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Wedding Simulation Night!

Published: August 12, 2018

Marhaban! Today was a glorious day excepting a killer heat wave. We have all been making sure that our villagers stay hydrated and wear sunscreen to try to mitigate the effects of the heat.

We began with the mughamarat, where one class learned how to make hummus.

crushing those chickpeas...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another group reviewed the Arabic numbers!

he's got it, dude!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Afterward, the villagers baked bread over the fire and participated in a scavenger hunt.

baking bread...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bread-baking complete...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

they found a frog!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then we headed into free time!

ping-pong battle...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ready to take that shot...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

playing chess...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

drinking shaay or tea...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

working on signs for the evening program..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a close-up of her "I Love Arabic" t-shirt!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

then, a tiger appeared, so I left...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Later, we went to our mughamarat once again!

learning about the names for sports...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

drinking tea and watching a video...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

presenting a project related to the letters in her name...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In our evening program today, we held a wedding simulation!

We showed villagers an example of engagement negotiations:

 

We had the girls and boys dance to celebrate the occasion:

 

We also showed an example of a wedding procession:

 

Finally, we ate cake!

soooooooo delicious!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you for stopping by! Stay tuned for tomorrow's activities!

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