Grade One Visitors

Eighty-five Grade One pupils and 11 teachers from the Amman Baccalaureate School visited the Royal Botanic Garden in June to mark the end of the 2011 school year.

As the children crossed the footbridge and entered the top area of the Garden, in four groups, our botanists told them a bit about the RBG and the native plants of Jordan.

It takes clean hands to eat mensaf... and soap and water after!Then came the fun part...
planting, painting, music and food!

Each child planted sage, thyme or mint in a clay pot, and painted the pot in vibrant colours.

Then Jordanian oud music and songs began beneath one of the Bedouin tents, prompting some kids to get up and dance.

And the food?

Mensaf, eaten the Bedouin way, without utensils!
 

Cleaning up

It was a day of fun, over too soon, but not soon forgotten...

See more pictures of the ABS Grade One visit to the RBG in the gallery below.

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Images for Grade One Visitors

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