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Spring Term

Hola Mexico

 

For the first half term we will be travelling to Mexico to learn all about their history and culture.

 

We will start with partying like the Mexican's; drinking Limeade, Sangrita and learning to Salsa dance.

 

Did you know Mexico has the smallest Volcano? Actually it’s not even a volcano, it’s a geyser. It is 13m high and has a staircase inside.

The Maya worshipped nature gods, especially the gods of Sun, Rain and Corn.

The Maya children were named depending on what day they were born, Every day of the year had a special name for both boys and girls.

There are more than 50 species of hummingbird found in Mexico.

The Mexican flag consists of three colours: green, white and red. They represent Hope & victory, purity and blood.

Mexico City is actually built on a lake and is sinking 20cm each year.

Hot chocolate was know as ‘the drink of the gods’ to the Maya people.

Mexico is home to a very rare Volcano Rabbit, guess where it lives!

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