We proudly present Cucú: an ancient Mayan folktale

All of us, big and little alike, acted out the a Mayan folktale called Cucú. We had fun making our own original costumes and learning about subsistence farming and Las tres hermanas: el maíz, el frijol y la calabaza. Here is a snippet of our dress rehearsal. Synopsis: "This story parables “You can’t judge a book by it’s cover.” In this exciting Mayan tale, Cuckoo is a colorful bird who sings her sweet song all day and appears to be lazy. Finally the other industrious animals, who have prepared for the annual harvest the next day, tire of hearing her and fall into an exhausted sleep. Only Cuckoo is awake when a fire breaks out. She works tirelessly to save the seeds, though her voice is ho

Harold y el Lapiz Color Morado

Wow! We recreated Harold and the Purple Crayon. The kids were able to use add their imagination to a basic Spanish grammar structure to make this class book!

La madre naturaleza

Los niños are having fun learning about Mother Nature. They have planted seeds–– el frijol, el maíz, el girasol y el tomate, and are recording their observations in their journals! They eagerly await the seedlings and enjoyed reading Las sorpresas en el huerto!

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