Hope you are hungry for some Nachos! Ignacio “Nacho” Garcia is the man who invented a favorite snack, Nachos, about 80 years ago in the 1940s in Piedras, Negras, Northern Mexico! Let’s listen to Ignacio’s story! Then, we can… 🧀🌶🥑 Create our own Nacho Special 🎉💌🎊 Make an Invitation for the Nacho Festival 🏠💙 🌸… Read More ¿Tienes hambre? Are You Hungry… for Ignacio’s Nachos?
Let’s explore different parts of Mexico from foods, to languages, to traditions, to comparing ways of living in Mexico to America! This connects to our Pick a Reading Partner book: Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes! We all get to work independently today – we have so many different… Read More Connecting to the Culture of Mexico and Having Fun with our Estaciónes
The month of March is known as National Reading Month – a month to motivate all of us to stop and just enjoy reading!! The first week in March is known as Read Across America!! The National Education Association created one special day for reading in 1997 – we have been lucky to celebrate World… Read More Read Across America – First Week of March!
March is Women’s History Month! So many amazing women have made (and are still making) a major impact in our world today! Do you know which famous woman created her own selfie? Frida Kahlo was a famous artist who was born in Mexico and lived in a home named Casa Azul – which means blue… Read More Celebrate Women’s History Month with Frida Kahlo!
This week we will be learning a bit about the culture in Mexico! Did you know that there are 10 different pyramids in Mexico? There are so many amazing things to explore in Mexico!! I mean who doesn’t love Mariachi Bands and Piñatas to be a part of a celebration! So this is your FIRST… Read More All About Mexico / Todo Sobre Mexico
Carter Woodson was a young boy who would read the newspaper to his father, and this made him love history. In 1926, he wanted to celebrate Black History for a whole week and he arranged it to be near the birthdays ofAbraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas. Fast forward to 1976, we have been recognizing Black… Read More Celebrate Black History Month Like These Trailblazers
Have you ever won a medal – for a great job, a sport, a painting? If you could win a medal, what would you work for? Every year since 1937, a beautifully illustrated picture book wins a Caldecott Medal, all thanks to a man named Randolph Caldecott! Some favorites that we all love have been… Read More What book should win the Caldecott MEDAL 2021?
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was all about treating people with kindness and respect, no matter the color of their skin – there are so many amazing facts about his life and how his steps of impact all began with a family that lived across the street!! That moment was when Martin decided he wanted… Read More Take a STEP into the future with Dr. King Jr. to remember his legacy!