GRADE LEVEL: 3rd - 8th* (This program can be adapted for middle and high school.)
PUPPET: 3D Paper Eagle Mask
PROGRAM LENGTH: 60 minutes
Students learn about the history and culture of Mexico and its people through the art of the mask. Learning activities center around the story of the flag of Mexico & ancient Aztec culture, ancient pictographs of indigenous animals of the New World, and the Spanish influence after the landing of Cortez. Students are also briefly introduced to a modern holiday that ties the two cultures together–Dia de los Muertos.