Lynbrook Kindergartners Celebrate Mexican Culture

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, students at the Lynbrook Kindergarten Center recently learned how to create their own versions of Mexican serapes or classic Mexican blankets.

Led by art teacher Katie Kelly Roth, the kindergarten classes explored traditional Mexican serapes and noticed the many colors, line designs and patterns that were used. To create their own paper version of this textile, students used gluing techniques, practiced making a variety of lines and learned scissor-cutting techniques to create their textured fringe. It was a great way for students to explore their creativity and learn more about Mexican culture.