Jump to content

Welcome to Unexplained Mysteries! Please sign in or create an account to start posting and to access a host of extra features.

* * * * * 1 votes

Giant Ďaliení egg at school terrifies pupils

alien egg holy trinity teacher pupils jon smith

  • Please log in to reply
32 replies to this topic

#1    Still Waters

Still Waters

    Deeply Mysterious

  • 43,392 posts
  • Joined:01 Jun 2008
  • Gender:Female

  • Sometimes it's better to keep the mystery unexplained.

Posted 10 July 2014 - 12:40 PM

A primary school headteacher has apologised after parents complained that a project on the discovery of a giant 'alien egg' in the playground left children in tears and too afraid to go to school.

The project at Holy Trinity Primary School in Halstead, Essex, revolved around a 3ft-high egg found in undergrowth on school grounds and was part of a problem solving exercise.


The egg -

Posted Image

#2    keithisco


    Majestic 12 Operative

  • Member
  • 6,522 posts
  • Joined:06 May 2007
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Southampton, Blighty!

Posted 10 July 2014 - 12:54 PM

"It's not a real egg, it is a pretend egg, and you have to imagine where it came from, and what animal could have laid it". Simple - don't parents engage with their young ' uns anymore? :passifier:

#3    DefenceMinisterMishkin


    Megalodon Trapper

  • Banned
  • 4,590 posts
  • Joined:04 Jun 2014
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Andover, England

Posted 10 July 2014 - 01:09 PM

Scrambled egg for all.. :clap:

Posted Image

#4    :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR:


    Deadliest of the Species

  • Member
  • 3,798 posts
  • Joined:11 Jul 2006
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:New Brunswick

Posted 10 July 2014 - 01:44 PM

Next time, try a large chocolate egg instead. Trust me. You won't have scared children.

Posted Image
"I'd long heard rumors of an alien species that hunted men for sport. I'd always thought they were nothing but campfire tales."

#5    Ryu


    Born to fail.

  • Member
  • 4,495 posts
  • Joined:17 Dec 2010
  • Gender:Not Selected
  • Location:Where you'll never find me

  • If not watched closely, the seed of violence can utterly consume you.

Posted 10 July 2014 - 07:41 PM

Kids must be awfully weak to be scared of a giant chicken egg.
After all, what do you expect when we uber-shelter then and dictate to them what they should think and feel.

Weak, scaredy-cat, thin-skinned parents often make weak, scaredy-cat kids. Sad

#6    MJNYC



  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 339 posts
  • Joined:31 Jan 2011
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:NYC

  • The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Posted 11 July 2014 - 03:58 PM

I thought what a fantastic idea; how to get the kids engaged and excited.  Then I felt bad for the kids who were scared.

I think perhaps gathering the frightened children and asking why they were afraid and helping them overcome their fear, might have been more productive and a better solution.

Just my two cents. :su

Cinderella is proof that a new pair of shoes can change your life!

#7    maximusnow



  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 306 posts
  • Joined:23 Sep 2011
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Tennessee

  • Science is a road trip and facts are the photos we take on the way, the fuel that propels us is ignorance.

Posted 11 July 2014 - 04:02 PM

This is the gaming generations kids. Yeah, I told you so. What happened to back yard forts and dolls (for the lady's? and some boys...lol)

Edited by maximusnow, 11 July 2014 - 04:03 PM.

#8    DemonicCupcake


    Alien Embryo

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 118 posts
  • Joined:28 Jun 2012
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:New Hampshire

  • "Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?" - Abe

Posted 11 July 2014 - 04:58 PM

Buck up kiddies, jfc. I watched Wrong Turn when I was 5 and I wasn't scared.

#9    DecoNoir


    The Entertainer

  • Member
  • 2,784 posts
  • Joined:19 Jun 2013
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Imaginaerum

  • ... The Aristocrats.

Posted 11 July 2014 - 05:40 PM

I saw a giant penis-head monster burst out of John Hurt's chest when I was seven. Seriously parents, stop sheltering your kids so damn much... and talk to them. Do literally anything but what you're doing right now!

I reject your reality, and substitute my own! Mostly because yours is boring as hell.

#10    Hobbit Feet

Hobbit Feet

    Ectoplasmic Residue

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 127 posts
  • Joined:21 Dec 2012
  • Gender:Female

  • Drop me off at Willoughby and take me to Aunt T's!

Posted 11 July 2014 - 06:03 PM

Could be sheltering or not sheltering enough.  Too sheltered may keep them from experiencing healthy curiosity.  Not sheltering enough and letting them watch too much monster, alien, zombie, vampire, etc. stuff could cause them to freak out.  I guess it would depend on the kid. Reasoning and rationalizing are things that need to develop.

#11    Sundew



  • Member
  • 2,508 posts
  • Joined:12 Dec 2008
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:An island by the sea.

  • Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectos Nunc

Posted 11 July 2014 - 06:05 PM

The children were just afraid of a giant case of Salmonella. Just make sure your giant egg is properly cooked kids!

#12    paperdyer


    Psychic Spy

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,284 posts
  • Joined:04 May 2012
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:North Carolina

  • "The place where optimism flourishes the most is the insane asylum."

Posted 11 July 2014 - 06:10 PM

Maybe they thought Barney laid it!

Edited by paperdyer, 11 July 2014 - 06:11 PM.

#13    Calibeliever


    Psychic Spy

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,095 posts
  • Joined:23 Oct 2008
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Up here

  • The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. - Thomas Carlyle

Posted 11 July 2014 - 06:29 PM

Seriously moms? I would be a lot more concerned that my kid was such a scaredy-cat than I would be angry at the school for putting an egg there. Maybe the reason your child is afraid of it's own shadow is that you over-bleeping-react to every little thing in your world. Just a thought.

ParentDish. What is that?

#14    GreenmansGod


    Mostly Harmless

  • Member
  • 11,357 posts
  • Joined:23 Jun 2004
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Hurricane State

  • May the laughter ye give today return to thee 3 fold.

Posted 11 July 2014 - 06:33 PM

I guess it was a lesson in how to be a spoil sport and control others with wining given by their parents. I think it was a good science project, I bet the intelligent kids learned a lot from it.

"The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost; for none now live who remember it."  Galadriel

#15    beelzebufo


    Extraterrestrial Entity

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 445 posts
  • Joined:25 Mar 2012
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Canada

Posted 12 July 2014 - 04:24 AM

Some people are just no fun.

I don't have any academic background or qualification or life.
However, I can absorb all substances into the body from my eyes.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users