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Dance of the Swan

Follow-up Activity  

To the Teacher:
Enjoy a simple cooking activity with your students after reading Dance of the Swan.

Easy Recipe

When Anna Pavlova toured Australia and New Zealand in 1926, a chef created a new dessert in her honor and named it the Pavlova.

Meringue nests or cookies purchased from your favorite bakery or specialty food store.
Whipped cream.
Fresh or canned fruit pieces--kiwi slices, pineapple chunks, mandarin orange pieces, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, or peaches.
Optional: crushed nuts
Fill the meringue nests or top the cookies with whipped cream. Arrange a colorful selection of fruit pieces on top of the whipped cream. Sprinkle on nuts if desired. Enjoy immediately!

Note: All cooking activities should be supervised by a responsible adult.