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Tagged With: traditions

Para Usted Q’enqo … For YOU!

Today was a MAGICAL day … we came together to be the best for the world. HOW, you ask? Well, today, the Battalion Park Grade Threes ALL worked toward a COMMON goal … to bring MORE books to the Q’enqo Peru Library. This project has been THREE years in the making. We’ve worked HARD with … Continue reading »

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If You CAN’T Go to the Country … Bring the Country to YOU!

This week, unable to afford the flights to visit each of our four countries, we brought special pieces from each or these countries to US! In our LAST post we shared our excitement at being able to try articles of traditional clothing on from Peru, Tunisia, India and Ukraine. This Fort Calgary kit is DEFINITELY … Continue reading »

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Traditional Clothing Around the World

What a strange power there is in clothing. ~Isaac Bashevis Singer “Why are THESE here?” I asked surprisingly when I walked into the classroom Tuesday morning! I thought it was going to be just another normal school day. When Mrs. Renton told us that we were going to be using the tri-folds for the day … Continue reading »

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Ancient Peruvian Mask Making with Connie Clay Maker (Part I of IV)

“On January 24th, the Grade Three Bloggers had a BLAST with the one, the ONLY … the magnificent … Connie the Clay Maker!  She is the only person we know that can make Ancient Peruvian masks!”  (Kaylee) The ONE … the ONLY … Connie Clay Maker! “If you have NEVER made a Peruvian mask, it … Continue reading »

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