Here are some ideas to celebrate Europe Day.
Have a look and let's choose some of them in common.
Children dress in the colours of the flag of Europe X
Hold an assembly on the meaning of Europe Day. X
Arrange a European lunch provided by the canteen or the children.
Read stories from other countries in the literacy hour – Hans Christian Andersen stories from Denmark: Pied Piper of Hamlin, Germany… X
Video conference with children in another European country.
Email children in a partner school asking them how they are celebrating Europe Day. X
Learn simple words of another language: Ciao, Hello, Ola… X
Start a European map marking the countries of origin or holiday destinations of children. Make a graph of results. X
Design a poster for a European country. X
Sing the Europe Anthem X
Look at European football teams – who is in the Champions League?
Art from across Europe – Gaudi in Spain, Impressionism from France, Van Gogh from Netherlands
Produce a collage with scenes from across Europe, using postcards, food labels, brochures, recipes, tickets, and maps.
Make models of European landmarks: Eiffel Tower, Coliseum, Channel Tunnel, and Leaning Tower of Pisa X
This for France
This for Germany
This for Italy and....
Make a Europe notice board/display. X
Invite foreign nationals to speak in class or assembly.
Decorate each classroom as a different country.
Label parts of the school in different languages.
Hold a "Europe" quiz