Choose and do five of
*Make a scrapbook about your own culture. Include details that might be of interest to someone from a different country, such as:
- your national anthem
- the meaning of one of your names
- information about your faith or religion
- a picture of your national flag
- a picture of someone in your national dress
- your family's or town's coat of arms
- your national emblem
- a recipe for a national dish
- information about a national or patron saint.
*Keep a record of the food that you eat during one week, including:
- the country or part of the world where you would expect to eat that food
- details from the packaging about where the ingredients come from.
Point out these different places on a map of the world.
*From magazines, newspapers and websites, collect pictures that show girls and women around the world at work, school and relaxing. Include pictures from your own country.
*Make a decoration or craft from another country, for example Mexican God's eye, Danish heart, Swedish dove or Rangoli patterns.
**Listen to or read a story from another country. Act it out with your Six for the rest of the unit.
*Decorate an egg in the style of an Eastern European
*Make some food from a culture other than your own that is eaten at a festival time, such as Saint Nicholas' biscuits eaten in Scandinavia at Christmas or Jewish New Year honey cake.
*With other Brownies, plan and take part in a Japanese doll festival or a Chinese New Year celebration.
Make a mask of an animal from another part of the world.
Make a mask to represent a custom or tradition from a culture other than your own.
*Find out about jewellery worn around the world. Make earrings or a necklace from natural materials, or use modelling clay to simulate bone or teeth.
*Make a scrapbook about different clothes and costumes worn around the world. This could include pictures, costume dolls or clothes.
Play a singing game from another country.
Make a musical instrument from another country.
*Make a model of a house from another country. Find out what it would be built from.