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Miss Salinas

🎉Hispanic Heritage Month with Papel Picado🎉

Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 1st Grade
Subjects: Art, Social Studies, Character Building

Student Instructions

Papel picado is a traditional art made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. Its history can be traced back to Aztec people who used tree bark to create and decorate paper (amatl). In this lesson, you will get a chance to decorate your own papel picado. 1. Choose the color papel you would like to use. 🤔 2. Decide which icons you want to use on your papel. Drag move or draw drawing to decorate your papel. Use your creativity! 🎨 3. Use the mic to describe your design. Share what it means to you. 4. Remember to click check to publish to your journal!