During week 8, we celebrated Cultural Diversity Week. We had a parade with all the Year Two students and got to share our cultural outfits with everyone. We worked collaboratively with our grades and were respectful to other classes as we walked around the basketball courts.
2A went to different classes and took part in lots of multicultural activities. We learnt about the diverse cultures in our communities. We got to make a plate of food to represent the food we eat in our own homes with Miss Barba. We also got to colour and dance with Mrs Fernandes and created some masks and lanterns with Miss Davis and Miss Sahin. We had a class discussion with Mrs Rushworth and identified the purpose of the ‘Welcome to Country’ statement. This is part of our Assembly routine and acknowledges the traditional land owners of Australia.
Throughout the day, we tried different cultural foods in our classroom and found that our classmates and their families have come from many varying countries.
Overall we enjoyed all the activities and celebrations and had a lot of fun working with other students and teachers.
Angad – I learnt that in China they have nice lanterns.
Julian – I had fun with Miss Barba making our own food.
Jasmine – I had fun with Miss Sahin. I liked making a lantern.
Mia – I had a lot of fun in Miss Fernandes’ class because we danced and coloured.
Fifa – I enjoyed the parade because we got to see everyone and their clothing.
Cassandra – I enjoyed all the activities we did.
Toshani – I enjoyed doing the drawing, colouring and dancing with Miss Fernandes.
Izaan – I enjoyed colouring the mask with Miss Sahin.
Wania – I enjoyed dancing with Mrs Fernandes.
Hafsa – I learnt that we should use teamwork so we all get along.
David – I learnt that the Egyptian mask had a snake on it because it had connections to the Pharaoh. Also, there were head coverings.