Tag: mexican culture

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…

Jose-Luis Orozco sings about eating right and staying healthy.

Jose-Luis Orozco is releasing ¡Come Bien! Eat Right! on Sept. 18th. This new CD is a feast of rhythm, rhyme…

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…

Parenting blogs share Spanish culture and language.

Raising kids with two or more languages is hard work. All of us feel overwhelmed at times and need encouragement…

Spanish lullabies provide early language exposure to babies.

Lullabies, or canciones de cuna, connect infants to their new world as they help them slide into sleep. Lulling melodies…

travel with kids journals

This week I am hosting the MKB Book Club discussion of Family on the Loose, a wonderful book about family…

online spanish magazine algarabia

Algarabía is a Mexican magazine devoted to culture and language. The original print version for adults is always wonderful reading…

Children learn language and culture as they play these traditional games in Spanish.

Traditional games in Spanish teach language and culture. These 12 games are from Latin America and Spain, and all of…

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

Las mañanitas is a traditional happy birthday song in Spanish.

Las mañanitas is a traditional song popular in Latin America. In Mexico, it is the equivalent of the Happy Birthday…

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

Nos vamos a México is picture book that teaches both language and culture to kids learning Spanish.

Nos vamos a México by Laura Krebs is one of my favorite Spanish stories for kids. This beautiful book is…

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

I recently read an article by Juan of Words about parts of his childhood in Mexico that he hopes his…

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

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

Chuchuá (or Chuchuwa) is a song that kids sing and dance to in all kinds of groups. I have seen…

One of the most well-known songs for Father’s day in Spanish is Hoy tengo que decirte Papá. It has been…

I’m in Lima, Peru, enjoying time with my family, so Spanish Playground is going to be quieter than usual for…

Magic Spanish for Kids is an award-winning audio CD about a magical trip to Mexico. Two friends, Bobby and María…

Spanish for children

I am participating in http://latinaish.com/ ‘s Spanish Friday. Join us!  A translation follows the Spanish. Ya van varias semanas que…

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

Muchas veces les explicaba a mis hijos por qué todos los veranos los llevaba a la misma ciudad de México…

Fiesta Femenina (Spanish Edition)Fiesta Femenina. This book of traditional Mexican stories has received many awards including: the 2002 Amelia Bloomer…

Fiesta Femenina is a collection of captivating stories with wonderful characters.  They are drawn from the legends of the indigenous…

When my kids were younger, we always headed to Mexico about this time of year. This summer we will be…

Kokone Mínimo is a website from Mexico designed to introduce children to basic vocabulary and concepts in their native Spanish…

This website is great for talking about food in Spanish, especially if you are taking your children with you to…

This post of gifts for children learning Spanish has been update for 2015. Find the new gift guide here. Gifts for…