Some photos from my kitchen.

Good morning ..its pizza day!!

Hope you are keeping well and taking a little bit of exercise and fresh air a few times each day.It is also very important to exercise your mind and look after your mind. Here is a little exercise Id like you to try to keep your mind exercised!click here to listen to it. Don,t worry if you cant do it,It takes a few times !

Lets get cooking….

Click here to make a virtual pizza today.

REMEMBER keep doing your little tasks around the house.See previous posts for the list.

If the bin needs taking out make sure the hands are covered or washed immediately afterwards.

good morning !

I hope you are all doing well.Remember this is not easy for any of us.Everyone is missing everyone.Make sure you take lots of photos ,yours may the winner.!!!(see yesterdays post)

Now a bit of work…..The Food Pyramid is our guide to a healthy balanced diet.Click here to look at it. Here is a poster if you have a printer I want you to make your own over the next few days using old magazines .Ask the person who is shopping to pick up some food promotion leaflets over the next few days (Aldi, Lidl, Supervalue, Dunns,etc) Draw a triangle as large as you can.Using what you have is fine.I have been told that Mr Price is still open but not sure.Follow the example of the link above,when you have it finished, you could put it on your fridge.(photo opportunity!!) I also have a food groups game for you to play.You will also enjoy watching this video.The Eatwell plate is also a guide to healthy eating. You can have a look at it here. Remember you can access all these sites by clicking on the words in blue.

Have a nice day and remember to be kind.Practice some of your your tasks I have already given you.

Shout out to all our great (phone)photographers!

The association of Teachers of Home Economics is running a photo competition . HOME ECONOMICS AT HOME 2020 .They want you or someone in the house to take a photo of you capturing cooking/baking/sewing/fabric care/well being/consumer studies/healthy living/family &community.

up load it to….#Homeeathome twitter account with your name and name and address of school.

There is a cash prize for you and your teacher!!!ahumm school I mean.

Good morning..

I hope everyone is well,washing those hands and keeping their distance.

Today I will add to the list of tasks you can do.

Change your bed covers put them in the wash and hang them out on the line.

Make lunch for someone in the house as well as yourself !

here is a very easy recipe for banana muffins

You dont need a weighing scales.

2/3 ripe bananas

1/2 cup melted margarine(approx 1/2 packet)

1/2 cup castor sugar

1 1/2 cups self raising flour

1 egg.

method:put all the dry ingredients in a large bowl,whisk up the egg in a cup with a fork,mash the bananas on a plate,add into the dry ingredients with the egg.Mix well ,line a muffin tin with papers (this mixture will make 12 muffins or 24 buns and freezes perfectly.spoon into the cases. You can sprinkle a few seeds on the tops if you have them

Bake in a pre heated oven 200* for 15/20 mins.


if you click on the words banana muffins above it will link to a colouring page. Dont forget to keep your diary for when we meet again.

Have a nice weekend with your family and I will check in with you on Monday

Mrs Gallagher

Good morning everyone!

I hope everyone in your house is keeping well,you are washing those hands and keeping your distance.

Just an idea I had…..can you keep a little diary of the tasks you do for Home Economics and we can have a look at it when we all return to school.Today I would like you to pick two of these tasks to do.

Empty the dishwasher

Wash or dry the dishes after dinner today.

Sweep the kitchen floor.

Tidy your room

Hoover your room.

Get some fresh air

Check the kitchen for castor sugar,flour,margarine,eggs and bun cases we will do some baking tomorrow….banana if you have them or plain ones


Wholemeal scones

Wholemeal Scones

RECIPE:     175g wholemeal flour

               175g self-raising Flour

               50g margarine

              200mls milk

               Pinch salt

               Mixed seeds (optional)

Equipment you will need;

weighing scales    mixing bowl

measuring jug    wooden spoon

baking tray

pastry cutter or small glass

How to make: you might need a little help !!

Pre heat the oven -200c

  • Put the two flours in mixing bowl
  • Rub the margarine, add salt.
  • Add milk, mix well ,put out onto table and knead.
  • Flatten out to approx. an inch thick.
  • Put onto table.
  • Cut out and place on baking tray.
  • Brush with milk, sprinkle  the seeds on top.
  • Place in the oven (using your oven gloves)!!
  • Bake for approx. 20mins
  • Wash your dishes.
  • Remove the scones from the oven.

Cool and serve with maybe a boiled or scrambled eggs.