Aim of the activity
The aim is to widen children’s cultural and linguistic knowledge. It will help
them learn about the country their parents or grandparents come from.
Preparation for the activity
A diary and some pens.
For children and parents together.
1. Children write the names of the main festivals celebrated in the country
their parents or grandparents come from in a diary.
2. Additionally you can tell them about the main customs held during the
festivals. Older children could research themselves.
3. Each festival is written on its date and in the family languages.
Significant benefit of the activity
This activity helps children improve their cultural and linguistic knowledge,
while discovering their parent’s origin and roots.
Source of the activity
Multilingual Families Project