Jumping Alebrijes Puppets
Aug 27, 2020
Looking for an easy, indoor summer craft for kids that works on their young art and engineering skills? This FREE pdf and instructions require only basic supplies found in most homes.
Alebrijes (Spanish pronunciation: [aleˈβɾixes]) are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastic, mythological creatures. The first alebrijes, along with the invention of the term, originated in Mexico City in the 1930s by artisan Pedro Linares. Alebrijes are often made of paper craft, wood or clay. Your Alebrijes can be as fantastical as you want— there are no rules!