We had a lovely spot
under a tree on the school's large grass playing field. We appreciated
the efforts that the school's PTA went to to make the fair environmentally
friendly, and that there was no overpowering sound system! They also had
brought in an animal stall with snakes, a skunk and more, and several donkeys
that the children could ride on or simply pet and feed with grass.
Our stall had a strong plastics theme
with a popular colouring activity
planned by Sheila. We often had half a dozen or more children at a time seated
at the drawing table, which also gave us the chance to talk to their parents.
Several parents signed the plastics pledge card and signed up to receive
emails from EFoE and Ealing Transition. As well as drawing, quite a few of the
children were keen to talk to us about the environment. The school had been
teaching them about the issue and they also remembered seeing the EFoE
assembly talks last month. Some parents told us that the children had become
quite active in persuading their parents to