When children, and many adults, think of Italy, delicious food comes to mind. Pizza, spaghetti and gelato are all, of course, amazing Italian foods. Yet there is so much more to Italy. This amazing country has a rich history. It played a significant role in the Renaissance Period which brought us genius musicians, composers and artists. As part of a unit on Europe, your class can learn about all of the cultures, traditions and geography associated with Italy. Of course you can have a fun food party as well! You can find lesson plans, worksheets, and activities below.

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