Our Educational Checkout Kits are available to borrow on a bi-weekly basis. You are responsible for the pick-up and return of all contents. $15 per group for two weeks.
Recommended Ages: Grades 3 - 8
Recommended Ages: K-12th grade
Now Available! China loan kit and K-12 curriculum!
This interdisciplinary kit contains authentic and replicated treasures to explore fascinating Chinese history and culture both past and present. The associated K-12 curriculum contains lessons to use the objects as well as instructions for making projects. Perfect for a unit on Ancient Civilizations.
Recommended Ages: Pre-K – 5th grade
Discover how people of the Southwest produce a variety of textiles. Kit includes teacher’s guide, story book, puppet, weaving supplies, and enough looms for 30 students.
Recommended Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
Explore the history and culture of New Mexico using this kit. Includes teacher’s guide and student book with interdisciplinary activities and lessons in Social Studies, Art, Math, Science and Language Arts.
Recommended Ages: 3rd – 5th grade
Recommended Ages: all ages
Study Hispanic devotional art from an ethnographic perspective. Learn about the origins of this artistic tradition and consider the cultural significance of the Catholic saints.
Painting Retablos: Use this drawing exercise to practice "observing." Each individual will complete a small cardboard "retablo." (Recommended for 2nd grade and up.)
Tinwork (Add $10.00 per group for materials): Make a small frame from light gauge aluminum. (Difficult for young hands.)
Recommended Ages: K – 8th grade
Explore the world of ancient and contemporary Maya people through hands-on activities, stories, art projects and more. This kit contains a teacher’s guide and curriculum, resources, and activities covering history, culture, science, art and math.