Here in the Music Room/Gallery we’ve been learning all about the Titanic and we’ve even created our own Titanic replica from cardboard. We’ve learnt where it was built, how long it took to build, the price and how many people travelled on the ship. We’ve found it really interesting as it was built in Belfast […]
As a Makaton friendly Centre; each week we print off Makaton sign of the week from the Makaton library via the website: makaton.org and practice it within our groups. Here are a few signs we practiced/learnt in January:
Our group had great fun learning about the different food groups within the food pyramid; which foods belong in which group/colour, how often/little we should be eating these foods and how to improve our health.
Catherine visited the Centre on 4/2/2020 for a taster session. Everyone got to pet and learn information about guinea pigs, a bearded dragon and a lesser hedgehog tenrecs. Some of us held the guinea pigs on our knees and fed them vegetables; one of them jumped off the table onto the floor. Some of us […]
17th September 2019 – the Fire Brigade gave an educational talk to clients about fire safety. We learnt how to stay safe in the house, importance of regularly checking fire alarms are working, and if a fire happens Get Out and Stay Out! The friendly fire crew showed us some of the equipment they use […]
On Wednesday 10th July 2019 Ivan and John visited the Centre and gave a talk on honeybees. The first part of the talk Ivan showed us clips and talked us through information like the different names for bees in the hive; Queen Bee, worker bees and Drones. We learnt that there are a lot of […]
On Thursday 16th and 23rd August 2018 Pat McCauley from NI Water gave 2 groups a talk on water. He showed us a video on the importance of saving water, which included these useful tips : always use a plug in the sink to stop water getting wasted, always have a full load of washing, only shower […]
Amy from Lisburn Linen Centre came out to the Centre and talked to us about Spinning in the ‘olden days’. The group where shown how to spin using a spinning wheel with straw and flax. Amy informed us that in the ‘olden days’ women used the spinning wheel and not men. The women at this time where called […]