Welcome to Silkysteps newsletter for May 2009Updates and site news:
Protx to become Sagepay.
Sage, a brand name perhaps more familiarly associated with their accounting software package, purchased Protx some time ago.
Moves are now underway to bring all things protx under the one roof.
Having made the necessary chages to our store payment urls - thank you OMS :), we will be updating the Protx images on site to reflect the change in company ownership and logo.
Vegbox recipe finder is great for linking your snack fruits to tasty food combinations ..
OpenEYE newsletter registration page
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Getting out of the Classroom - teachers tv video of forest school visit
Website of interest:
What can you put in yours, make a watering can or use to catch tossed bean bags .. Bucket craft
Antibacterial soap - how do you use yours
Dragonfly awareness week - information and resource links
Shadow play suggestions from the forum
Silkysteps resource for the month:
Resources to enjoy World Turtle day
A new Turtle craft outline on Mischief's page
World Turtle day is annually planned for the 23rd of May, please feel free to look through the resource section below and enjoy introducing turtles to the Children in your group
Paint and play - making underwater environments for your turtles ..
Official website - HSUS.org
MCSuk - Marine Conservation Society UK
Row row row your boat - nursery rhyme information from Wikipedia
Craft Kit eBook & other projects for the Spring
Paper frog teller games - £1.50 for a 5 page activity idea file
To compliment our Lily pad frogs minitopic these templates ask the Children to choose, images, numbers or colours and then to see if their tongue is as long as a frogs, if they can move their arms like a swimming frog and how hopping or jumping is how a frog gets around ..
Thanks for reading - next newsletter due out on 1st June 2009
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