ST DAVIDS DAY / WELSH THEMED DAY

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We LOVE Wales, & being Welsh gives us a great opportunity to celebrate St David’s Day, we decided to embark on a Welsh themed day, here’s what we did….

Firstly we set about scene setting got our traditional welsh tea…

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‘Pot of leeks’ we rolled up pieces of paper into tubes, we then made slits in the end with scissors and painted them green. We put them in a garden flower pot to make a nice centre piece for our Welsh themed table.

Next we made love spoons…

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We bought wooden spoons for 24p each & decorated them .

Then we made cardboard cut outs to hang on the wall…

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We made some daffodil hangers by folding a piece of paper like a concertina & drawing a simple template of a daffodil, we cut the daffodil out and folded the paper back out, after painting them we hung them to make pretty displays.

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We used a roll of wrapping paper which we drew a welsh scene on, we taped it to the wall and painted it. We then used cardboard to make the window frame… We finished off by making a vase of daffodils to go on the sill.

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We drew pictures of traditional welsh costume and hung them with our love spoons..

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We learnt some welsh words and discovered where Wales is on the atlas..

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We then went to the supermarket to buy welsh foods for our tea…

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We mixed together all our ingredients to make a dough, we then cooked our cakes in a frying pan over a medium heat, we cooked each side for a few minutes until brown…. We finished with a dusting of caster sugar.
225g/8oz self-raising flour, sieved
110g/4oz (preferably Welsh) salted butter
1 egg
handful of sultanas
milk, if needed
85g/3oz caster sugar
extra butter, for greasing

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Welsh rarebit.

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And we bought some yummy welsh fudge..& daffodils

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We made some welsh hats to hang using card and paper doilies…

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We found some welsh slate and coal whilst walking in the valleys…

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And we were ready to put together our tea…. We set the table and made a menu using out hats and chalk, and we got dressed in our traditional dress…

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After tea we watched some of the tv programmes that I watched as a child growing up in Wales….

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