Walk to Italy – Amsterdam
Welkom! You have arrived in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam is the Netherlands capital. The city is known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses. You can visit artistic works by Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Vermeer housed in the Museum District. Cycling is key to the city’s character with over 58% of locals choosing to pedal to their destination. A bike ride through Vondelpark is the perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon. If you’re into your history, the Anne Frank House Museum offers an interactive storytelling experience about life in exile during World War II.
The Association Montessori International (AMI) was founded in Amsterdam in 1929 by Maria Montessori. The AMI set out to propagate and further the teachings of Maria Montessori. Over 200 AMI schools were founded in the United States which used Montessori methods of teaching at its core.
Activity: Egg Carton Tulips
- Egg carton
- Coloured buttons
- PVA glue
- Green pipe cleaners
Step 1 – Get Cutting!
Cut out each cup in the egg carton. Paint each cup in your chosen colour and leave to dry.
Step 2 – Add Your Stem
Poke two holes at the bottom of each cup. Slide the green pipe cleaner up through the bottom of the cup and down through the second hole. Twist the stem under the base of the tulip to secure. Repeat this step for each tulip.
Step 3 – Button Center
Using a paintbrush, dab some PVA glue on the back of your buttons and stick them in the centre of each tulip base.
Step 4 – Finishing Touches
Gather your tulips into a bouquet and tie them together with a ribbon.
You’ve just made a beautiful bouquet of The Netherlands national flower!