El diseño de La Catrina

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A mural from Diego Rivera showing La Catrina and Frida Kahlo

Laura worked with her students on one of our Bablingua projects the other day. The one about making a photo frame about a Hispanic champion. The activity went great, but Laura was surprised most of the kids didn’t know any of those champions. Not even Frida. Or Picasso. Do your students know them? And in any case, how can we … Read More

Hacemos una ofrenda

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An ofrenda for El Día de Muertos divided in 3 different levels

I’m sure we all agree that learning by doing is one of the best educational strategies. So if you want your students to learn about El Día de Muertos, making an ofrenda is clearly the thing to do. It sounds simple. But hold your horses! If you decide to build an ofrenda, there are 2 risks you need to get … Read More

¿Qué es el Día de Muertos?

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Paper photo frames made my Spanish learners to celebrate EL Día de Muertos

This is what you’ll see by the end of this super engaging lesson about the Day of the Dead: Your students will make beautiful photo frames to decorate the class. They’ll also describe those frames in Spanish. They’ll know what Day of the Dead is about: when, where, how and why it’s celebrated. They’ll learn the basic vocabulary related to … Read More

Día de Muertos

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Link to a post with Spanish videos and activities about Day of the Dead

It takes place on 1 and 2 November, and it’s one of the most famous celebrations in the world.Even more since Disney produced Coco, not only an awesome movie but a magnificent way to integrate culture in a fun story for all audiences. So… how do we celebrate Day of the Dead in our Spanish classes? Here are some ideas!1 … Read More

Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo illustration featuring two dancers

We love Cinco de Mayo as a great opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture. We’re sure these resources will help you have a wonderful class!1 Cocina fácil: el guacamole (Lesson – Spanish 2 and up) Would you like your students to prepare some authentic Mexican food on Cinco de Mayo? Even if there aren’t any cooking facilities you could use, your … Read More