Italy Discovery Journal
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Gelato is delicious Italian ice cream. There are hundreds of wonderful flavors for you to try.
Make a list of all the flavors you try on this page. Mark everybody’s favorites.
Learn how to say your favorite flavor and order it yourself.
Gelato costs less when you go inside the café or bar to order it to take away.
Ask for your ice cream with yummy whipped cream:
“Con panna, per favore” cone pah nah pear fah vore eh.
Buy a deck of Italian cards and make up a game or learn how to play. See the rules below for Camicia, a war-type game. And on the following pages, you’ll find the popular and fun game Scopa.
You will find cards at a Tobacco shop. Look for a sign with a big T.
The shops were originally set up to sell taxable, luxury items: tobacco, salt, gambling supplies. What else do they sell that may have once been specially taxed?
Traffic Sign Match Game