Product: Secrets of Ancient Cultures: The Maya--Activities and Crafts
from a Mysterious Land
Category: Cinco de Mayo Crafts - Mexico Crafts
Age: toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary
Secrets of Ancient Cultures: The Maya--Activities and Crafts from a Mysterious Land by
Arlette N. Braman, Michele Nidenoff
Discover the ancient Maya culture with these fun games and activities!
Make a Maya pyramid. Mix up a Chili Chocolate Drink. Create a macaw headdress.
While reading The Maya, you’ll have a great time exploring the
cultural traditions of this innovative people as you learn to write
in the Mayan language, make a mosaic jade mask in the likeness of one
of their rulers, and test your skills as you play Maya games.
This book is filled with activities and projects that will show you
how the Maya people lived and played, as well as how they managed to
create a civilization that lasted almost 4,000 years! You’ll learn
about the bravery of Maya warriors as you construct a war shield. You’ll
discover how to read ancient Maya hieroglyphs and even create your own
glyph rubbing, just like the scribes used to do! You’ll get to
solve math problems using Maya numbers–and then come up with your
own problems to try on your friends! Plus, you’ll find lots of
amazing Maya facts on topics ranging from history and government to foods
and arts to science and architecture. So be prepared for lots of fun
as you discover the ancient secrets of The Maya.