Are you a student or an educator? Bring the histories, objects, and ideas that inform ¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues / En los barrios y las grandes ligas into your classroom today with these educational resources.

Learning Labs

Pleibol in the Classroom: Baseball as an Educational Resource

This bilingual Learning Lab collection for K-12 students features stories and objects from ¡Pleibol! accompanied by thinking routines and engagement activities designed by education professionals.


Pleibol Activity: Close Looking to Explore One Family’s Story of Latino Baseball

This classroom activity helps students to look closely and think critically by using three thinking routines to explore the cultural relevance of one family's baseball-related objects.



Activity Books

Introduce young learners to the histories that inform ¡Pleibol! with these activity books filled with printable coloring, crafting, and group activities.

Social Studies Online

Meet the team behind ¡Pleibol! and learn how the exhibition's objects connect with key social studies topics in this session of Smithsonian Education's series, Social Studies Online.

Social Studies Online: ¡Pleibol! Video


Social Studies Online: ¡Pleibol! Learning Lab



3D Models

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian's Digitization Program Office, these interactive 3D models of objects from the museum's collections and ¡Pleibol! feature bilingual virtual tours, augmented reality functionality for smartphones, and other exciting capabilities.


A group of 3D models representing various objects connected to baseball

Companion Book

The exhibition's companion book pairs objects from the museum’s collections with voices from the community of players, scholars, and enthusiasts who have contributed to sharing this quintessential American story. The book's stories take readers on a journey into the heart and history of Latina/o baseball.