Following the story all the brothers and sisters of the Book Club divided into groups and were allowed to rummage through the Pirani household to gather things to set up their own 'shelters'. These were supposed to provide a comfortable shelter nook for our 3 year old members to be able to get into and out of with out the shelter collapsing. Alhumdulillah the little girls (Hafsa Irfan, with her side kick Hibatullah were quick and did a very neat job, Masha'Allah.
|the acid test|
The boys needed a little help from Safaa Aunty and eventually manged to put the following together.:
|little ones checking it out|
|Boys shelter group 2|
After the shelters were made and tested, Lubna Aunty carried out a demonstration to explain how volcanic islands are made (refer to Volatile Volcanoes http://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=6031488757069918746#editor/target=post;postID=3480496433320033777). The demo showed how hot, bubbling semi liquid lava can cool and harden to become an island.
|Powdered raw sugar to form the 'lava'|
|As the sugar heats is melts and becomes sticky|
|nut are added to the mass which 5 yr old Muhammed best described as 'gooey'|
|the reddish, hot, bubbling toffee 'lava' being poured to cool|
|the now hard and ready to eat toffee 'Lava'|