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Center for Cultural Resources - Latin America: Caribbean

Kit Information

Countries included in this kit are: Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Virgin Islands, Barbados, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenadines, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Vincent, Saint Lucia, Bequia

This kit consists of 1 container of artifacts, 1 container of resources based on the universal 12 themes and a book bag.


Castro Type Hat Cuba

Painted wooden toy car Cuba

Jamaican Flag

Jamaican Serving Dishes

Rosary and Necklace

Maraca Puerto Rico


Medicine Bottle

Rum Bottle

Small Jamaican Bag

Doll Dress

Useful Links


Usain Bolt Legend

This book details The life of Usain Bolt, the sprinter from Jamaica.

Pride of Puerto Rico

This book details the Life of baseball player Roberto Clemente who hails from Puerto Rico

Caribbean Isles

This book features colorful pictures and detailed descriptions of life on the various Caribbean Isles.

The Jolly Mon

This original tale by Jimmy Buffett and his daughter follows a magic guitar and the lucky man who finds it.

Fairy Tales of Puerto Rico

This book is a collection of various fairy tales that originated in Puerto Rico.

Editors Biography

This Libguide was created by Adam Capes and Nickolas Nixon. Both Adam and Nick are seniors at Indiana University Southeast majoring in Secondary Education with a focus in Social Studies.

Kits and Bookbag Contents

Kit one includes books, articles, magazines, pictures and letters from the Caribbean Islands to help students better learn the twelve themes of unity.

Kit two includes artifacts from the various Caribbean Islands. Some of the artifacts included in this kit are pictured in the artifact gallery on this libguide. By using artifacts in your classroom students will gain a better appreciation and understanding over the material. Information on how to use these artifacts can be found in the teachers notebook included in kit one.

Bookbag includes various books from the Caribbean islands.

Flags of the Caribbean

Antigua & Barbuda





Dominican Republic






Puerto Rico

St.Kitts & Nevis

St. Lucia

St. Vincent & Grenadines

Trinidad & Tobago

Virgin Islands

Map of the Caribbean

Resources and Useful Links

Lesson Plans