A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (handmade object)
a. craft
Los artesanos locales también venden sus manualidades en el mercado.The local artisans sell their crafts at the market too.
b. handicraft
Lorna enseña a hacer hermosas manualidades en el centro cívico.Lorna teaches how to make nice handicrafts at the community center.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (education)
a. arts and crafts
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estamos haciendo juguetes de madera en la clase de manualidades.We're making wooden toys in the arts and crafts class.
b. manual arts
Nuestra escuela primaria busca profesor o profesora de manualidades.Our primary school is seeking a manual arts teacher.
c. handicrafts
Hicimos el regalo para mamá en clase de manualidades.We made mom's present in the handicrafts class.
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