Sample of activities

  • Painted water color peacocks (India)
  • Created "magic" carpets (India)
  • Built Taj Mahal block set (India)
  • Sculpted animals of the Zodiac (China)
  • Made ink paintings on scrolls (China)
  • Sang Korean folk songs (Korea)
  • Made "Mooncakes" (general Asia)
  • Practiced Tai Chi moves (China)
  • Built Great Wall of China with blocks (China)
  • Shared Kamishibai (story card theater) (Japan)
  • Visited a neighbor's Japanese garden (Japan)
  • Played scarf game Furoshiki Mawaski (Japan)
  • Participated in Japanese Tea Ceremony (Japan)
  • Made some basic origami (Japan)
  • Listened and danced to Arabic and Israeli music (Middle East)
  • Learned about desert habitats and animals (Middle East)
  • Ran mock-Bazaar/Fallafel stand (Middle East)

Cafe Day Menu

  • Japanese Sampler
  • Edamame (boiled soy beans)
  • Unagi maki (eel sushi roll)
  • Kani maki (crab sushi roll)
  • Tamago nigiri (sushi roll)
  • Chicken katsu (chicken breast cutlet)
  • Mikan kanten (mandarin orange jello)
  • Ringo (apple) juice

Chinese New Year feast

  • Five spiced beef
  • Stew vegetables
  • Egg Fu Yang
  • Deep-fried wontons
  • Sweet rice
  • Almond cookies
  • Jasmine tea

A Taste of India

  • Tandoori Chicken with yogurt sauce
  • Naan bread
  • Curried rice
  • Cucumber slices
  • Pear slices

Foods of the Middle East

  • Falafel balls
  • Pita bread
  • Hummus
  • Olives
  • Tzatziki (cucumber salad)
  • Baklava
  • Oranges
  • Lemonade