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Lighthouse learning sees children in fancy dress
CHILDREN built their own lighthouse as part of a school project learning about safety at the sea.
Mayflower School’s reception class constructed the tall model taking inspiration from children’s book The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch.
The book tells the story of a lighthouse keeper and the trouble his wife has getting his lunch across the mainland because seagulls keep eating it.
Youngsters dressed as characters from the book by wearing beaks for seagulls and using props to emulate the lighthouse keeper and lighthouse keeper’s wife.
Martha Lambert, reception teacher at the school in Main Road, Dovercourt, said the book had captured the children’s imaginations to do lots of projects relating to the topic.