Sunday, February 22, 2009

Pancake Day: Things to Do

Books to Read
Pancakes, Pancakes!
(Eric Carle)
Little Grey Rabbit's Pancake Day (Alison Uttley)
Mama Panya's Pancakes (Mary and Richard Chamberlin)

Food to Eat

Art and Craft
Colouring pages
Pancake bean bags, paper dolls and other crafts here

Rhymes to Learn
Great A, little a,
This is pancake day;
Toss the ball high,
Throw the ball low,
Those that come after
May sing heigh-ho!
(Mother Goose)

Give me a pancake and I'll come in.
Give me a pancake and then I'll go.

(from West Somerset - from this Pancake Day page)

Music to Listen To
February: Shrovetide Festival, from The Seasons by Tchaikovsky
The Shrovetide Fair, from Petrushka by Stravinsky

Other Activities
Online games here and here

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