Year 4 had a great day becoming fully immersed in their topic. The children looked very authentic and very colourful dressed up in Indian style clothing. Throughout the day the children enjoyed three different activities in smaller groups.
The children showed off their cooking skills making a delicious lentil and sweet potato dhal. They took charge of all the measuring, peeling and chopping for the authentic Indian food. Despite some of the children being a little nervous that it would be spicy, they all gave it try and the response from them was overwhelmingly positive.
The children also had the opportunity to create beautiful, traditional rangoli patterns. The children planned their symmetrical designs and then went out into the slightly damp day to produce some beautiful artwork on the playground. The colourful, symmetrical designs really stood out and it was great to see the children working together across the whole year group.
A traditional Indian dance instructor also came to work with the children and they quickly picked up some traditional moves. We were so proud of them creating their own performances to share with the rest of the school and their families.
The children really seemed to enjoy India day, with huge smiles and a great attitude to all of the new and different activities. Thank you to all the parents and carers for organising some great dressing up and supporting the day.