Bilingual activities for children during Hispanic Heritage


Parents across the country often do not even know the meaning or reason standing in the national Hispanic Heritage month. He celebrated 39 years since September 17, 2007. On this day the law was passed in 1968, which set aside a week to honor Hispanic citizens. Later, the 100th of the & # 39 entrance took public law increased the celebration period to 31 days. This year, the Moon National Hispanic Heritage runs from 15 September 2007 to 15 October.

Initiative of the Moon National Hispanic Heritage – this recognition more than 44.3 million Americans of Hispanic origin, which is more than 15% of our population. 31 day observation marks Independence Day for many Latin American countries, including El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras which celebrate September 15 as Independence Day. On September 16, Mexico's Independence Day, September 18 in Chile, 21 September in Belize and El Dia de La Raza (Columbus Day) – 12 October.

Spanish language & # 39 is a neodymium & # 39; emnay part of family life, and 32.2 million seven & # 39; ads speak Spanish at home. We believe that Texas leads the country with 29% of residents who speak Spanish at home. Now twenty-two states reported that their biggest minority – Hispanic: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and Wyoming.

Why is it important to know and pass on to their children? Because we live in a very global society, and we, as parents and as educators, we bear appreciation and understanding of the cultures and languages ​​of other people in the lives of our young children.

Moon National Hispanic Heritage – a great opportunity to introduce children to the language and the culture that surrounds them every day in their homes, pre-schools, kindergartens and primary school facilities. Research shows that children who learn a second language, even before they have mastered their own language, with a & # 39 are the best readers, and it puts them on the path of success in their studies.

To the Moon National Hispanic Heritage there are many events that will bring a message of understanding, unity and commonality as all ethnic groups raise their voices in song and fun. Read on to find four that focus on food, fitness, language and arts and crafts.

Foods with a & # 39 is a neodymium & # 39; emnay part of life in Latin America. Cooking – it is a social time in seven Latin American & # 39; holes, and adhering to recipes specific to Latin America, to revive the Spanish for your child. Continuing fitness classes, allow you and your child to get up and go to a bilingual song about not eight, not twelve, and about twenty body parts in Spanish and English!

Counting and language learning combine to make this a favorite activity for parents, teachers and seven & # 39; ads homes. Children create their own bilingual book with the numbers, singing a song popular bilingual children about counting. Occupation immediately transforms your home into the classroom. Children learn about maracas, an instrument from our Hispanic friends. During the event, where the children make their own maracas and celebrate birthdays with a bilingual version of the song "Birthday".

Repetition and entertainment – keys to learning. If you add a little bit of rhythm and a lot of movement, then learning becomes magical for our young children.