Tuesday, May 5, 2009



You may have seen the marketing hype about CINCO DE MAYO, but do you really know what it is celebrating? Many Americans think it is Mexican's Independance Day, but that is actually September 16. CINCO DE MAYO is the commemoration of the 1862 defeat of the French troops at the Battle of Puebla. Take this fun quiz and test your trivia knowledge of Mexican songs.

Vocabulary reinforcement for CINCO DE MAYO:

Colors of the Mexican flag- rojo, blanco,verde
Flag- la bandera
Battle- la batalla
Music- la música
Party- fiesta
Celebration- la celebración
Hat- el sombrero
Food- la comida

CINCO DE MAYO Activities for Kids

Coloring Pages

Mexican Culture Word Search

Mexican Craft & Activities

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