

 

 

Feedback (Comments from the ASME Summer School 2011)

"In my K-3 class I had a Maori boy. I asked him if he was happy to be centre for the final Haka. He was and it was a hit at the assembly. We all did the Haka at the end but he went to centre stage."

Q: What was the most useful thing you learned today?  

"It was all excellent and very useful. A great start to a year of music making. The most useful was learning about new resources to use in the classroom."

"It was excellent especially learning how to integrate movement with music."

"Use of the sticks was most useful."

"All excellent. All activities were useful."

About The Author

Marlene Rattigan B.A., Dip. Ed. (ECS), CELTA

Marlene Rattigan is an Early Childhood teacher, a teacher of English as a Second Language, and from 1987-2000 was a nationally accredited fitness leader. Her background is in music education. A keen interest in motor development in children led to the creation of Kidz-Fiz-Biz which she taught successfully for 13 years. Marlene also conducts workshops for children, teachers and parents at schools, in the community and at festivals. She has produced teaching manuals complete with audio CDs which are an extension of her ‘Kidz-Fiz-Biz’ program.

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