HISPANIC CULTURE POSTS
Inside: A round-up of Cinco de Mayo activities for the Spanish classroom. Cinco de Mayo is a weird day if you're a Spanish teacher. On the one hand, you might recoil at the mass production of stereotypes: sombreros, margaritas, and moustaches will undoubtedly...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: 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...read more
Inside: Latin Christmas songs playlist to celebrate with family and friends. Whether you like to turn on the Christmas songs in October or you prefer to wait for December, there's nothing to bring on Navidad nostalgia like music. I grew up listening to classic...read more
Inside: A round-up of classroom ideas for Spanish Christmas activities. The week before winter holidays can be a bit crazy right? You might be at the end of your rope and out of ideas, but no worries! I've scoured the internet for the best Spanish Christmas...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 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...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: ideas and activities for celebrating Valentine's Day in Spanish class and at home. Looking for ideas and activities for Valentine’s Day in Spanish? I’ve collected some amazing resources to share comprehensible...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
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