South America

sample of Activities

  • Listened to traditional South American flute music
  • Learned about the animals of the rainforest (Brazil)
  • Practiced counting 1-10 in Spanish and Portuguese, the two main languages of South America
  • Danced to the beat of Cumbia, Merangue, and Salsa
  • Moved our bodies into jungle yoga poses
  • Learned about llamas, and read Is Your Mama a Llama? and Llamas in Pajamas
  • Observed the layers of the rainforest with the animals that make their homes there
  • Made Ecuadorian wall hangings with beads and burlap
  • Sang the geography songs for South American countries
  • Sculpted scarlet macaws from clay and colored feathers

Cafe Day Menu

Tastes of South America

  • Feijao e arroz (Brazilian beans and rice)
  • Pastel de choclo (Chilean corn and meat casserole)
  • Empanadas
  • Flan