Maria and Georg von Trapp had a very large family and made many friends wherever they went. Create a word search puzzle using names of the von Trapp children and other people mentioned in the book.
Sound of Music
Maria Augusta Trapp's memoir is the inspiration and basis for the well-known musical, The Sound of Music. Watch the movie, and then write one to two pages comparing and contrasting parts of the movie with the book.
Learning about Austria
The von Trapp family came to the United States from Austria. Create either a collage or a PowerPoint presentation depicting Austria, including its people, customs, culture, and places.
The von Trapps enjoyed hiking in the Austrian Alps. Research this region, then write two or three paragraphs describing the Alps as if you were a tourist agent trying to attract visitors to the area.
European Folk Art
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