Activity Set 8

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Paper Fashions

Age Range: All age groups

Players Required: 2 or more, plus parent

Materials: Plenty of newspaper, scissors and masking tape. (Camera for photo, if desired)

Directions: Ask the players to design and make their own clothes out of newspaper and masking tape. Clothes can be shorts, shirts, shoes, hats, trousers, skirts, dresses, aprons, or whatever takes the players’ fancy.

In pairs, players can help each other get dressed.

When finished, take a photo of the children in their paper fashions, have a fashion parade and ask the players to choose their favourite designs.

Write

Description: Your Thoughts as You Realise that Your Parachute Has Failed to Open!

Interview: An Interview with God

Think

General Knowledge Quiz #8

See if you know the answers to these questions. If you don’t, find out from an encyclopaedia.

Science

  1. What is cirrus cloud like?
  2. Is ozone gas poisonous?

English

  1. What is the difference between a gerund and an infinitive?
  2. Construct a sentence containing an infinitive and a gerund.

Art

  1. What did Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael have in common?

 
Finished? Click to check your answers.

Science
  1. Cirrus is thin, wispy cloud seen very high up in the sky.
  2. Yes
English
  1. A gerund is a noun that names an activity. It always ends in “ing”. For example: I enjoy reading and swimming. An infinitive is the verb root, usually starting with “to”. It has no subject or tense. For example: It is good to go for a walk after dinner.
  2. An example is: Dieting (gerund) will help you to lose (infinitive) weight.
Art
  1. All were great Renaissance artists.
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