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Farfalle Pasta

What do we know about South Africa? Have you heard of the country before? Do we know anyone there? Pull out your map: where is it located? How could we get there from our home?

Watch this clip:


Indoor Active

Outdoor Active

Feed the ducks at the lake (‘Venice’), point out the gondola,, head to the sound garden, play around


Take some balls (soccer, tennis, basketball, etc) to a park and play around

Choose 2-3 20-30 minute activities from the selection below:

Hand Drawing

Colour the Flag

Draw and colour the flag of Italy.

Write the country name in English (and your kid's second language if relevant). 

Switch up the material each day - paper, cardboard - as well as the size.

Stone Tower

Draw the Tower of Pisa

Watch the intro clip above, then put a picture of Pisa on the computer or print one out. They need to do their interpretation. This is a great way to get kids to really look at something and study the many details and aspects of an object. Drawing is a method of researching, investigating, developing and communicating ideas. Use this method to be creative, focus on fine motor skills, and study any given subject area. 

Pizza Making

Bake Pizza

Use your own pizza style OR make this easy 4 ingredient pizza recipe

1 ¾ cup white flour sifted

2 ½ tsp baking powder

180g Greek yoghurt

Pinch of salt

Mix together and roll out flat with some extra flour

Add pasta sauce, cheese, olives, toppings

Ruined Ancient Architecture

Build the Colosseum/Pisa

Use anything you can find at home - rocks, coins. You can build a tower or pyramid of paper cups.

Phone Camera

Depth Pictures of Pisa

Take a 'depth' picture like they do at Pisa (holding up the tower).

Passport Covers

Stamp your Passport

Write Italy in the kids' passport and you/they can stamp it with whatever you have at home, stamps, stickers, or draw their own!

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