Japanese Cultural Curriculum

This week we begin our cultural learning about the country of Japan. The reason being is that we are exploring the cultural background of Koharu.

Joey, Bailey, Lachlan and Koharu are all taking interest in the cultural curriculum project table that has been set up by MS Alice. The table has four Japanese activities set out. The first activity that Joey is exploring is the Japanese ornaments. The second activity that Lachlan is working on is a puzzle with different Japanese people wearing different costumes. The third activity that Bailey is working on is the Zen Garden. The forth activity that Koharu is working on is a matching activity.

This interest is followed up at group time when Ms Alice teaches a lesson in origami folding. After the group time session MS Alice teaches Joey and Abigail to make origami puppy dog faces.

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