Have you ever just wanted to give someone a gift because it would make them smile? We will be reading a beautiful story about a little girl and her Abuela (her grandmother) and we get to see the thoughtful gift that the little girl makes out of something that was said to be ‘worthless’ and not… Read More Give Someone A Gift of Love
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!
Happy Rockland Read In Day!! If you are looking for some books to listen to, here are some fun libraries for you to check out – so many books that you can choose from! They are PERFECT for this time of year (and any other time that you want to listen too)!! 😊 🎊 💌… Read More Happy Rockland Read In Day!!
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
February 3rd is World Read Aloud Day – so much fun stuff involved (not to mention wearing your PJs)! All classes will be going to be “attending” their Virtual Author Visits – thanks to Kristy ❤️ 🙂 for arranging this great experience for the littles!! Here are some great resources to add to a fun day of… Read More Happy World Read Aloud Day!