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Re: pied piper
Poster: "BARY E. SEARS" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Some ideas for pied piper activities:
> Mask decoration (glue pieces of cloth, feathers, trim etc. to the basic
> white half-mask) (I saw this done very successfully in Madrone--the mask
> making contest was aimed at adults, but the kids went wild with it).
> Pouch making
> For the older kids--shoe making (simple moc. patterns are
> easy--requires materials and kids responsible enough to wield a needle)
> Banner making
> All sorts of organized games
> treasure hunts, scavenger hunts, quests, etc.
> bread dough creatures (with an adult to fry in oil for eating)
> clay projects
> daisy chains
> hat decoration (make basic robin hood style felt hats and get feathers
> to decorate or make those long conical hats for girls)
> Gotta go (more later)
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I have found that it is never too early to involve children in the
culinary pursuits. I have successfully demo'd the art of kneading
bread dough to children as young as 5 (after admonishing them to wash
their hands--adult supervision is required). They tend to be fascinated
by tactile imputs. If you have a site where you can safely set aside
the dough to rise and then actually cook and serve the bread you have
real potential. The trick is to never give a child a portion of
dough bigger than their fist to knead. Having a few loaves of bread
finished for the children to try is great---having dough in the rising
phase is fun. Kids tend to be fascinated by the fact that dough to
bread is a physical thing---it doesn't necessarily come from the
supermarket or from a bread-maker. By-the-by, baker's apprentices were
very frequently male---they were viewed as having the necessary
strength for the task at hand (never mind that women were kneading bread
Cordelia fitzRobert of York
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