S/he`s Equal in Europe, Erasmus+ Project - Finland meeting pupils
Finland is one of the coldest countries in the world. It's called ''The country of
one hundred lakes'', and it's so famous for this name, being the country with
the most lakes.It's known for the coldest winters and for Santa Claus.
We’ re so lucky to have the opportunity to visit Finland between 26th and
30th of September 2016 and to see how the things work here ,how are the
schools, the children, the people and the places, thanks to an Erasmus +
project „S/he`s Equal in Europe” developed by our school
It will be a great experience that nobody will forget and this is a way to
communicate and meet another kind of people.
In the morning, after a very well sleep in our new house, Emmy and Tilde, our
sisters for that week, told us the plans for that day.We were so exciting
because we wore to see the school and meet new friends!
After school, we spent time with our new family for that week. We talked about
our countries and some differences we saw between them.
In the evening, we went at the school garden and we had just a great and funny
First day impression
It was a long and interesting day. People are more friendly.after a day with
finnish cildren we can say that we maked new friends.
The teachers have a friendly relationships with the student.
We hope that we will come back one day.
At the awards ceremony We've learned about that lily of valley is Finland's
national flower that grows in the forest.It has adjusted to the cool
temperature in Northern Europe.
The berries of the flowers are very poisonous. Wonderful!
After that we came back to school, we went to a little island, with the boats. It was
We went to school with bicycles, where two big buses waited us.
The houses of gnomes
Santa Claus lived in those houses, with his little workers. Every space had a
story.shops,kitchens, churches or specials places with flowers colored that
In the forest
After a long walk in the forest ,we took a food break, the teachers waited us
with cooked food and some drinks. We sat on big stones very closer to a lake,
where we took pictures with the children.
We visited some interesting places and we bought some traditionals things.
After we arrived to the town, the family said it’s a good idea to go with the
boat on the lake. On the first time, the older girls so we us how to paddle
,and then was so simple and funny.
The Italian children and their host family came there and we made a
We had a surprise, because after we ate the parents prepared sauna for us, a
place you can found in every finnish house.
Another finnish custom is to jump in the cold ,cold water of the lake exactly
you go out to the sauna. Said and done! We tried a new experience!
In thursday, we went to school at 9 o'clock, where we made some
decorations for windows. It was very funny and nice to work with that
children, because they was pretty and helpful.
After that we came back from school, we ate some traditional food, like sweet
bread with fish and soup, which was very tasty! We really love finnish food!
After the meal, we played some family games and watched some movies,
like 'In the wood', 'The hunger games' or 'Maleficent'. It was a perfect day with
'our family' for that week.
We couldn't belived that the week in Finland ended so quickly. We really
wanted to stay there more, the people was great, so friendly and sociable.
The day started normal, we had the breakfast in family and then we went to
school where we stayed just 3 hours.
When we arrived home, we started to put the clothes in luggages and then we
spent our time with families.
Our little experience in Finland was at the ending, and like every fairytale has
a happy-ending: we made new friends and for a week we lived in another
This project is funded by the European
Commission with the ANPCDEFP support