Seasons & Holidays

Cinco de Mayo Facts

Cinco de Mayo Facts

Facts about Cinco de MayoCinco de Mayo means "fifth of May" in Spanish. It's an important day in Mexico and is celebrated each year with a fiesta. The story of Cinco de Mayo began over 100 years ago with a young orphan boy, Benito Juarez who grew up, studied law and...

Placemat for Cinco de Mayo

Placemat for Cinco de Mayo

You probably never thought something as fun and easy as making a placemat would also develop important skills. This activity, great for any celebration, helps children with small muscle coordination and patterning which is an important math skill. GET DIRECTIONS

Egg Carton Caterpillar & Poem

Egg Carton Caterpillar & Poem

You'll need:Empty egg carton (heavy paper kind works the best)Crayons, markers or paintScissorsPipe cleanerDirections:1. Cut the egg carton in half the long way.2. Have your child decorate with paint, markers or crayons.3. Cut the pipe cleaner the length you want the...

Popcorn Popping

Popcorn Popping

Read the poem below with your children then together you can make a blossoming tree using popcorn. Directions: 1. On a piece of paper draw or paint the trunk and branches of a tree. 2. Now glue the popped corn on the branches for the blossoms. You can color the...