Do you ever wonder how Christmas is celebrated around the world? My son LOVES to learn about different countries (a bit obsessed!). Have you heard about The Legend of the Poinsettia, a Mexican folklore popular around Christmastime? Today we are sharing a related book as well as a poinsettia ornament craft inspired by it. It also . . . . .
Have you heard of calaveras de azúcar? The English translation is sugar skulls. They are a popular tradition for the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos). Family members offer them as a way to honor those that have passed away. We made a foam sugar skulls craft using common craft supplies we already had . . . . .
Let’s travel to Africa and learn about the Ghana! My 1st grader made a fun kente cloth craft with the rest of the kids in his art class. It can easily be adapted for preschoolers as well as slightly older elementary aged kids. It’s a beautiful hand woven cloth that features geometric shapes, bold designs, and . . . . .
(red & green should be switched) We made this Mexican Flag Craft as a Cinco de Mayo project. My son has his class tomorrow, so we did our projects earlier this week. We also made this mini sombrero craft. To make the Mexican Flag craft, I printed a coloring page from The Activity Village Website. . . . . .
Today we made this Sombrero Craft which was inspired by a similar one I saw on the Kaboose website. How to make the Sombrero Craft I taped a paper cup to a paper plate and then let my son paint it tan. My paper cup had a design on it, so I covered it with white . . . . .