Category Archives: Green Rose Club

I’ve got the whole wide world in my hands

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Green Roses at Monkey’s Wedding

  The Green Roses were invited to Monkey’s Wedding which I read to a spell-bound audience. After looking at the embroideries and the bag of threads that was the medium for the art work, the green roses addressed an envelope … Continue reading

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Simple joys

At the Green Rose Club we rolled silver balls of water on nasturtium leaves.  Sliding balls from one leaf to another turned into a game between friends. We ended off by eating our leaves!  Great to add a peppery zing … Continue reading

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Leaf Rubbings

The Green Rose Club was busy today. There was magic when we made leaf rubbings using wax candles and green food colouring. ( Green is our favourite colour!) There were concepts to chew on: Wax- resist, botany, Carl Linneaus and … Continue reading

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Reading club manifesto

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Green Rose words in a matchbox

At the Green Rose club we filled a matchbox with the new words we learned. To make a matchbox book, take a length of till slip and wind it around a ruler to score. Then fold it into a zigzag. … Continue reading

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Dr Seuss picnic

The Green Rose Club is a reading club I run with about fifteen 8-year-olds at Rosmead Primary School. Today we discovered that the correct way to pronounce Seuss is so that it rhymes with ‘voice’. We also ate green eggs … Continue reading

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