Happy Paczki Day! Savor fairy tale stories of yummy desserts! Pączki have been made in Poland since the Middle Ages. Paczki is pronounced “punch-key.” They are uniquely filled doughnuts found in Polish cuisine. Traditional pączki are made from a rich dough of eggs, fats, sugar, yeast, and milk.
Paris Bakery in Livonia is selling paczki in flavors such as apple, lemon, raspberry, custard, blueberry, prune, and strawberry. They also offer more creative alternatives like Margarita Cheesecake or Cannoli.
One effective strategy in writing is called the sentence starter. A “sentence starter” will help your child focus and organize their thoughts while fostering creativity. Instruct your child to copy and finish the sentence below.
Homeschoolers/Educators/Parents: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: sweets. Read Hansel and Gretel: in Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy Tales (Kindle/audiobook/paperback). Say and write the word “paczki” five times so you can learn how to say and spell it correctly. What did Hansel and Gretel find to eat? List five (5) different flavors of paczki and alphabetize them in correct order. Write about your favorite food. (Skills: identify, comprehend, apply, organize, creative, affective, analyze, synthesize.)