COUNCIL ROCK'S BE-WELL BULLETIN
June 5th Student Wellness Activities
PRIMARY LEVEL ACTIVITIES (Grades K-3)
Primary (Grades K-3)
1.) Make music from a Cajon, which is a box drum from Peru. Ask an adult to help you cut a circle from a cardboard box. Use stickers, paper, tape, markers or drawings to decorate it. Strike the middle of your box with the palm of your hand, for a loud “dum” sound. Tap with the tip of your fingers to the edges for a “bek” sound. Mix the sounds to create patterns or listen and try to match the beat as you play along with your favorite songs.
2.) Listen to the Story, “All Are Welcome Here”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFvbOAvWTYA
3.) Play a game from Thailand: Find a few bangle bracelets. Throw them up in the air and try to catch them with your fingers.
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ACTIVITIES (Grades 4-6)
Intermediate (Grades 4-6)
1.) Learn how to make Brazilian Cheese Rolls with your family
2.) Listen to the Story: “Hidden Figures: The True Story of the Four Black Women and the Space Race”
3.) Play a game from Vietnam: Madarin’s Box.
See link for directions to play it.
MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL (GRADES 7-8)
Middle School (Grades 7-8)
1.)Try to make a Mexican recipe for dinner
2.)Watch a Video that Challenges Stereotypes with Music: https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/fbb28fe6-7d37-4dab-b629-7aa4f0aaab2f/black-violin-breaks-down-music-stereotypes/#.XtagYDpKjIV
3.)Play a game from Africa: Achi.
HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL (GRADES 9-12)
1.)Make a Costa Rican Pancake by following these steps.
2.)Explore the Asian Art Museum from Home:
3.)Play a game from Ethiopia: Mancala. Make your own board with an egg carton and dried beans/jelly beans.
Here are the directions to play: