Multicultural Crafts to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage This Month-MainPhoto

From the San Blas Islands of Panama comes the inspiration for this beautiful project. The Kuna are the indigenous people of Panama and Colombia. They are perhaps best known for their vibrant and colorful molas, which are intricately sewn textiles using appliqué and reverse-appliqué techniques. Children can create a simpler, paper mola from construction paper or colorful cardstock. You can find directions here and here.