Trying to juggle.

Filed under: Nest Children — MB at 9:37 am on Friday, September 28, 2007

flag.jpg To make your own beanbags you will need: small balloons, sand and a funnel (we used the top of a plastic water bottle). Fill the sand into the balloons using the funnel. When the balloon reaches a handy size, tie a knot…

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…and try them out!

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VERY soon we can go to school! Ganz bald ist unsere neue Schule fertig!

Filed under: News — MB at 1:45 pm on Friday, September 21, 2007

flag.jpg Last January we reported (here) about how the construction of the new classrooms at The Nest was proceeding. Since then we have been asked many times whether the kids have already “moved in”? Well, it will take just a little while from now. Here is a recent pic:

flag.JPG Zuletzt berichteten wir (hier) im Januar von unserem neuen Schulhaus direkt vor den Toren des Nests. Nun bekommen wir häufig die Frage gestellt, ob denn die Kinder schon “eingezogen” sind? Eine ganz kleine Weile wird es wohl noch dauern. Hier ein aktuelles Bild als Antwort:

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flag.JPG Und noch immer gilt: Besonders die größeren Kinder sind schon voller Vorfreude. Bald dürfen sie sich morgens “auf-den-Weg-in-die-Schule” machen und in einem richtigen Klassenzimmer lernen. Bisher stehen die Klassenräume allerdings noch leer. Wer hilft mit, sie mit Schulbänken, Büchern und Lernmaterial zu füllen?

flag.jpg And this still applies: Soon the building can be completed and the children can’t wait to actually “go-out-to-school”! However the classrooms are still empty. Will you help us fill them with books, desks and learning materials?

Sunshine at night/ Sonnenschein in der Nacht

Filed under: Info — MB at 10:30 am on Tuesday, September 18, 2007

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flag.JPG Für Sonnenschein im Nest – des Nachts und bei (häufigen) Stromausfällen – werden unsere neuen Lampen von Solux e.V. sorgen! Die Lampen sind eine wunderbare Erfindung: robust gebaut, einfach zu bedienen und so hell wie ein Sonnenstrahl am Morgen! Herzlichen Dank an Ekkehard, Christel und Co.!

flag.jpg There is now sunshine at The Nest – even at night and during power-cuts- thanks to our new solar lamps donated from Solux e.V.! The lamps are a great invention – they are firmly built, easy to operate and light up like a ray of sunshine!

Happy smiles

Filed under: Case Stories — MB at 9:39 am on Friday, September 14, 2007

 

flag.jpg Many friends of The Nest have known Mary since the very day she came to us. It seems like a long long time ago.

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And she really has come a long way and is growing up to be a little self-confident girl gaining more and more in her interpersonal and social skills. Considering the state she was in when she arrived at The Nest, we enjoy each and every happy smile on her face.

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Banana time/ Bananenzeit

Filed under: Nest Children — MB at 10:13 am on Wednesday, September 5, 2007

flag.bmp “Banana time” at The Nest looks like this: Everyone sits down. Everyone waits patiently. Everyone receives a banana. Everyone starts eating… and finally everyone wants MORE PLEASE!

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flag.JPG “Bananenzeit” im Nest läuft folgendermaßen ab: Alle Kinder setzen sich. Alle warten geduldig darauf eine Banane zu bekommen. Alle beginnen zu essen…. und alle wollen NOCH EINE BITTE!

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