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Explore Hispanic Culture

Hearth and Home

Study the arrival of the Spaniards in New Mexico.  Learn about the lifestyle of the early colonists: what their homes, food and clothing were like and how they used their environment to survive. Choose an activity that reflects their domestic traditions:

Activity Options:

Ramillettes:  Cut "little paper bouquets" out of scrap paper.  (This easy activity is good for all ages.)

Tinwork (Add $10.00 per group for materials): Make a small frame from light gauge aluminum.   (Difficult for young hands.)


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