Tag: hispanic culture

Learning about Spanish place names in the United States teaches children about Hispanic heritage and language.

The United States has states, cities, rivers and mountains with names in Spanish. Looking at the meaning of Spanish place…

Hispanic Heritage Month games celebrate culture and language in authentic ways.

Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity for all children to learn more about the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Students who…

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…

Puerto Rican culture comes alive in this video from the Familes of the World series.

Are you looking for a way to share Puerto Rican culture with children? The award-winning series Families of the World…

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…

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…

Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to support Rayo de sol.

For all the things I would like to change about the United States, there so much to love. Take, for…

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…

online spanish magazine algarabia

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

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…

This post kicks off our Multicultural Kid Blogs Book Club! We are reading Bilingual is Better by Ana Flores and…

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…

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…

Ready for a multicultural adventure? You may have seen my post about this amazing group of Multicultural Kid Blogs. We…

I do not belong to many groups, and I have certainly never belonged to a group as cool as 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…

Printable Spanish posters help children learn the traditional song De colores.

The traditional folk song De Colores is sung throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The song is often associated with the Catholic…

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

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…

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

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…

Tito, the Firefighter/Tito, el bombero (Bilingual)Tito, the Firefighter / Tito, el bombero is an excellent choice for children beginning to…

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…

!Canta Mi Son! (Sing My Song)-Learn Spanish Throu

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