Virtual Programs & Resources
Mission San Luis is pleased to offer the following FREE ONLINE EXPERIENCES to educators and the public:
Craft Activity Instructions
• Beaded Indian Corn Craft
• Cup-&-Ball Toy Craft
Virtual Foodways Scavenger Hunt
• Time travel back to the 17th century and hunt for ways that food influenced life at Mission San Luis!
SCAVENGER HUNT PDF
Video Tours of Mission San Luis
• Pre-recorded videos of each of the major areas of the historic site
featuring our living history interpreters in period costume!
-- The Apalachee and the Council House
-- Spanish Families and the Spanish House
-- The Friars and the Church
-- The Friary and the Cocina
-- Soldiers and the Fort
-- The Blacksmith
• ASK-A-VILLAGER Program for Teachers
Get your students' questions answered in a custom video!
• Visit our workshops page for more information on learning to make rope/cord and pine-needle baskets!
Virtual Homeschool Days
• Time-travel videos with our "villagers"
• Digital worksheets
• Activities & crafts
-- 17th-Century Science LESSON | VIDEO
-- Music at Mission San Luis LESSON | VIDEO
-- Spiritual Traditions at Mission San Luis LESSON | VIDEO
-- Neighboring Native Tribes LESSON | VIDEO
Virtual Archaeological Site Tours
• Archaeological Site Tour videos with our Senior Archaeologist, Jerry Lee
• Posted on Wednesdays per below
-- History and Town Plan of Mission San Luis VIDEO
-- Archaeology of the Council House VIDEO
-- Archaeology of the Spanish Village VIDEO
-- Archaeology of the Franciscan Church VIDEO
-- Archaeology of the Friary VIDEO
-- Archaeology of the Kitchen VIDEO
-- Archaeology of the Military Complex VIDEO
-- Videos were posted on Facebook & YouTube Saturday, November 7, 2020 (10 am - 4:30 pm)
Special videos with animal themes:
• Virtual history, games, and a craft for the kids
• Videos from local/regional animal organizations
Virtual Pet Blessings by a Catholic deacon:
• Group Blessing of Animals video with reading of names and posting of photos
• This year we also remembered our dearly departed pets!
Twelve weeks of 2020 videos and quest lessons with history and activities are still available here!
Here are other digital learning resources:
• Mission San Luis Virtual Tour ~ 360-degree views, videos, points of interest
• Explore our website and learn about our History, Archaeology, Collections, and more!
• Mission San Luis Facebook Page
• Mission San Luis YouTube Page
• Books and Websites ~ Colonial Florida & Related Topics
• Digital Learning ~ Resources from other Florida Department of State sites