Holidays Around the World
Ms. Zsuppan's Class Explores Mexican Holiday Traditions
Introduction - Feliz Navidad
Mexico borders the United States to the south. It has a very rich culture full of many traditions. During the month of December many Christians celebrate Christmas. One of the traditions is Las Posadas which is a blend of a live nativity and a repeating, nightly parade. The people of Mexico celebrate the holidays with special food, stories, and dancing.
Feliz Navidad and Las Posadas
The Mexican hat dance
Traditional Stories - The Legend of the Pointsettia
The Legend of the Poinsettia Retold by Tomie DePaola