• Bambi Ross

Bambi's Blog - June 2

Bambi Ross is a local Manor Park resident and former principal at Manor Park Public School. Bambi's Blog features free online activities and resources that are fun for people of all ages!

Good Morning,  As the world around us struggles on so many levels, I hope today's collection shows support but  also provides an opportunity to uplift. I have included a series of online stories to share with your children. Please make sure you preview them first before watching with your children to ensure it is at the right level for your particular child.  Bob Marley "Get Up Stand Up"  https://youtu.be/RhJ0q7X3DLM Ben Harper "Don't Let Me Disappear" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyCh0xbXsmM Sly and the Family Stone "Everyday People" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUUhDoCx8zc&li st=PL90FcmUgZe6B5VtmiOdnycOnLcS3GZuYm&index=10 Patti Labelle "Change is Going to Come" https://youtu.be/F7pqUyp1pxU  Elvis Costello and the Attractions "What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ssd3U_zicAI&list=PL90FcmUgZe6B5VtmiOdnycOnLcS3GZuYm&index=4 John Lennon "Imagine" UNICEF World Version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7IP4UlXvG8 "Always Look On The Bright Side of Life" Monty Python Sing Along https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrdEMERq8MA 12 minute walk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJLKgWsS7vw The following posts are stories for you to read and watch with your children if you are wanting to start some discussions about anti racism A Kid's Book About Racism written by Jelanie Memory https://youtu.be/LnaltG5N8nE All Are Welcome written by Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc8IEcr1Uwc  Lets Talk About Race written by Julius Lester https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoDUJY9u9Jw Not My Idea- A Book About Whiteness written by Anastasia Higgenbothom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVsqrKpAizY If you need to escape and think about other things, here is a three part train tour of New Zealand  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI2F9uBIbAc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZXXv_gA77U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liQoI4Nkm2Y Or if you just need a fun musical escape Barry Manilow  or Chita Rivera should do the trick. Barry Manilow Concert https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usfFK3U1KGQ Chita Rivera Tribute  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nSO4MgfScU And finally if you just want to eat.... Here are some more fun ideas for home made ice cream  https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/food-and-drink/homemade-ice-cream-no-gadgets-no-problem-1.3548159