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Learn About Spanish Puppets

Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, students use their research skills to learn about giant Spanish puppets.

Discover Puppets in the Spanish-Speaking World

In Episode 3, Carmen and her crew attend a wayang shadow puppet festival. Kids are tasked with gathering data about the giant puppets seen in Spanish-speaking countries.

Activity Instructions

Kids research giant puppets in Spain or another Spanish-speaking country.

(For example: Las fallas in Valencia, or the puppets in Bilbao during the Semana Grande. Kids can use learn.hmhco.com/LasFallas for reference.)

  1. Have kids form small groups and select a topic.
  2. Have kids split up the research tasks. Once the research is complete, kids collaborate to create a presentation about their topic.
  3. Kids present their findings to the class.