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By Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt

ISBN-10: 0977129462

ISBN-13: 9780977129461

The striking accomplishments of the traditional Maya in addition to the Maya at present residing in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula are highlighted during this selection of 25 inventive, academic, hands-on tasks. overlaying every little thing from the 20-base numbering procedure to the Maya's extensive exchange relationships, kids find out about appeasing the gods with a "jade" ceremonial masks, language development with a screen-fold booklet for drawings and hieroglyphs, and Maya astronomy with a sand paintings photo of the cosmos. Informative textual content and sidebars teach about the Maya's awesome achievements in technology, math, language, tune, drugs, and structure; and their day-by-day actions and administration of normal resources.

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Use masking tape Use the masking tape to black paint to fill in features, 2 toilet paper rolls cut in half attach the four pieces of such as ears, eyes, tail, and or 1 paper towel roll cut into cardboard rolls to the larger nose. Spray your dog with at four pieces (for legs) balloon. These will be the least one coat of varnish to 6 cups water dog’s legs. Spread out some make it harder and to keep newspaper over your work the paint from chipping. 3 cups flour surface. Poke holes through the microwave-safe mixing bowl SuPPLiES 5 2 3 Heat the water in the microwave.

8 If you want to make it look like clouds are passing over the tree, pull the cotton balls apart until they are light and wispy. Drape them over the branches of the tree. Chapter Three: Priests & Healers Jaguar legs Jaguar body tree red jaguar yellow jaguar E S nw white jaguar black jaguar Overhead view of compass. Jaguars go in each corner and the tree is in the middle. showing location of slits in the two tree pieces 5 CHAPTER 4 MERCHAnTS ike kings and priests, trade merchants also played a critical role in society.

Ancient Maya codices, as well as painted or carved stelae and glyphs show images of Maya women using backstrap looms. Two thousand years later, the Maya still view 37 Amazing Maya Inventions A spindle whorl. the backstrap loom as a sacred symbol and they still use it to weave cloth. To make thread from their cotton crops, Maya weavers used a tool called a spindle whorl. As they twirled a foot-long stick, weighted and balanced by a disk near its bottom, they fed cotton fibers to the stick with their other hand.

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