Costa Rica | Ideas for Thinking Day*

These girls made skirts from plastic table cloths to represent the Dominican Republic. Girls representing Costa Rica can use a brightly colored table cloth to create a skirt!Families in Costa Rica are very close. Girls might be surprised to learn that siblings there use each others clothing and personal items, often without asking permission first. Meals are a time for family to be together and most include rice and beans. A variety of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as chicken and fish are part of their diet. Girls might want to try to make arroz con leche (rice with milk, cinnamon stick and usually sugar).

Fun Fact: Bullfighting is different in Costa Rica. It is against the law to stab or hurt the bull in any way.

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