HISPANIC CULTURE POSTS
Inside: Printable Carta a Los Reyes Magos, and resources for teaching about Los Tres Reyes. While children in the U.S. and other countries are busy writing to Santa, other children are addressing their letters to Los Reyes Magos: the three wisemen who visited baby...read more
Inside: Christmas Spanish books for kids. When I was growing up, my mom created little Christmas traditions we kept up for years. One of them was "the book basket." We had a stack of annual favorites, and she would read a little bit from each one, finishing the last...read more
Inside: The best Spanish songs for kids, in Spanish-music albums. As we raise our own kids bilingually, we've tried to make our home atmosphere bilingual. That means music on both languages! Since I'm not a native Spanish speaker myself, I've always relied on music...read more
Inside: The best Day of the Dead Songs, or canciones para Día de Muertos. With Día de Muertos drawing near, I've pulled together a variety of songs to use at home or in the classroom and add this link to my Spanish songs for kids page. These songs may be fun to...read more
Inside: Different versions Happy Birthday songs in Spanish, on YouTube. In English, the song Happy Birthday is a staple at any birthday celebration-- and wherever you go, it will basically sound the same. In Spanish, however, there are different versions, and they...read more
Inside: Spanish speaking countries flags (free printable banner). For Hispanic Heritage month, lots of people are looking for decorations. How about a string of flags from Spanish-speaking countries? I've created a little free printable that you can grab and put up...read more
Inside: Free Instagram story templates in Spanish and photo challenge. Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates Americans with Hispanic roots. I like teaching about the famous ones, sure. But what I really love is honoring the everyday people, with their myriad of...read more
Inside: A round-up of Hispanic Heritage Month activities and ideas. Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15th - October 15th, is the perfect chance to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans and celebrate Hispanic culture in general. There...read more
Inside: Bulletin boards, ofrends, and Day of the Dead decorations in Spanish Classrooms. Decorations for Día de Muertos are a welcome alternative to the chile peppers and sombreros we often see in Spanish classroom decor. Many teachers embrace the holiday as more...read more
Inside: A collection Spanish slang phrases from different countries in the Spanish-speaking world. ¿Así es, di? ¡Hola, huambrilla! I remember the thrill of dropping slang into my sentences, as a baby Spanish learner. Di is special to the Pervuian jungle, so it got...read more
Inside: The best Latin American movies on Netflix It can be overwhelming to sit down for a night of Netflix, especially when you're trying to sift through lesser-known films. I've spent the last month marathon-ing my way through Spanish-language movies and shows,...read more
Inside: A collection of ideas para Día de la Madre. Mother's day is a big deal around the world, and a huge deal in Latin America. Whether you're a dad hoping for some ideas, or a Spanish teachers looking for activities to do in class, I've found lots of fun ideas...read more
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