HISPANIC CULTURE POSTS
Inside: A round-up of classroom iresources for Spanish Easter traditions. La Pascua-- Easter in Spanish-- is a big deal across the Spanish-speaking world, whose history is closely connected to the Catholic church. The month of Lent culminates in Semana Santa, which...read more
Inside: A list of Spanish Valentine's Day songs to use in the Spanish classroom. When it comes to Latin love songs, the possibilities are basically endless. And I mean that quite literally. So Spanish songs are an obvious choice when creating Valentine's Day...read more
Inside: The best Spanish love songs: A Latin Playlist. It's no secret that Spanish is a romantic language-- and no, I don't mean that it's one of the Romance Languages! Rocket Languages says: As one of the world's most widely spoken languages, Spanish tops off our...read more
Inside: Spanish New Year's activities, and links. Coming back to school after the winter break can be rough. Create a lesson or two around New Year’s traditions, and you can kick off the new semester with fun activities centered on Latino culture. As explored in...read more
Inside: A round-up of traditions for New Year's in Spanish. When it comes to Hispanic New Year's traditions, it's all about bringing on the good luck. In most places, the partying begins on New Year's Eve among family or friends, and most of the rituals take place...read more
Inside: My top recommendations for Spanish shows on Netflix. I speak Spanish all day with my kids and as a teacher, but I need good input too! And lucky for me, there are more and more great shows to watch. Here are a bunch of suggestions (most of which I've...read more
Inside: How to say Happy Thanksgiving in Spanish, thank you in Spanish, and you're welcome in Spanish. Greetings are one of those things in Spanish: being polite, warm, and expressive is right up there with syntax and grammar. Thanksgiving itself isn't a holiday...read more
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...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: Día del amor y la amistad: Spanish ideas and activities for the home and classroom. Looking for ideas and activities for Valentine’s Day? I’ve collected some amazing resources perfect for tying the celebration into your classroom. There's enough here to fill...read more
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