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so Al-Wāḥa thinks it can dance!

Published: August 3, 2018

Ahlan, wa marhaban bil-jamee' ila Al-Wāḥa

After breakfast, the villagers headed to writing practice, if they were two-week villagers, and to study time, if they were in the credit program.

playing a writing game...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

study time is also hanging out time...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, the day campers were learning "Yallah Nrooh Nistad Al-Dib" or "Let's Go Catch the Bear" with their counselors.

a favorite among younger and older villagers alike!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the istikshaf (exploration) period, villagers learned about the environment, including the causes of global warming.

a lesson on global warming...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the next hour, villagers headed to their mughamara, where they reviewed the past week's lessons.

they call it the interrogation chair...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another group learned about the countries and capitals in the Middle-East and North Africa.

pointing out the location of Sudan, now split in two...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of the credit classes presented the family trees they had made yesterday, with the word for "brother," "mother," "sister," etc... on the outside and the name of that family member and the city in which he or she lives on the inside.

presenting seven family members...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Afterward, we headed into the arts and sports period. Some played with clay, while others played with mosaics.

throwing it back with clay fun...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

red swan, blue wood...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fusayfusa', or mosaics...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next door in the matbakh (kitchen), a group was making cheese samosas!

onions and spinach...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

best facial expression of the day + cheese...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rolling out the dough...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the cheese, spinach, and onion mix...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

frying the samosas...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the musalsal today, the tooth fairy is driven out of Goha's house by Fayrouz, Um Kulthum, and Robin Hood, all of whom are trying to win her affection. Robin Hood and the soldier both go to the witches to ask them to give them back the tooth fairy's heart. They both pay the price by turning into a bear and crocodile respectively. The witches then keep up their end of the bargain and return the tooth fairy's heart.

the tooth fairy, overwhelmed by noise...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For today's evening program, we held a dance competition between houses or buyoot.

And that was it for the day! Thank you, once again, for stopping by our virtual Al-Wāḥa! Please come again!

 

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