Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 9: Cultural Traditions of the Islands (cc)

This series explores different cultures and fun things about different parts of the world - with one special twist - a concentration on islands. Each program visits one island and viewers learn about the island's culture and habitat through hands-on crafts. It's all about getting to know people of other cultures, not Click for more

7. Puerto Rico (cc)

07. Puerto Rico (cc)

Puerto Rico is located southeast of Cuba and Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea; it is a self-governing territory of the U.S. Puerto Rico is Spanish for "rich port." Compared to some of the other islands in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico has a high standard of living with a vibrant industrialized economy. Spanish and English are the island's official languages. Puerto Rican culture is committed to music and dance; it is known for folk songs, ballads and classical music, as well as Latin dancing, such as the Salsa. The four how-to crafts in this program include: Sand Castle Glitter Globe; Red and White Jar; Puerto Rican Mask; Crayon Frame. 2007/CC Closed-Captioned PI 30 min.
Also See: Caribbean 8: Puerto Rico - The Old and the New; Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico: Of Thee We Sing; Caribbean, The: Islands of Eden

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