10. Tortillas are eaten throughout Mexico. Explore other recipes or foods eaten in Mexico.
Prepare or taste a traditional Mexican food. Refer to recipes in the back of the book There is also recipes in the festival section. 11.
Research one of the following crafts: Pottery, weaving, paper mache, jewelry making, paper flowers, or mexican yarn painting. Have an instructor teach you one of these skills or create an item yourself. Refer to the craft section in the back of the book 12.
Traditional garments in Mexico are serapes, sombreros or ponchos. Study about other items. Make a garment for fun or try on garments.
Refer to craft section on how to make a serape. 13. Create a journal or scrapbook about Mexico.
If you visited Mexico, include pictures of your visit. Share your findings with others. See sample journal in the back for children to complete.
Most of the items in the journal cover item #1 and other requirements of the patch program. Have the children draw pictures about Mexico on the blank pages Such as: Historic site, native americans, animals or seashells.
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