Mountains in Clouds

June 27-July 1 Day 4

Today was Europe Part 2. We started the day with a game of Kubb (a Swedish game where teams try to knock down the other side's wooden blocks first). Then we went to garden class and planted little tomatoe plants. After that, we went to the art studio and talked about Greece and the many accomplishments from Olympics to Philosphy and more! We also looked at all the different type urns they use for different purposes and made some Urn Scratch Art (oil pastels with acrylic paint over it then using a skewer scratched a design). After snack and practicing their play, we went to Italy and talked about Leonardo Da Vinci. We looked at some of his inventions and built our own catapults to test out with paper balls. We had a short contest for those interested to try and use their catapult to shoot the farthest. Next we ate lunch, ran through their play and went to the creek to cool off. Henry spotted a banded water snake (non-venomous) that we observed and gave plenty of space and respect (pic included below).