Morpho Literacy

Bilingual Literacy-Based Programming with Amy Olson

Day of the Dead Skull / Calavera para El Día de los Muertos December 28, 2010

Filed under: Bilingual Programming for Children,Bilingual Programming for Teens — Morpho Literacy @ 9:39 am

Just in time for Day of the Dead and Halloween – make your own skulls and other scary creations out of insulation.  Similar to the technique used to make Alebrijes, skulls, cats, ghosts, and other ghouly creatures may be made out of Formular Insulation and then painted with acrylic paints.  Appropriate for all ages.

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Bilingual Scary Tales / Cuentos espantosos December 27, 2010

Filed under: Bilingual Programming for Teens — Morpho Literacy @ 9:03 am

Everyone likes to be scared.

Much like the ‘boogyman’, La Llorona, La Catrina, El Cucuy/ El Cuco, and La Chupacabra are tales told to keep kids in line and obedient.  Great for middle school/teen programming

 

Sugar Skulls / Calaveras de azúcar December 26, 2010

Filed under: Bilingual Programming for Children,Bilingual Programming for Teens — Morpho Literacy @ 9:04 am

Sugar skulls that can be decorated with frosting – great for larger programs during the Halloween/Day of the Dead season.  Appropriate for all ages.

 

Tin Ornaments / Ornamentos de estaño December 25, 2010

Filed under: Bilingual Programming for Teens — Morpho Literacy @ 9:00 am

Make decorative ornaments, frames, or other designs out of tin and paint.  Appropriate for middle and high school students.