Category: Germany

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This week we are visiting Germany!

HereĀ is our ‘This week we are visiting Germany’ sign. We stick ours up in the kitchen/dining room (where we do most of our playing!) so that the boys can keep looking at it and...

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German flags!

We made some flags as part of our ‘Germany week’. We made one flag out of card, craft sticks, glue and paint. I made one first, and then drew out the stripes for my...

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Pretzels for Germany week

I found this recipe for pretzels when I was doing some research for our ‘Germany week’, and thought it looked good and easy to do with the kids. The recipe is great – easy...

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Lederhosen stick men!

When we were making ginger beer for Oktoberfest – see my post here – I felt like we needed to have some lederhosen men to come to the festival. For this craft, you will...

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Making ginger beer for Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest – beer festival and funfair in Munich – is such an integral part of German culture that I felt we had to honour it in some way on our ‘visit’ to Germany. But...

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Hansel and Gretel’s sweet house!

As part of our ‘Germany week’, we have been reading Hansel and Gretel – see my post on books for Germany week. My 4yo loves the idea of the sweet house they come across...

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A glass piano!

  As part of Germany week, I thought we would celebrate some fantastic German composers like Bach and Brahms and make our own glass piano. This was so simple to do – we used...

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Books for Germany week

Our favourite book for ‘Germany week’ is Let’s visit Berlin from the Bella and Harry series – see my post Bella and Harry adventure series on why we love these books! My eldest found...

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Fuse beads for Germany week!

For our ‘Germany week’, we made the Brandenburg Gate out of fuse beads. Older children could copy this design for themselves, but our preschooler needed some help. It complements the Bella and Harry book...