Activities about Peru

1. History     PBS provides lessons on several topics.  This lesson on the Incas looks especially interesting with activities using quipus.

2. Social Studies     Most people think of Brazil when they think of the Amazon Rainforest, but it begins in Peru. TeAchnology provides a wide variety of lessons for teachers to choose from to learn about the region.

3. Art     Inspired by Peru's Nazca Lines, this art activity by Fun Art for Kids explores the use of line in creating forms.

4. Art     Yeah! Once again, Princeton's Incredible @rt Department has come up with several weaving activities. They lend themselves to any age level as well as budget. If you do a Google search for Peruvian weavings, it will only enhance your lesson.

5. Literature     There are several primary books about llamas including Your Mama a Llama, Llama Llama Red Pajama, and Llama Llama Home with Mama.   For a variety of ideas that could be incorporated with any of the books, check out this link.

6. Home Ec     Of course, you can get a lot of information on Inca food from World History Encyclopedia and Eat Peru.  But, it's better to taste it.  Check out Pisco Trail, National Geographic, Authentic Food Quest, Spark Recipes, and The Scramble.