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Fridge Flash: The Cool Air Giver

May 2, 2017

Today’s Fridge Flash comes from seven-year-old Shifa Asif, who extols the beauties of nature.

By Shifa Asif

You give us cool air and oxygen,
And they are very beautiful,
It has greenery,
It grows and has a lovely smell,
They have colours inside,
The honey bees stand on top of the flower.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shifa Asif, is in grade 2, aged 7 years, at Lahore Grammar School (LGS), Lahore, Pakistan. Amongst her notable achievements, Shifa has won the post card art competition at the Broomhill Festival in Sheffield, Children University Bronze award, and swimming kingfisher award in UK 2014-2016. She also won best dress up for World book favourite character day certificate and WWF-Pakistan’s spellathon 2016-2017 certificate at LGS-JT, Lahore, Pakistan. She has published her poems online on ‘poetry zone’, and ‘scholastic’ and a story on ‘Short-Stories-Help-Children.com and contributors.’ She has also published her crayon drawing in Dawn young world newspaper recently. Shifa is an honorary President of Child Scholar’s Institute at Khan Bahadur Visionaries Welfare, where she encourages inclusive education. Shifa appeared amongst the top 100 students in the Kangroo spelling contest in Pakistan. Shifa has also taken part in sponsored bounce at Nether Green Infant School, Sheffield, UK.

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