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Explore Art from the Spanish-Speaking World

Spanish Language Learners – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego™ Episode 5, kids research famous painters and present what they find.

Share What You Learn

Kids learn about artists from the Spanish-speaking world using Spanish resources and then put together a presentation or poster to share with their peers.

Watch Episode 5 in Spanish!

Activity Instructions

Have kids research well-known painters from the Spanish-speaking world and then create a presentation about the artist and his or her work. Possible subjects: El Greco, Francisco Goya, Diego Velázquez, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, Fernando Botero, Eduardo Kingman, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, María Izquierdo, Francisco Oller, Myrna Báez, etc.

  1. Have kids research three painters using Spanish-language sources and then choose one as a subject for their presentation.
  2. Kids take notes and find images to include in their presentations.
  3. Have kids create a poster or a digital presentation to share with the class.