All the activities were created during the Erasmus+ program within "Rooting for Europe" project. Their target group are teachers from primary school that are working with teenagers aimed 12-15 years old.
1. Virtual trip around Kraśnik using Google Maps - page 3. 2. QR code readers game- pages 4 and 5. 3. A recipe for Polish pierogi - page 6. 4. Pierogi photo activity - page 7. 5. The Kraśnik legend activities - pages 8 and 9. 6. Polish games - pages 10 and 11. 7. Polish festivals - page 12.
A trip around Kraśnik
Before you do the exercise below have a virtual trip around our town Kraśnik, which is situated in the southeast of Poland.
1. Where is Kraśnik situated? 2. How old is the town? 3. 1975 was mentioned as an important date in Kraśnik history. Why? 4. Who lived in the older part of Kraśnik? 5. What is Kraśnik famous for? 6. What historical places do you remember about Kraśnik? 7. Where can you go in your free time while staying in Kraśnik?
Look at the photos, read the QR codes, and match the pictures (1-9) with the codes (a-i).
7 portions ⏰ Preparation time: 90 minutes
Polish pierogi is a very common Polish dish, eaten for lunch or dinner. Children love it. It is very time consuming, therefore it's usually done by grandparents. The dough is always made in the same way. However, the filling differs. It can be fruit, mushrooms with cabbage or cottage cheese with onion.
1. On a pastry put some flour, add an egg, half a glass of warm water and a pinch of salt. Then you knead the dough. It should be flexible and soft.
2. Boil the potatoes for 35-40 minutes, then chill them and mince them. Chop an onion and fry it lightly. Then add it to the potatoes. Mince some cottage cheese and add it to the potatoes. Take a pinch of salt and pepper and blend it together.
3. Roll out the dough and cut out circles with a glass. Take a teaspoonful of the filling and put the edges together with the filling inside.
4. Add a pinch of salt to the water and when it starts boiling put your "pierogi" in it. After 3-4 minutes of boiling, they are ready to be served.
half a kilo of flour - three eggs - a pinch of salt - half a glass of water - a box of butter - one kilo of cottage cheese - one onion - three potatoes