HISPANIC CULTURE POSTS
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, which gives me lots of opportunities to practice. But really, I need good input too! And lucky for me, there are more and more great Spanish series...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
Inside: Terms of endearment in Spanish, with examples a a free download. 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...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
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