Hispanic Heritage Month Resources + Giveaway!

Hispanic Heritage Blog Hop - MulticulturalKidBlogs.comHispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 every year, “celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America (from Hispanic Heritage Month. gov). While it’s important to continue learning about cultures throughout the year, Hispanic Heritage Month offers a chance to highlight Latin American cultures; communities often offer museum exhibits, folkloric dancing, children’s activities and even parades during this time.

Throughout the month, I will be sharing activities on our facebook page, pinning them on pinterest. Also, in this “Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Blog Hop,” 15 members of Multicultural Kid Blogs will be posting kids activities to learn more about Hispanic culture:

Multicultural Kid Blogs                  All Done Monkey
Spanish Playground                        Kid World Citizen
Mommy Maestra                              World Music with Daria
Kids Yoga Stories                             Inspired by Familia
SpanglishBaby                                  Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes
For the Love of Spanish                  De Su Mama
The Paris Busy Bee Blog                 Spanglish House
Crafty Moms Share                          Toddling in the Fast Lane
The Good Long Road

Enter to Win

This year to celebrate we are giving away fabulous prizes! There are two easy ways to enter!

1) Link up a post in the linky at the bottom of this post (each post will count as an entry)

2) Make a comment on the main Hispanic Heritage Month Blog Hop post on the Multicultural Kid Blogs page answering the question, “How do you celebrate your heritage with your children?”

Our Prizes

Please note that there are shipping restrictions on some prizes. In the event that the winner lives outside of the shipping area, that portion of the prize will be added to the following prize package.

Grand Prize Package

Cricket Magazine - Spanish - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopAnnual subscription (print and digital) to one of the following Spanish children’s magazines (winner’s choice!): Babybug, Ladybug, or Ask en español (available at the end of September) or Iguana ($51.90 value). International winners will receive a digital subscription.

Hispanic Heritage Blog HopTwo Spanish activity books with games and exercises to review basic concepts, a card game that teaches wild animals in Spanish and English, two ceramic Day of the Dead skulls, and several small wooden toys.

Daria - Cancioncitas Booklet Cover - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopA Child’s Life In The Andes is a 35 page e-book that brings the culture of this historic region alive through rich photographs, kid-friendly information as well as 3 children’s activities, 8 coloring pages, 2 language pages and a word search that features new vocabulary.

DARIA_Cancioncitas CD Cover - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopCancioncitas De Los Andes/Little Songs Of The Andes from Daria is a digital CD sharing authentic music from the Andes performed on traditional instruments. The CD includes the most famous song from that region; El Condor Pasa, along with 5 other songs from this historic area of the world.

Sofia Spanish - Kids Yoga Stories - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopSofía en una Aventura por la Selva from Kids Yoga Stories: Fly like a toucan, slither like a snake, and flutter like a butterfly as you act out this journey through a Costa Rican jungle. What else might you see? The storybook includes a List of Kids Yoga Poses and a Parent-Teacher Guide.

First Prize Package

Annual subscription (print and digital) to a children’s magazine from Cricket. See details above.

Smart Play - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopSmart Play Pad (SRP $ 24.99): Interactive tablet like electronic toy makes early learning fun and exciting for little ones. More than 30 touch sensitive keys teach language and pronunciation skills to help prepare children for school. Bilingual feature helps kids learn in English & Spanish. Lightweight and truly portable for on-the-go learning. Ships to US and Canada only.

Off We Go - Barefoot Books - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopTravel through Mexico with this beautiful picture book from Barefoot Books. Along the way, learn Spanish words and phrases and discover Mexican culture. Ships to the US, Canada, or Europe only.

Tico Tango - Barefoot Books - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopDiscover the animals of the rainforest with The Parrot Tico Tango from Barefoot Books. The rhyming text and brilliant illustrations teach animals and colors. Ships to the US, Canada, or Europe only.

Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopA Spanish-English picture dictionary, a simple workbook in Spanish geared towards 1st graders in Mexico, the classic “lotería” game, plus a couple of small wooden toys, courtesy of Kid World Citizen.

Second Prize Package

Annual subscription (print and digital) to a children’s magazine from Cricket. See details above.

Mas Canciones en Espanol - Music with Sara - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog HopMás Canciones en Español from Music with Sara: A wonderful collection of traditional songs from Latin America. Perfect for children learning Spanish.

Belpre Reading Kit - Hispanic Heritage Month Blog Hop - Multiculturalkidblogs.com

Reading kit for one children’s biography highlighting Latina librarian, Pura Belpré, courtesy of Latinas for Latino Lit. Includes a copy of The Storyteller’s Candle by Lucía González, a 16-page HHM Reading Kit full of book-based activities to promote literacy, with a folder, a pencil and set of colored pencils. Retail value: $15.95 Ships to the US only.

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  1. Marjorie Andersen says

    Found very nice resources I’m going to use in my elementary Spanish classroom! ¡Muchas gracias! Do you have any free posters I can use in my school?

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