How to Celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas; Consisting of Recitations, Songs, Drills, Exercises and Complete Programs for Celebrating Autumn Days, Thanksgiving and Christmas in the School-Room

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas; Consisting of Recitations, Songs, Drills, Exercises and Complete Programs for Celebrating Autumn Days, Thanksgiving and Christmas in the School-Room

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...she is bending forward in a pretty attitude of delighted expectation. If it is possible to get materials, the tableau may be made prettier by representing her as just having been transformed from the kitchen-maid to the ball-room beauty. She may then be shown in a trained dress as gorgeous m circumstances will permit, with high-puffed powdered hair, ornamented with strings of pearl beads and the traditiona glass slippers, ----lain ones with silver paper pasted over them, peeping from beneath the edge 0 her gown. In most schools, however, the first tableau would be easier to prepare.) (As the turtains close, three little housemaids trip in.) (They are dressed alike in long aprons and caps, and girls should be chosen who have good voices. The first one carries a large spoon and a pan, the second, a rolling-pin, and the third, several spice-boxes. They should accompany the song with appropriate gestures.) Air: " Three Little Maids from School." Three maids of a housekeeping turn are we, With implements ready for work, you see. Spoons and pans and a long recipe For the making of pumpkin pies. 1s! Girl: Stir, and stir, till you stir long enough, 2: ! Girl: Roll the crust so it won't be tough, 3:1 Girl: Daintily season it, --this is the stuff For the making of pumpkin pies, All: For the making of pumpkin pies. All: Listen and learn from us what we tell, --oh Choose out a pumpkin big and yellow, Left till the sunshine made it mellow, Use it for pumpkin pies, Use it for pumpkin pies. 1s! Girl: Cover the tins with the flaky crust, zd Girl: Sprinkle the pie with cinnamon-dust, 311' Girl: There's science and skill, and art, I trust, All In the making of pumpkin pies. 1s! Girl: Be sure that the oven is piping hot, 2a' Girl: Put in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236872428
  • 9781236872425