Did you know that World Pasta Day is held on the 25th of October every year. It is a day to celebrate this wonderfully delicious and well-loved Italian pantry staple. Originally from Italy, made simply from flour, eggs, salt and water, pasta has made its way into the kitchens and hearts of people living all over the world.
This fun creative printable worksheet pack is a tribute to the delectably versatile pasta. Mangiamo, let’s eat!
Printable & Activity Objectives
Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Colouring and writing pencils
In this activity, your child will learn about the history of pasta and the different types of pasta developed over the years. They will also be able to draw different pasta shapes on printables.
It will help your child or student:
Develop an openness to new food and cultures.
Improve his/her artistic and creative skills by creating new shapes and designs for their imaginary new pasta.
Let's get busy!
How to Get Started
Simple steps to start:
Research and find out more about the history of pasta. Here's a short and fun video about the history of pasta from 5th century Sicily until present day:
Here's another very fascinating and pretty hilarious (and longer) video about pasta and more specifically the history of 14 different shapes of pasta:
Get started on the printable worksheets!
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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack
This printable pack consists of 3 different printable activities for your child or student to get started on designing pasta:
1 pasta design worksheet with 12 different types of pasta name prompts
1 pasta design worksheet for creating and designing 6 new types of pasta
1 pasta design worksheet for reimagining other shapes and design ideas on a single type of pasta
Please be sure to watch the second video above to get an idea of how pasta shapes are invented and what inspired the people who created them!
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