Italian games for children to play outside (Part 2)

Italian games for children to play outside

For children playing outside is the perfect way to make new friends. There are many games your children can play outside with other children in Italy – have a look also at Playing outside – Italian games for children (Part 1). Let’s see some of them.   IL LUPO MANGIA-FRUTTA Il lupo mangia-frutta, literally the wolf who eats fruit, is one of the many games your children can play outside with 5 or more friends. Before starting the game, children decide who’s gonna play the wolf, and a safe area – una casa. Once they’ve decided, the wolf stands in…

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Four of the most ancient ruins in Italy

Four of the most ancient ruins in Italy

In Italy there are many interesting historical ruins to see, the Colosseum is only one of the most famous ones. So, today I’d like to talk about four of the most ancient ruins in Italy you probably didn’t know they existed and that you can visit. 1. SELINUNTE The first of the most ancient ruins in Italy are those of Selinunte. Selinunte was an ancient Greek city in Sicily dating back between 628 and 654 BCE. Its ruins can now be seen in Castelvetrano. The archeological site includes many temples and fortifications, a sanctuary and the necropoleis. Only few ruins…

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Playing outside – Italian games for children (Part 1)

Italian games

If you move to Italy and have children, sooner or later you’ll see them playing with some Italian children. Playing outside is very important for children. It promotes physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being. Indeed, playing outside allows children to exercise, reducing the risk of obesity. It also allows children to socialize with other children, so they can learn to share, cooperate and solve conflicts. Moreover, playing outside, promotes creativity since children always find a way to create new games. Finally, playing outside is also a way to take risks and enjoy the nature. I know what you’re thinking: Taking…

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Three Italian mountaintop villages

Italian mountaintop villages

Tourists are usually attracted by big famous Italian cities such as Pisa, Rome, Milan, Venice, and so on. However, if you are staying in Italy for a while, I suggest you to visit also little towns and villages. Indeed, in Italy there are many villages, unknown to tourists, with personality and breathtaking views. In today’s article you’ll discover three Italian mountaintop villages that are definitely worth a visit. 1. BAGNOLI DEL TRIGNO Bagnoli del Trigno is an Italian village in Molise with 700 inhabitants. It’s one of the most fascinating Italian mountaintop villages around Italy. You can go there just…

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One of the craziest Roman emperors – Caligula

One the craziest Roman emperors - Caligula

The Roman Empire was one of the biggest empires ever existed. But how were Roman Emperors? Were they good, or were they bad? In this article you’re going to discover one of the craziest Roman emperors ever existed, Caligula. CALIGULA Caligula was surely one of the craziest Roman Emperors. Let’s see his history. Caligula was born in Antium in 12 AD from Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder. Caligula was the third of six children – three males and three females – and was related to Giulius Cesar. Caligula’s father died when he was 7 years old, probably murdered by an…

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