Category Archives: Activity

Thai Custard Buns

Just before the second study term begins, children in secondary school and vocational training gathered to prepare one of their favourite desserts; the Thai custard buns, near the dining room of the Pattaya Orphanage.. Teacher Biw provided supervision while the young cooks made fresh custard and steamed the buns.. They were happy to receive lots of compliments from other members of their home..

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Candy Jelly

Children in primary school levels learned to make candies from jelly under Teacher Koong’s supervision during the long school holiday. They use different colours from syrup and plants in making crispy candies with soft jelly inside. Members of the Pattaya Orphanage and some guests had a taste and gave them thumbs up!

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Practising English and Chinese

With the selfless help of Khun Geri Greenwood, Khun Christine Smith, Khun Marjon Koekoek, Khun Zoe Sun, Khun Natchaya, and Khun Gerrit Ecknig, children at the Pattaya Orphanage spent nearly four weeks practising their second and third languages. The vacation programme ended with a fun-filled morning with games at five stations, some of them with a Halloween theme, and a treasure hunt around our compound. Special thanks to Khun Renee and Khun Elisa from HHNFT, for helping out with the activity on the last day..

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Paying Homage to the Late King

The management and staff members of the Pattaya Orphanage brought representatives of children to Wat Chaimongkhon Royal Monastery in South Pattaya to offer sandalwood flowers at the replica crematorium and pay homage to His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej while the Royal Cremation was being held in Bangkok..

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Learning from a Trip

Children in primary school levels spent a day during the current vacation in a trip from Pattaya to Sattahip, travelling with Teacher Koong and one of their caregivers by train and song-thaews. Along the way, they learned to help and share with other group members, to wait, to use money, to make merit at a temple, and to enjoy the sceneries..

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Learning to Tie Dye

On a sunny day towards the end of our rainy season, a group of school-age kids of the Pattaya Orphanage gather to learn with Teacher Biw to tie dye tops and fabric and make a good use of their vacation. It is fun and fulfilling to use their individual creativity and be able to make adaptations as well as produce cool patterns.. They will proudly use their own products and may be able to raise a small fund towards their educational expenses by selling them to our staff and guests..

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Water Lettuce

One other Thai dessert the children at the Pattaya Orphanage learn to cook during the current school break is Khanom Dok Jok, or Water Lettuce, which it is not easy to find in modern supermarkets. Teacher Koong’s charge enjoyed taking part in the process, especially when dipping the flower mold into the batter and moving it to the pan to fry.. They shared the well done products with members of our home and relished the appreciation from all..

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One Year Since His Passing

In commemoration of the 1st anniversary of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s passing, the child welfare director Suwanna Cheownawin of the Pattaya Orphanage led our children and staff members in the 89-second silence at 15:52 hrs. and pledged to follow in his footsteps. May our beloved monarch rest in peace..

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Lotus Pods

Children at the Pattaya Orphanage are curious about many traditional Thai foods. It’s their school holiday, so those in Teacher Koong’s care want to know the taste and method of cooking Fried Lotus Pods, or Pandan Pancake, as a snack. From the internet, the kids learn about the recipe, necessary equipment, and how to prepare it. The little cooks need further practice because their fried pods don’t look the same as what is in YouTube, but they do enjoy the activity and the taste..

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Offering Sandalwood Flowers

During the current school holiday, children at the Pattaya Orphanage had more time to make artificial daffodils and the final lot was offered by our young representatives to the nearby royal monastery Wat Chai Mongkhon in South Pattaya, for use in the royal cremation of His Majesty the late King..

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