spaghetti learning activities

Strega Nona Virtual Read Aloud and Learning Activities

These virtual learning read aloud and activities for elementary students will make learning so much fun and everyone really hungry! Today’s theme is spaghetti. Begin with our online read aloud, Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola. After you have listened to the story, you can fill your day with oodles and oodles of noodle themed learning activities.

Virtual Learning Read Aloud – Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola

Virtual Learning – Spaghetti Themed Activities

Virtual Learning - Strega Nona
  • Spaghetti Letters – boil some spaghetti noodles and have your child practice forming letters with the noodles.
  • Journal – Strega Nona’s pot made as much pasta as she wanted when she said her magic chant. What food would you want your magic pot to make? Create your own chant and draw a picture.


Strega Nona Themed Math

Watch the video to learn how to count to 10, then print these worksheets to practice writing and saying numbers in Italian.

Spaghetti Cooking Project

Kids can help cook up a delicious meal with these yummy pasta recipes!

Spaghetti Art Activity

Spaghetti Music

This classic children’s song is still a favorite!

Learn More About Italy & the History of Spaghetti

  • Watch the video about spaghetti and meatballs and list 3 things that you learned.

Additional Books and Resources

Here are some more great stories by Tomie dePaola that you can order from Amazon.

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