Memorial Day is coming and we have so many people / soldiers / warriors to be grateful for! We show patriotism during these holidays, but there are many holidays to celebrate those who have protected our country – what’s the difference? Let’s talk about Memorial Day and why and how it is celebrated! But what… Read More Patriotism is Showing Gratitude for our Troops!
Did you know that one of the states of the United States are closer to Asia than it is to where we live? Which state do you think that might be? That’s right . . . HAWAII – Hawaii is part of the Pacific Islands, but is part of the United States! Many of the… Read More Happy Asian American Pacific Islander Month!
There is SO much history in School Libraries!! It all started with CLAY Tablets and then in 1636 John Harvard donated his own books to Harvard College and that was the beginning of having public libraries! We have since gone from card catalogs to OPALS computers to find books. Let’s BACK it up!! Our SPINE… Read More Spines are Not Just to Hold Us Up!
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