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By Ana-Elba Pavon

ISBN-10: 0838908330

ISBN-13: 9780838908334

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Latin American celebrations--rich in cultural importance and Latin history--present possibilities during the calendar 12 months to arrive out to all populations with enticing courses and actions. The easy-to-organize initiatives during this ebook are prepared round very important Latino vacation trips and are encouraged via artesenfas (Latino people paintings) traditions which were handed down from new release to new release. And, simply because every one venture is tied to literature, young children get the studying computer virus early! With greater than seventy five exact illustrations and step by step directions for making mask, cornhusk dolls, beads, paper vegetation, pinatas, and Incan headdresses, the inventive actions during this booklet do not require dear or unique fabrics. additionally incorporated are effortless recipes for such delectables as tamales and gorditas. each 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 software through incorporating songs, poems, and books.

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4. Wrap the thread around the other two opposite quadrants three times. Supplies round toothpicks embroidery thread (Christmas or other bright colors) Instructions 1. Make a cross with two toothpicks. 2. Place the end of the thread near the center of the toothpick cross. 5. Place the thread under one toothpick. 6. Wrap the thread around that toothpick. 7. The thread should now be under the same toothpick. Take the thread and place it under the next toothpick. 8. Make sure that the thread that was wrapped around the previous toothpick is pushed to the cross’s center so that it is as close as possible to the thread already on the toothpick.

Make sure the narrow pointed end points away from you. 9. Take one corn husk and flatten it so that it forms a triangle, but make sure the narrow pointed end points toward you. Place it on top of the corn husk from step 8. 14. Take another small strip of corn husk and tie the body securely below the arms, creating a waist. 15. Trim arms to desired length. To make boy dolls: Split the body in the middle for pants and tie each leg near the bottom with small strips of corn husk. Arms tied securely (front) Hair variation: To make a doll with hair, repeat step 4 (putting three corn husks together in same direction).

Let dry. This may take a couple of hours or as little as half an hour in direct sunlight. FAMILY PROGRAM Incan Headband The Incan headband is a colorful craft that can be worn or used for decoration. Supplies 6. When dry, use a glue gun to attach feathers or small versions of paper flowers (see Method 1 below; see also chapter 7, “Everyday Crafts,” for “Family Program: Paper Flowers”). Once dry, cover the bottom end of the feathers with papier-mâché. Decorate with tissue paper or origami paper cutouts if desired (see Method 2 below).

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