Tag: hispanic culture for kids

Cuban history for kids comes alive in this bilingual biography of José Martí.

Martí’s Song for Freedom/ Martí y sus versos por la libertad is a new bilingual picture book from Lee & Low…

Use this infographic of food from Latin America to practice vocabualry and learn about culture.

Many foods originated in Latin America and then spread around the globe, becoming essential ingredients of world cuisines. Learning about…

These culture activities for Spanish class center on the art of the arpillera.

Mundo de Pepita created these culture activities for Spanish class to introduce children to the art of the arpillera. I…

Latino picture books are a valuable source of culture and language for children learning Spanish.

Latino picture books play an important role in sharing language and culture with children. A story can convey the strength…

Latino culture for kids in three picture books from Cinco Puntos Press.

Cinco Puntos Press is a small, independent publishing company in El Paso, Texas. They publish many beautiful books rooted in…

Students learn Spanish language and culture with these activities from Editorial Miraflores.

I am so happy to be able to share a resource for teaching language through cultural content to upper elementary…

Peru facts for kids in a reading and crossword puzzle.

It is important to introduce children to different Spanish-speaking countries. These Peru facts and crossword puzzles are a good place…

Middle-grade novel explores the challenges facing children of parents without documents.

The Pew Research Center reports that in 2010, there were 4.5 million U.S.-born children whose parents were unauthorized immigrants. The…

Speaking Spanish is fun with these beautiful photos.

Talking about photographs, kids understand lots of Spanish without the need for translation. Pictures with simple descriptions are an excellent way…

Mexican culture comes alive through these lucha libre resources.

Are you looking for a fun end of the school year lesson? Would you like to share another aspect of…

Cuban culture in a picture book and recipe from All Done Monkey.

I’m happy to be participating in the Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop and bringing you a picture book and recipe…

A book about Peru for kids.

Award-winning author Carole Roman has written a series of picture books to introduce young children to different countries and cultures…

DVD for exploring Cuba during Hispanic Heritage Month.

I just watched Worlds Together Cuba, a beautiful 25-minute documentary released in anticipation of Hispanic Heritage Month. It is part…

Chop Chop is a family cooking magazine published in both Spanish and English. This amazing magazine won the prestigious 2013…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking Spanish and another…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking two or more…

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about a Day of the Dead book…

spanish color by number simple skull

A few days ago I posted a color-by-number picture in Spanish of a traditional skull for Día de los Muertos…

spanish color by number calavera

Día de los Muertos is a colorful celebration. Flowers, candles, and calaveras bring color to altars and graves as we…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking Spanish and another…

day of the dead skulls

This month, many of us are talking about Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with our children…

It’s a party, y’all! Multicultural Kid Blogs is officially one year old as of today. To celebrate we are hosting…

Check out the end of this post for fabulous Hispanic Heritage Month resources! Welcome to the Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month…

Join the Multicultural Kid Blogs Book Club! Starting next month… – A wonderful opportunity to read books related to multicultural…

Award-winning author Carole Roman has written a lovely picture book to introduce young children to the country and culture of…

spanish songs for kids cantoalegre

Cantoalegre is an amazing resource. This fabulous organization from Colombia offers free downloads of their Spanish songs for kids. They…

This printable activity consists of a short Spanish reading, photos and questions. The topic is el Día del Peatón, an…

The snow is almost gone here in Wisconsin, and many of us are talking and singing about the change of…

Preschoolers love imaginative play, so we do lots of it in my classes. One game that is always a big…

Los pollitos is a printable story and coloring book of a traditional children’s song. In addition to the story-coloring pages…

spanish song for children mummy

1, 2, 3 Momia Es is a playground game kids play in South America. In Mexico, the same game is…

I have used Spanish quotes with students of many different ages. They are good exposure to authentic language and also…

Cantaré, a group based in the Washington D.C. area, performs and records songs in Spanish for children. Led by vocalist…

A printable activity for celebrating Spanish New Year with children.

I am in Peru enjoying time with family and in just a few days we will be ringing in the…

spanish christmas vocabulary

The government of the Canary Islands hosts this set of activities called Jugando con palabras. The games use Spanish Christmas…

I am sure that Bilingual is Better was written for me. After all, I have been waiting 20 years for…

Dia de muertos activity for kids learning Spanish

Talk about this photograph of a Day of the Dead altar to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

If ever there was a celebration that lends itself to coloring, it is Day of the Dead, or Día de…

We are so excited to be co-hosting the first annual Hispanic Heritage Month Blog Hop Fiesta! Hispanic Heritage Month is…

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept 15 – Oct. 15. If you are looking for materials for your classes or to…

My children played this game in Spanish all the time with their friends in Mexico. They call it Basta, but…

Relajo en la cocina is a Mexican story that I read to my children when they were little. It is…

Tripas de gato is a traditional game my kids played in Mexico, and it can easily be adapted as a…

Summer is here and kids will be spending lots of time in the water. In Spanish it is very common…

                   Heritage Language bilingual books with audio CDs are a wonderful resource for teaching Spanish to children. This innovative company…

This traditional Spanish game is fun and active.

Mar y tierra is a traditional Spanish game kids play at recess. It is very simple and it can be…

Tito, the Firefighter / Tito, el bombero, by Tim Hoppey, is a picture book about being bilingual. It is the…

Debajo de un botón (Under A Button) is a traditional Spanish song for children. Children love this song because it…

Este dedito compró un huevito (this little finger, or toe, bought an egg) is a Spanish rhyme that you say…

I use this Spanish song for kids with preschoolers and beginning language learners. La luna y el sol teaches basic…

I was excited to see Juanita Ulloa’s name in my inbox recently.  She wrote suggesting that Spanish Playground readers might…

It is fall, and in Wisconsin we have calabazas, or pumpkins, everywhere! 1,2,3 Calabaza is a traditional game children play…