MBL Children Centre Thanksgiving Workshop November 2014

Thanksgiving Workshop’s Schedule


11 am: arrive in Nanjing

11am-12pm: launch

12pm-14pm: set up workshop:

–         upload video online

–         preparing box for turkey recipe

–         preparing video for song

–         preparing gifts ( a few candies or chocolate bars)

–         prepare the thanksgiving cards

14 pm: welcoming and introduction (10-15 mins)

14.15: show Thanksgiving video to the kids to explain what Thanksgiving is (5 mins)

14.20: TURKEY ACTIVITY – explain what is the turkey tradition and the recipe to make it. Kids will learn the English name of simple ingredients (e.g.: salt, pepper, tomato, oil, vegetables) and kitchen staff (e.g.: oven, knife, fork, etc..) . They will be divided in 2 groups. The two groups have to be able to recognise which ingredients are correct for the recipe and their correct order (40 mins)

15.00: SONG ACTIVITY – play a song and the kids divided in 2 groups have to guess the right words of the lyrics (25 mins)

15.25: kids can write on the Thanksgiving letter whom they want to say thanks to and we will help them with the English (30mins).

15.55: we can have some snacks and drink something together to finish up before leaving

16.00: Thank everyone for attending the workshop !



–         computer with wifi acess

–         video projector

–         2 boxes (to make it look like a turkey)

–         pens, pencils and papers

–         Thanksgiving cards

–         Some candies and chocolate bars to give as price

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