Latino Cultural Arts

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Description

Latino Cultural Arts is a national 4-H project. It features curriculum that will guide you through the project. For a copy contact your County 4-H Office or order online at National 4-H Service Supply. For additional curriculum possibilities, explore the National Directory of 4-H Materials and do a key word search for Latino Cultural Arts.

Latino Cultural Arts
What you can do in this project: understand the Latino culture by exploring traditional art; make Latino instruments, jewelry, weavings, murals, etc.; celebrate Latino holidays, sample foods and tell stories.
Grades: 3-8.
Resource: 08180, ¡QuéRico! La Cultura Bilingual Helper’s Guide


Events

Want to learn more about Latino Cultural Arts? Try the links below.

Arts & Crafts Project Training
Many counties hold training for members and leaders in their favorite project areas, including Latino Cultural Arts. Watch your county 4-H Family newsletter or contact your county Extension office for details.

 


County Fair

The county fair . . . what a great time it is! Every summer, families flock to county fairs to see the latest 4-H project exhibits. Exhibiting is a fun and educational way for youth to showcase their project work to judges and to the public. Judging materials are supported by Bill Shaw in memory of his wife, Shirley.


Related Links

There’s so much more to learn in the 4-H Latino Cultural Arts Project. Just follow these links!

Art Junction
A collaborative art space for teachers and students.

Extension en Español
A national clearinghouse for Spanish-language educational resources operated by and for Extension professionals.

FiberArts Online
Activities and resources for fiber arts from basketry to weaving.

Imagination Factory
An award winning art and environmental education site for kids, parents and teachers. Visitors learn how to make art using common, household trash as a source of free materials. Activities include drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, papier-mâché, marbling and crafts, and a special section on holiday art and crafts.

National Craft Association
An information and resource center for artists and crafters from beginner to professional.

University of Illinois-Extension
This web site contains University of Illinois resources that are available in Spanish.

 


Project Support

For more information on the 4-H Latino Cultural Arts Project, contact the following:

UW-Extension County 4-H Offices
This is your link to a list of Wisconsin County Extension Offices. Select the county of your choice.

UW-Extension State Specialist: Christina Rencontre