Aims: Developing attention and orientation in space.
Required materials: A special colored “parachute” for the game.
Educational game description: The colored material is stretched out and the children have to grasp the ends around it, forming a circle.
Variants of game:
Option 1.We’re under the parachute. At the start, all children raise the parachute, then fall under it and squat.
Option 2.Change location. When the teacher calls out two names, the nominated children must run under the material to change their places between them.
Option 3.Play toy. Above the material lies the Smart Smurf Mascot. The children will throw the saddle up and try to keep it on the material. The game ends when the Smart Smurf falls off.
Option 4.Cat and mouse. In the middle of the parachute, which is stretched out on the ground, there is a child sitting on the knee with support on hands, which has the role of a cat. The cat runs after the other children, who play the mice, and who stand on the outside limits of parachute until they catch someone who will take their place.
Option 5.Birthday party parachute. The holidaymaker stands in the middle of the “parachute” and the invites sing it “Happy Birthday!”
– Cut the colored paper outline in order to obtain the balloons – Bend and stick on the middle line, several colored balloons – Attach by thread the rake (plastic cups) to the balloons
Explaining and demonstrating working techniques. The educator will explain and demonstrate to the children the working technique they will use to make the flying balloons.
Preparing exercises: 1- With the elbows supported by the table, we close and open our fists; 2- With the elbows supported by the table, we depart and approach the fingers; 3 – The children are imitating with their fingers the drop of rain drops 4 – The sun came out! Fixing the working technique: The teacher will resume with the help of a child the working technique. The educator will draw attention to the way in which the component parts and the order in which they stick together must be glued to the accuracy of the work. Work done by children. During the work the children are supervised by the educators. This guides them and, where appropriate, gives additional guidance. It also oversees the correct position of the body during work Analysis of completed works. After all the children have finished the work, the balloons will be placed at the exhibition and the works will be analyzed by both educators and children. They will track: accuracy, fairness, degree of completion.
Event of European Interest held in Maramureș, Romania – October 4, 2018, “100 flying balloons for Romania” – dedicated to the celebration of 100 years since the major political event of 1918: the completion of the Romanian national state, made by uniting the Romanian provinces with Romania. At the beginning was the unification of Basarabia with Romania (27 March 1918), then the union of Bucovina with Romania (28 November 1918), and finally the unification of Transylvania, Banat, Crişana and Maramureş with Romania (1 December 1918). The three unions form together the Great Union from 1918.