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
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
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!
We can look at books as WINDOWS and MIRRORS (and even more)… meaning when you look through a window, you are looking at something that you are NOT experiencing, something from someone else’s life or about a place you have never been to. But when you look at a mirror, you are looking at something… Read More A WINDOW looking forward to New Experiences and New Books in the New Year!!