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Hispanic Heritage Month

Here is a collection of recipes, activities, articles, and art projects to bring Hispanic Heritage Month into your classroom!  Enjoy!
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Hispanic Heritage Booklist: Preschool - 2nd Grade

Seeking ideas for books to help bring Hispanic Heritage Month to life? Dr. Maria Trejo has gathered a list of the best books for preschool through second graders.

Flan Recipe

Make some fabulously festive flan and get your child in the kitchen to teach him some tricks of the culinary trade as he makes this traditional Mexican treat.


Horchata is a very popular type of agua fresca, or fresh water, that is enjoyed throughout Mexico. Here's how to make your own!

Serve Watermelon Water (Agua de Sandia)

If your child likes watermelon, then she is sure to love this agua fresca drink that is enjoyed by many locals throughout Mexico.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

A great recipe for a Cinco de Mayo party or any fiesta, any time of the year!

Salmon Tacos

Let your child show off his culinary prowess as he whips up this nutritious and delicious salmon recipe!

Paint a Frida Kahlo Inspired Self-Portrait

Frida Kahlo was a famous Mexican painter. In this activity, your child can put pick up a paintbrush and create a self-portrait inspired by this renowned artist.

Make a Paper Bag Serape

A serape is a long, blanket-like shawl worn over the shoulders. With a few simple materials, your child can fashion his very own serape!

Create a Tissue Paper Mexican Flag

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your child and teach her about Mexican heritage with this fun arts and crafts activity.

Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture

Celebrate Mexican heritage and inspire creativity in your budding artist with this unique arts and crafts activity.

Mexican Noise Maker

Your child can celebrate Mexican culture by making his very own percussion instrument using simple materials such as paper plates and tissue paper.

Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate

To pay tribute to the ancient Mexican art of mosaics, your child can craft a colorful mosaic using old magazines, a paper plate and lots of imagination.

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