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About: Sara

Sara Ponce is the designer and founder of MamaYala™ World Cultures Project. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she learned to love her culture and admire the culture of others. Her passion for education, design and the people of the world merged to inspire the writing, illustrating and designing of a children’s picture book about Puerto Rico for her MFA thesis. She holds a Master of Science for Teachers in Art Education and Master of Fine Arts in Computer Graphics Design. Most of her career was dedicated to the educational field teaching art and computer graphics design in grades K-12 in Rochester, NY. In the past few years she worked as a freelance graphic designer and was an online instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She has traveled throughout Canada, France, Greece, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Turkey, and lived in Germany for a year. She has also traveled around the United States visiting most of the states in the East Coast and several in the Southwest. Her passion for education, design and world cultures define the foundation for the MamaYala™ World Cultures Project.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Dulzaina {Printable}

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  Yesterday we shared with you the zambomba. Today’s instrument of the day is the dulzaina! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll even beRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Zambomba {Printable}

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Yesterday we shared with you the rondador. Today’s instrument of the day is the zambomba! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll even beRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Rondador {Printable}

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Yesterday we shared with you the castañuelas. Today’s instrument of the day is the rondador! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll even beRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Castañuelas {Printable}

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Yesterday we shared with you the güiro. Todays instrument of the day is the castañuelas! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll even beRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Güiro {Printable}

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Yesterday we shared with you the wajrapuco. Today’s instrument of the day is the güiro! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll evenRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day {Printable}

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Hispanic Heritage month is here! There are many ways for us to celebrate with our niños and take this chance to teach them something new about our culture everyday. In honor of that we want to introduce to you MamaYala. MamaYala™ World Cultures represents the Latin American and Spanish Cultures. Their beautiful and colorful educational card sets include illustrations of artifacts, foods, flora, fauna, and musical instruments. This card series also includes an information guide for parents. It is their goalRead More ...

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