HISPANIC CULTURE POSTS
Inside: The best classic Spanish songs, with YouTube videos. Some songs run in your veins. They take you home, your heart swells with memories, and maybe you can't help but go grab your dancing shoes. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, I've gathered a list of those...read more
Inside: Nazca Lines craft for kids learning about Peruvian culture and history. t's Hispanic Heritage Month, 2017! At the end of this post, find our Multicultural Kid Blogs HHM giveaway for some fun prizes. Today I’m sharing an exploratory Nazca...read more
Inside: Day of the dead activities, crafts, videos, and lesson plans for the Spanish classroom. This year I’m working on Day of the Dead lesson plans, and wanted to share my research with you! I used to be unsure of how to treat holidays. I wanted to include culture,...read more
Inside: Spanish-speaking countries and capitals map and game cards. It's Hispanic Heritage Month, a perfect time to introduce geography for Spanish-speaking countries. I've made a map and set of cards that teach countries, capitals, maps, and country shapes, as well...read more
Inside: Spanish activities for Valentine's Day in Spanish. Who needs ideas and activities for Valentine's Day in Spanish? I've collected some amazing resources perfect for tying the celebration into your classroom. Valentine's day goes by several names-- El día de...read more
Inside: Terms of endearment in Spanish, explained and examples. You can't be in a Spanish-speaking place long before you realize that greetings, good-byes, and addressing people takes on a whole new level. You never leave a party without saying good-bye to everyone...read more
Inside: Christmas in Spanish: resources and activities for learning Christmas traditions across the Hispanic world. I am privileged to be part of a wonderful community of bloggers at Multicultural Kid Blogs. Today I'm sharing a collection of their posts that relate...read more
Inside: Description of traditions and information on Christmas in Peru. Christmas has been around for a long time in Peru, a now-largely Catholic nation. I have only celebrated Christmas once there, but much of it felt familiar–we had a Christmas tree, exchanging of...read more
As we raise children who are aware of the world around them, geography will be important. When I travel, I am always impressed when people recognize where I'm from. It makes me feel valued and connected, that my tiny part of the world matters to them. I want to make...read more
Don't miss my first guest post at www.multiculturalblogs.com! I wrote about raising kids who love and appreciate their Hispanic Heritage, and included a printable All About Peru Mini-Book as well, in Spanish and English. There are tons of wonderful resources at MKB--...read more
This post is part of the Multicultural Kid Blogs Hispanic Heritage Blog Hop-- see below for more details about that and our GIVEAWAY! The Alto Mayo region of Peru is one of the most beautiful places I've seen. It's where my husband is from and where we met: the "high...read more
Inside: Recipe for Peruvian Tallarines Verdes I love Peruvian Food. It's probably one of the things we miss the most about Peru, in fact! The dish Tallarines Verdes involves yet another delicious Peruvian blender sauce, and resembles pesto. I grew in the southern...read more
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