ACTIVITIES

October 2012

  • Sharing Food Recipes via e-mail and making them at school with pupils. (October 2012-May 2014)

November 2012

  • Creating a card including a map, a flag, a greeting and the word Good Morning in all partner countries’ languages.
  • Comparison of healthy snacks (November 2012- May 2013)
    (Creation of flash cards showing healthy breakfast, brunch, lunch, fruit and oral hygiene).

December 2012

  • Creation of Christmas ornaments and sharing them between partner countries.

January 2013

  • Making geographic models of partner countries out of plasticine.

February 2013

  • Painting the flags of every partner country.
  • Making a CD of traditional and modern Greek music, which was offered as a gift to our partners.

March 2013

  • Documenting which are the usual pupils’ brunches at school.
  • Creation of paper swallows for the spring carols, which was a gift to our partners.
  • Creation of a puzzle about every partner’s country (including the map, the food, the national costume and their most famous sightseeing).
  • Comparison of the prices of everyday items in each country.

April 2013

  • Presentation of the Greek educational system and the provision in Special Education.
  • Creation of mobils with photos of famous sightseeing sights.
  • Cooking Greek traditional food for all COMENIUS guests.
  • Presentation of Greek folk dances.
  • Seeds exchange (flower, vegetable, fruit or herb seeds) (April 2013-May 2014).
  • Study of supermarket products-looking at items from partner countries that we can buy in our own country.

May 2013

  • We purchased caps showing the COMENIUS logo and the name of our school.

June 2013

  • Summer celebrations: Pupils and staff of the Greek school presented a show of music and dance (of seven partner countries).

November 2013

  • Skype communication between Spain and Greece: Classes from Spain and Greece communicated via SKYPE, discussing about the myth of Persephone.
  • Creating Christmas wreaths, which was a gift to our partners.
  • Innovative program: Healthy Diet and Recycling 2013-2014.

January 2014

  • Visiting local compartment stores like supermarkets, flee market, bakery, bookstore (January – May 2014).
  • Birthday and National Holiday celebration: Each partner country presented the way of celebrating National Days, Birthdays or other events. All countries shared their activity through email in Word, PDF, PPT form. In that way we had the opportunity to get to know different cultures and compare with our own. We developed an appreciation of their customs and traditions.

February 2014

  • Celebrating Fat Thursday: making souvlaki and dancing a Greek folk dance called Gaitanaki.
  • Celebrating Carnival: creating costumes made of recycled products.

March 2014

  • Creation of “Kira Sarakosti” (meaning “lady or mama Lent”) made of dough. «Kira Sarakosti» is a Greek traditional custom to represent the countdown for Easter. She is a lady with seven legs, one for each of the seven weeks of fasting before Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday.
  • Visiting a bread production factory.
  • Visiting HELMEPA ((Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association).
  • Sharing children’s favourite things: PPT presentations of children’s favourite things.

April 2014

  • Visiting a playground named «FOODCITY», where our students participated in activities related to healthy eating habits.
  • Making a board game of recycling and healthy food.
  • Making placemats showing the food pyramid of Mediterranean diet as well as 3-dimentional pyramids with the same theme.
  • Making a song about healthy diet.
  • Celebrating Easter: decorating red Easter eggs, using natural paints made of onion peels and other vegetables.
  • Making of a diary about recycling.

May 2014

  • Playing a traditional game called “Pinakoti”.
  • A nutrinionist visited the school. He showed us the benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption, using playful ways.

Text editor Ms Micha Asimina, Speech and Language Therapist, MA

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