Welcome to our EHAT blog! In this blog we hope to write a little bit of everything. We will talk about our students, what they are learning and how we are learning about it. The first part of the blog entry is in English, and the second part is in Spanish. If you want to read in Spanish, just scroll down. We hope you enjoy it!
Rainy days can be tough on children. Being stuck indoors with nothing to do but watch television or play video games can be a recipe for restlessness. If you are looking to keep your little ones entertained, here are a few ideas.
The Day of the Dead is a Mexican national holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican heritage. The multi-day holiday, celebrated between October 31 and November 2nd, focuses on remembering and praying for the friends and family members who have died.
We celebrated Mexico’s Independence Day here in EHAT on Friday, September 14th. The kids dressed in red, white and green and experimented wearing sombreros, fun Mexican hats, floral dresses, colorful bow ties, and other accessories that brightened up their attire.
Welcome to the new school year! We are so excited to be back teaching, learning and making new friends. This week we focused a lot in sorting colors. Sorting is a great exercise for our kids, it is important as a math skill, as fine motor skills and our daily life skills.
This week at summer camp, our kids learned a lot about the Mexican culture, hands on. We learned how to make corn tortillas, with yellow and blue corn. We also made gorditas with beans. The blue corn confused the kids, but they loved eating them! They wanted more and more.
Every Friday we have a field trip where our children have a BLAST while learning. Our first field trip was a visit to a local educational farm, Hills of Milk and Honey. Our children walked among chickens, petted rabbits and watched the whole process of how goats are milked.
It is very interesting to see the differences between the important dates of Mexico and those of the United States. Here at EHAT, as a Spanish Immersion school we love to celebrate our diversity and our different cultures. For example, in Mexico, Labor Day is...