HISPANIC CULTURE POSTS
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 Christmas and winter-themed...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 Nazca...read more
Inside: Day of the dead activities, crafts, videos, and lesson plans for the Spanish classroom. After the insane box-office numbers of Pixar's Coco, celebrating Día de muertos in Spanish class is twice as relevant and meaningful. Though not celebrated in every...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 Valentine's-themed...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. Christmas has deep roots across the Spanish-speaking world. With populations that largely identify as Catholic or Protestant, you'll find it's one the...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
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