Mexico 2008

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Bringing a little bit of Mexico to our classroom!

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Off to Mexico

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Our Market

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Pretend pesos

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Riding a horse to the butterfly sanctuary

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Spanish word game

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Sipping nectar like a butterfly

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Using a Molcajete Tejolote (Mortar and Pestle)

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Looks good!

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Watching the MTN trip video

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A corn husk doll from Mexico

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Children decided to create their own corn husk dolls from husks that had been donated by a parent

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Beautiful!

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Butterfly net fisherman in the water table.How many fish can you catch?

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Children experimenting with a hand made wooden noise maker

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The beautiful picture I received from Miss Marianna hangs in our homekeeping center.

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A craftsperson creates table cloths on a loom

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A bright table cloth from Mexico is now in our homekeeping center

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We recreate a butterfly sanctuary in dramatic play

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creating clay pottery

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Books about Mexico and Monarchs in the Cozy Corner.Our frienship quilt hangs there.

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Creating butterflies and messages at the writing table.

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We create pottery necklaces with beads from Mexico

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We give friendship necklaces to the older class.

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The children loved them!

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Animal memory match game from Mexico.

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Our bake sale for Altenare

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Mexican Loteria game

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Mural painters

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Making Mexican hot chocolate

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Click to download our delicious

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

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Using Molinillos

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Gracias !

  

Please sign the guestbook before you leave.
 
Much love,
Miss Hope
Senora Esperanza

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You are listening to Senor Don Gato ( Sung by the children of Mexico.)

Visit our Monarch Project Page for lots of links,games and activities and book suggestions.

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Squeaky brings a T-shirt and friendship bracelet back to Yummy.

Squeaky has a lot of traveling to do to catch up with his big brother Yummy. Yummy has been to Canada, New York and Mexico. Click here to read about Yummy's adventure in Mexico last year.
 
Have a question for Squeaky and Yummy?