¿Están listos para el mes de la Herencia Hispánica? In other words, are you ready for Hispanic Heritage Month?
In the United States, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month between September 15 and October 15 to recognize and honor those in our county who are of Hispanic heritage. This month provides the perfect opportunity to expose young children to the traditions, contributions and unique experiences of those who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, the countries of Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
It is projected that Hispanics will comprise more than 20 percent of the nation’s total population by 2050. As the United States becomes more diverse, teaching children about various Hispanic cultures not only provides them with a well-rounded education, but it teaches them to respect and value others.
Regardless of your background, there are many simple ways to honor the richness, uniqueness and diversity of Hispanic culture with your child. Consider the following suggestions: