Amuseum@Home: Day 19

Discover amazing things about St. Martin from home! Have fun and learn about the island, while you’re protecting your community and yourself by staying home. Get fascinating and free stuff from Les Fruits de Mer–every day!

BOOK OF THE DAY

Agricultural Roots on St. Martin
The Caribbean has rich agricultural traditions that carry on to this day. Where did these traditions come from? Why are some crops so common all over the region? Learn about the roots of Caribbean agriculture, one of the richest traditions on St. Martin.

Download for free: http://www.lesfruitsdemer.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/AmuseumCompanion-AgriculturalRoots.pdf


ACTIVITY OF THE DAY

Agricultural Roots Coloring Pages

Color some of the plants that people in the Caribbean grow and eat! These foods include native plants that were here before the first people, plants brought by Amerindian people and plants brought to the Caribbean from Africa. Need coloring inspiration, see the images of these plants in the Agricultural Roots book.

Free download: http://www.lesfruitsdemer.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Agriculture-Roots-Coloring-Pages.pdf

The agricultural roots book: http://www.lesfruitsdemer.com/resources/books/#AgriRoots


ACTIVITY OF THE DAY

St. Martin Traditional Agriculture Crossword Puzzle

Test your knowledge of local agricultural traditions with this crossword puzzle! Print it out or play online! Need hints? Check the book: http://www.lesfruitsdemer.com/resources/books/#AgriRoots

Free download: http://www.lesfruitsdemer.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Traditional-Agriculture-Crossword.pdf

Play online: https://crosswordlabs.com/view/st-martin-traditional-agriculture-crossword


VIDEO OF THE DAY

Jumbie Trees and Spirit Birds

Check out some fascinating folktales and folklore about Caribbean plants and wildlife! Find out how celebrating cultural heritage can help protect natural heritage. And, see some ways that’s being done right here on St. Martin. This special presentation was given by Jenn Yerkes at the 2019 BirdsCaribbean Conference in Guadeloupe. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AVQsd0DmXI

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