Apfelstrudel – Apple Strudel

Here is another language lesson in the form of a recipe! Today we are baking Apfelstrudel.

Here is the video, and below is a link to download the recipe in German & English.

Here is the PDF for the recipe:

Guten Appetit!

I created a couple of worksheets as follow-up activities, in case students are not able to back the strudel. The information needed to complete each of the worksheets can be found in the video. You can download them here.

There is a crossword puzzle:

And there is a short geography worksheet:

Olympic Games: LEGO World Flags

Earlier this month, I wrote a post about making Lego flags during the Olympics. Froggy not only enjoyed making the flags, but he was eager for me to create instructions for all the flags he made!

Once we got the hang of it, the basic striped flags were really easy. The hardest part was finding enough pieces in all the colors. We also managed to create some flags with plus-shapes, like Switzerland, Sweden, and Finland.

The flags are a great opportunity to practice geography and colors. But as I was creating the instructions, I realized you could also turn this into a math game. For the striped flags, we made them 12 across and 2 rows for each stripe. Challenge your little one to see how many ways s/he can make the row of 12 using pieces in different sizes! Froggy already made a change to the Germany flag, making it with just 15 pieces.

Or you can follow our patterns (click to download the PDF files):

 

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Here are 8 of the 10 flags. Froggy is going to rebuild France & Austria!