We sold our Alpana cards and raised enough money to support 5 groups of people on the Lend With Care website. The children picked the businesses that they thought would most benefit from an interest-free loan and would have a good chance of repaying it.
You can find out more by searching 'Lend with care' on the internet.
Year 4 are reading ‘Rickshaw Girl’ by Mitali Perkins. It is an interesting way to find out about a particular region of India. The book describes the beautiful ‘alpana’ patterns that make use of paint from rice. Year 4 have designed their own alpanas digitally. Here are some examples.
You can see more on the art page by clicking on the pictures below.