Mexican “Tona” Animal Masks

mexican tona animal masks

Grade Level: 1, 2, 3, 4, K

According to a pre-Columbian legend, each person shares a common destiny with an animal that matches their personality and their life experiences called a “Tona”. Students identify with an animal and create a mask that will retain some human features as well. This project linka with personal identification and Mexican Folk Art cultural studies.

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