Okapi are so cool!
For our second last week of our big trip we headed to the Democratic Republic of Congo, or DR Congo for short. Another country I knew absolutely nothing about, but our first time in Africa.
On reading a little bit about DR Congo, I learnt it was very rich in gemstones, diamonds and gold. I thought it would be fun to make “diamonds” with the girls, they turned out great. The best part was we grew this diamond in only about 5 hours, so was fun to keep checking on it throughout the day.
Head here for the video (it’s so sparkly) and to get the instructions to make it.
We also learned that DR Congo was the only place that the Okapi is found…. it’s a type of animal if you didn’t know. A little similar to a giraffe but with stripes like a zebra.
First we watched these…
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