Show your students the world! Open their eyes to cultural diversity across the globe and at home. Download activities, pictures to color, and Mayan stories from InHerit’s

Resources for Teachers

  • Introduce children to a disappearing indigenous language. Download free exercises and glossaries in Yucatec Mayan, Q’eqchi’ Mayan, and Itza Mayan here.
  • Add a lesson on ancient and modern indigenous heritage to your 3rd to 6th grade curriculum. Download stories here to develop lesson plans that require little to no extra materials or resources!
  • Young children can practice their Spanish skills and learn about indigenous heritage while completing fun activities or coloring. Download sample pages from Soy Maya! I am Maya! – a tri-lingual coloring book – or En el Camino de los Antepasados – a bilingual activity book in Spanish and Yucatec Mayan. Buy the complete book for a fully tax-deductible donation to InHerit.
  • Organize a trip to a local heritage site or museum. In the United States, find a list of local heritage areas at http://www.nps.gov/history/heritageareas/.
  • Invite a guest from a nearby indigenous community to your classroom to talk about their heritage.
  • Activities

    Indigenous Language
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    The Ancient Maya

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    Cultural Heritage

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    Coloring Books

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    Stories

    La Destrucción de Los Hombres de Madera
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    Kab’e Kan o Cabrican: Un Nombre para Temblar

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    Los Caminos de Maiz

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