Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year throughout the country from September 15 through October 15 to recognize the contributions of Hispanics and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States and to celebrate their heritage and culture. An affiliate link is used in this post. If you purchase through this link I will receive a small monetary compensation Thank you for your support!
Crafts from Latin America, Caribbean and Spain!
It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and do I have a treat for you! Hispanic inspired crafts for kids from countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain! With 30+ kids craft, you’re sure to find a favorite for your kids to make.
Cooking with Kids: Sweet Treat from Ecuador
Every country has it’s own traditional sweet treat, and Ecuador has espumillas! Espumilla is a guava meringue cream and a very popular Ecuadorian street food. Little one had a few friends over, and together we learned about Ecuador’s delicious espumilla.
Looking for something?
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- Hispanic Heritage Month Menu Your Kids Can Make
- Puerto Rico’s First Painter José Campeche
- ABC’s Children’s Book from Latin America
- Reflections on the 1st Anniversary of Hurricane Maria
- Cuba’s National Hero José Martí
- Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop #62
- Notable Hispanics: A Hispanic Heritage Month Series for Kids
- Printable Bookmarks with Spanish Lyrics
- Puerto Rican Coquí
If you’ve been following me for a while you’ve probably read my series Discovering our Taíno Ancestry. It is a four part installment series that you can find here: El Cemí y Dujo:
This is a great activity to do with kids anytime during the year. I’m always looking to focus more on Spanish activities with my son. An on-line search for an “All About Me” Spanish printable proved to be unsuccessful!
Travel with Kids
Last month I wrote about the Gullah people of South Carolina and while researching I learned that an actual antebellum era plantation is located in Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina, U.S.A..