Monday, November 10, 2014

Las Posadas Mini Book

This is a kid-friendly book about the Mexican holiday called Las Posadas:

  • Las Posadas is a Mexican holiday in December that last for 9 days.
  • People in Mexico decorate their home with the poinsettia
  • It is a flower with bright red leaves.
  • Las Posadas lasts from December 16 to Christmas Eve.
  • Each night a children dress up like an angel, a shepherd, and Mary and Joseph.
  • People carry candles as they walk down the street to the party.
  • A different family has the party each night.  People sing songs and celebrate.
  • Then they have a feast, break a piñata, play games, and drink hot chocolate.
  • People break the piñata to wish for happiness, food, and the well-being of others.
  • On the last day of Las Posadas, families go to church at midnight.

You can find this mini book HERE at my TPT store.



Written by: Carrie Hanson
Clip Art by Carrie
www.ccteachfirst.blogspot.com
Images: cactus, notes, thought bubble, table, lamp, couch, chair, jar, DECEMBER 16-24, Christmas candle w/holder, hot chocolate, moon, cross

Creative Clips by Krista Wallden
www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Krista-Wallden
Image: smiley face

EduClips
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Educasong
Images: Las Posadas characters (Mexican boy/girl, Mary, Joseph, nativity, donkey, pinatas, poinsettia, candle)

Graphics From the Pond
www.frompond.blogspot.com
Images: scribble background

1 comment:

  1. These books are great for kids to begin their learning. I 'm also searching for a diagramming book or a computer software that can teach organizational charts.

    PS:
    Check out the org chart software I found.

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