Cynthia Weill’s Opuestos: Mexican Folk Art Opposites in English and Spanish describes Mexican folk art while teaching kids about opposites. These funny little animals from Oaxaca, Mexico make learning about what makes thing an opposites fun and engaging. Tall and short, up and down, tall and short, right and left and right... what great opportunities for discussion.
March 22, 2020
These printable activity cards in both English and Spanish invite home explorations with sets and sorting using the books and activities related to them. The books can encourage conversations about attributes while also inspiring questions about what is happening from page to page.
Children look for ways to organize and make sense of their world through play at school and home, as well as at clean-up time. Sorting items into groups by specific attributes gives children the opportunity to define sets according to a rule of what does and does not belong together.