Sample of Activities

  • Created personal coats of arms (British Isles)
  • Listened to live bagpipe music from local bagpiper (British Isles)
  • Made Loch Ness monster puppets
  • Built castles from blocks (British Isles)
  • Hunted for hidden "gold coins" in yard (Ireland/St. Patrick's Day)
  • Watched live Irish dancing, performed by former Lakeview student! (Ireland)
  • Shared Hans Christian Andersen stories (Scandinavia)
  • Experienced hands on lessons about levees and dikes (Scandinavia)
  • Made decorative eggs (Russia/Ukraine)
  • Played with Matryoshka dolls, or nesting dolls (Russia)
  • Sculpted marizpan treats (German)
  • Made woodcut prints (German)
  • Erected Eiffel Tower sculptures (France)
  • Created Matisse-style art (France)
  • Created Picasso-style Cubist art (Spain)
  • Watched live Flamenco dance performance, and practiced some moves (Spain)
  • Held mock-Olympic games (Greece)
  • Painted mural "Michelangelo-style," while lying on our backs (Italy)
  • Built Leaning Tower of Pisa with blocks (Italy)
  • Made our own gelato (Italy)

Cafe Day Menu

A Russian Lunch

  • Piroshki (meat turnovers)
  • Blintzes (cheese and fruit)
  • Borscht (beet soup) with sour cream
  • Cooked cabbage
  • Black bread
  • Russian tea

British "Pub Grub"

  • English cheddar cheese
  • Shepherd's pie
  • Peas
  • Trifle
  • Apple and Black Currant juice

Smörgasbord from Scandinavia

  • Smorrebrod (buttered pumpernickel bread)
  • Paalaeg (Danish ham and havarti cheese)
  • Potato Skov (Swedish potato sausage)
  • Legym sallas (Swedish pea salad)
  • Swedish pancakes
  • Danish butter cookies

Chez Lakeview, La Cuisine de Francais

  • Sandwich jambon (bagette, cheese, and ham)
  • Fromage avec du pain (cheese and bread)
  • Salade verte (green salad)
  • Crudites
  • Jus d'orange
  • Tarte de fruite

Buonno Appetito, foods from Italia

  • Insalata Caprese
  • Pasta con Pesto (tricolor pasta with pesto)
  • Fagiolini (green beans)
  • Grissini (breadsticks)
  • Gelato con biscotti
  • "Vino bianco" (Apple juice)

German Foods

  • Kartofelpuffen mit apfelsosse & saerrahm (potato pancakes with applesause and sour cream)
  • Gurkin (pickles)
  • Pfirsche strudel (peach strudel)
  • Apfel saft (apple juice)