What is the cornucopia?

What is the cornucopia?

PLASTICITY

Materials:
drawings of horns
cone-shaped paper cups and brown crayons or brown cardboard scissors
stapler
glue
sheets of blue or green cardboard with a size of approx 22 x 15 cm
cotton swabs
catalogs or magazines with pictures of different foods

What should be done:

1. Talk to the children about it, what we call the cornucopia. Quote a relevant Greek myth. Explain to the little ones, that the cornucopia is an ancient symbol of wealth. Also mention the importance of this item during the American Thanksgiving celebration (on the fourth Thursday of November).

2. Give each child a cone-shaped paper cup. Ask the little ones to color the cups brown. If you don't have such dishes, Cut out brown cardboard circles with a diameter of approx 20 cm. Help the kids fold the halves of these circles into cones and connect them with a stapler.

3. Ask the little ones to stick their cones or stapler them to sheets of blue or green cardboard.

4. Have the children stick cotton swabs inside the cones.

5. Encourage the children to cover the cotton balls with pictures of the different foods, cut from catalogs or magazines. Make the photos extend beyond the edge of the cone.

What else can be done:
Games: Take the selected fruit from the cornucopia, vegetables or other foods, and encourage the little ones to point out, what has disappeared.

If you want to say thank you

GESTURES, Songs and poems

Materials: lack

What should be done:

1. Opowiedz dzieciom o amerykańskim Święcie Dziękczynienia.

2. Sing the following song:

If you want to say thank you, clap your hands.

If you want to say thank you, clap your hands.

If you want to say thank you; then you don't have to hold back.

If you want to say thank you, clap your hands.

3. Zastąp klaskanie innym gestem.