Colonial Days Revisits the Pilgrim Era

0
125
Share this:
 A student tries out candle making at Colonial Days, hands-on experiences simulating the Pilgrim era at El Morro Elementary next week. Photo by Jody Tiongco

A student tries out candle making at Colonial Days, hands-on experiences simulating the Pilgrim era at El Morro Elementary next week. Photo by Jody Tiongco

Staff and parents pitch in to host Colonial Days at El Morro Elementary on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 23 and 24, dressing up as Native Americans or colonists, organizing a small harvest feast and transforming the multipurpose room into a colonial village to provide a hands-on experience for students.

“We strive to provide our students with these opportunities to enhance their knowledge about the history and heritage of America in a fun and exciting way,” said Principal Chris Duddy.

Students will learn about the customs and traditions of Native Americans by participating in Native American games, village activities, crafts and a school-wide historical presentation. Each grade level will create crafts such as pot holders, beeswax candles, wampum necklaces, spinning tops, pinch pots and symbols used by indigenous people.

Share this:
Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
  • Hate speech that is racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic slurs, or calls for violence against a particular type of person.
  • Obscenity and excessive cursing.
  • Libelous language, whether or not the writer knows what they're saying is false.
We require users to provide their true full name, including first and last names, as a condition for comments. We reserve the right to change this policy based on future developments.

Scroll down to comment on this post.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here