Poet Don and Class Celebrate International Strange Music Day 24 August

Today on this 24th August and children just like you all around the world are listening to strange music. ……. Ooooh…… Well we are going to listen to some strange music in our lesson today……. (I can feel their interest rising……) Does anyone know what a sea organ is?……… (Blank looks all round……) As wellContinue reading “Poet Don and Class Celebrate International Strange Music Day 24 August”

Poet Don and Class Celebrate World Piano Day 29 March

Today is World Piano Day children. Do any of you play this marvelous instrument?…. (sea of hands….) I play chopsticks with my fingers and feet Poet Don…… That must be something to see Billy?…. Thankyou, I learnt it from Jerry Lee Lewis…. You will go far Billy….. I have invited a special guest today toContinue reading “Poet Don and Class Celebrate World Piano Day 29 March”

Poet Don and Class Celebrate World Ukulele Day 2 February

Does any one know what a ukulele is?…. (blank looks all round…..) I have written a special poem to introduce our lesson today….. Oooh…. A ukulele is a smallGuitar on which to strumYou have two choices with your mouthWhen strum – to sing or hum Oooh…. To help you understand the delights of this littleContinue reading “Poet Don and Class Celebrate World Ukulele Day 2 February”

Poet Don and Class Celebrate Make Your Dreams Come True Day (13 January)

Little Billy has inadvertently stumbled on an adult theme in today’s lesson. On behalf of Billy I apologise to readers. Today children we are going to be finding out what your dreams are. On this special day children all around the world will be making their dreams come true? oooh…. What are your dreams Johnny?Continue reading “Poet Don and Class Celebrate Make Your Dreams Come True Day (13 January)”

Poet Don and Class Celebrate Read In a Bathtub Day Feb 9

Class L to R: Billy, Dauphine, Johnny, Mazie Right: my bathtub You’ll notice children I’ve brought my bathtub with me today. On the bottom (you can’t see) are lots of books…. Ooooh..that’s a fancy one Poet Don……. (my teaching aid for today’s lesson….) Why have I bought my (fancy) bathtub? Filled with books at theContinue reading “Poet Don and Class Celebrate Read In a Bathtub Day Feb 9”

Poet Don and Class on Howl at the Moon 26 October (catch-up lesson)

Message from FCS ManagementThe moon was asleep on 26 October so Poet Don had to postpone his lesson until the moon woke up. Yes Tommy the moon goes to sleep and wakes up. Just like you I don’t have a poem for you today children but I do have a song we can all singContinue reading “Poet Don and Class on Howl at the Moon 26 October (catch-up lesson)”

Poet Don and Class on ‘Dress Like a Dork Day’, 19 Oct

Today’s a special dayAbout I want to talkWe are all ears Poet Don….‘Bout dressing like a dork What’s a dork Poet Don?…. Mazie has set up the projector to show us….(Mazie’s our tech whiz) ooh!…they look funny…. Dig deep into your wardrobe everyone and come dressed all dorky for your class tomorrow Yes Poet Don….Continue reading “Poet Don and Class on ‘Dress Like a Dork Day’, 19 Oct”

Poet Don Tells the Class the Latest News About Flying Saucers

Poet Don runs the FCS Childrens Education UnitHe is devoted to giving the children a solid grounding for their journey in lifeAll the kiddies love him In 1995, classThe US Airforce saidThat flying saucers don’t exist(They might have once), now dead But we saw ET Poet Don?He must have come in a flying saucer…. Mazie?Continue reading “Poet Don Tells the Class the Latest News About Flying Saucers”

Poet Don and Class on International Top-Spinning Day 14 October

FCS focuses on humour,offbeat poetry and exploring things different Poet Don runs the FCS Childrens Education UnitHe is devoted to giving the children a firm groundingfor their journey in life All the kiddies love him Have you all brought your tops today….? (Sea of tops held high….) All around the world todayChildren spin their topsSpecialContinue reading “Poet Don and Class on International Top-Spinning Day 14 October”