On May 5th, after the Dragon Boat Festival, five grains of rice are wrapped in bamboo leaf to make delicious dumplings.The traditions of the Dragon Boat Festival have been handed down for thousands of years, Dragon boat racing, gongs and drums make the day fun!
In a flash, the annual Dragon Boat Festival is coming. To help children understand the meaning and history of the Dragon Boat Festival,the children of PICLC held a dragon boat festival activity together in the school. We carried out the activities of “rice dumplings leaf spread, rice dumplings fragrance” to help children experience the famous of food of the festival.
The children of the small class spent the Dragon Boat Festival for the first time in the kindergarten. They didn’t know about the Dragon Boat Festival. After watching the origin of the festival and the customs of the festival, they had a simple understanding of the festival.
The school teachers to show the children how to make rice dumplings. The children sat around to see how to make rice dumplings to celebrate the special occasion. There are many kinds of rice dumplings, and their shapes are flavors are all very different.
The curiosity of the children in the Pre-K class makes them ask the teachers all kinds of questions. Children also try to do, learn and feel the joy of making rice dumplings.
The kindergarten class children learnt so much! They helped the teacher make dumplings and know how to do it themselves.
Finally, it’s time to taste rice dumplings in the afternoon! It’s delicious for children to eat their own dumplings! Is this salted or sweet rice dumpling?
When school is over, every child brings rice dumplings home. Please have a taste for daddy and mummy!
Children are having fun learning about the traditional Dragon Boat Festival and it’s history, through exciting activities. The children enjoyed the activities and the excitement helped them learn so much about the holiday. The children had a fun and relaxing day ready to have a happy festival weekend at home with family.