Discovery TIme Christmas

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Tasks for our weekly Discovery Time session with a seasonal theme.

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Discovery TIme Christmas

  1. 1. Discovery TimeCHRISTMAS
  2. 2. We are learning about the waysChristmas traditions in differentcountries.We are learning to shareresources and take turns.
  3. 3. EnglandMerry Christmas!
  4. 4. Christmas cards were first sent by school childrenwriting home to their parents.A man called Sir Henry Cole was too busy to sendhis friends Christmas Greetings so he and a buddydesigned the first Christmas card that they couldcopy and sell to other people.This was about 170 years ago in England.TASK: Make Christmas Cards for familyFriends with a WRITTEN message inside.
  5. 5. ITALYBuon Natale!
  6. 6. In Italy there is a Father Christmas,but Italians rememberLA BEFANA.She was a old witch ladywith a big red noseriding on a broom.She brings lollies and fruit tothe good children and black goal to the naughty children.TASK: to make a La Befana to hang and toFill her sack.
  7. 7. MEXICOFelice Navidad!
  8. 8. The pointsettia is a plant that shows the traditional colours of Christmas, red and green. There is a story about the plantthat talks about giving a gift out of love,and not for how big andbright it might be.TASK: to make apointsettia flower to give as a gift.
  9. 9. New Zealand Merry Christmas! Meri Kirihimete!
  10. 10. Christmas in New Zealand ismore about sunshine,picnics and the beach.
  11. 11. TASK: To make a New Zealand Christmas scene
  12. 12. TASK : to investigate Santa’s place at the North Pole.http://www.santaclaus.net/ http://www.northpole.com/

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