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By Ana-Elba Pavon

Latin American celebrations--rich in cultural value and Latin history--present possibilities during the calendar 12 months to arrive out to all populations with attractive courses and actions. The easy-to-organize initiatives during this ebook are prepared round vital Latino vacation trips and are encouraged via artesenfas (Latino people artwork) traditions which were handed down from new release to new release. And, simply because each one venture is tied to literature, youngsters get the studying trojan horse early! With greater than seventy five special illustrations and step by step directions for making mask, cornhusk dolls, beads, paper plants, pinatas, and Incan headdresses, the inventive actions during this publication do not require pricey or unique fabrics. additionally incorporated are effortless recipes for such delectables as tamales and gorditas. every one bankruptcy contains an job for preschoolers, after-schoolers (over 6 years old), and households (all ages). similar assets assist you to show each one craft undertaking right into a finished application by means of incorporating songs, poems, and books.

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Celebrate! In Central America. Winter, Jeanette. Josefina. AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM Corn Husk Dolls Corn was important to Mexico even in ancient times. Kernels of corn more than 9,000 years old have been found. Indians thought corn was sacred, and they had special ceremonies for corn gods. Corn is enjoyed as a vegetable and is also an important ingredient in Mexican cooking. It is used to make tortillas, which are eaten alone or used in many Mexican dishes, such as tacos, enchiladas, and quesadillas.

Alarcón, Francisco X. ” In Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems/Jitomates Risueños y Otros Poemas de Primavera. Orozco, José-Luis. ” On Fiestas/Holidays: Canciones para Todo el Año. Arcoiris Records. JL-18 CD Vol. 6. Compact disc. Alarcón, Francisco X. ” In From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems/Del Ombligo de la Luna y Otros Poemas de Verano. Orozco, José-Luis. ” On Fiestas/Holidays: Canciones para Todo el Año. Arcoiris Records. JL-18 CD Vol. 6. Compact disc. Gonzalez, Maya Christina.

Prietita and the Ghost Woman/Prietita y La Llorona. Czernecki, Stefan, and Timothy Rhodes. The Hummingbird’s Gift. Recommended Books Ancona, George. A. ) Chumba la Cachumba. Illus. Carlos Cotte. Hayes, Joe. La Llorona/The Weeping Woman. Hayes, Joe. La Llorona/The Weeping Woman. Krull, Kathleen. Maria Molina and the Day of the Dead. ACTIVITIES Song FAMILY PROGRAM Skeleton Puppet In Mexican culture, death is not something to be feared and accepted as part of the life cycle; it is traditional to mock death with skeletons during the Day of the Dead.

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