On May 5, many Japanese families celebrate Children's Day. Koi fish made from brightly colored paper or cloth are hung from the roof tops as a symbol of children's determination and strength. #kids #craft
A craft and the story behind the symbolism and meaning of the Mexican Flag. This is a great cultural lesson for kids that teachers or families can use in a Mexico unit or for cinco de mayo activities (May 5), Mexican Independence Day (Sept 16), or other lessons celebrating Latin America.
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The History of Cinco de Mayo BY ABOVE & BEYOND Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexico’s military victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Today the holiday is celebrated with Mexican food, music, dancing, and cultural events.
A Japanese craftsman is making carp streamers called “Koinobori (こいのぼり)”, in preparation for the upcoming Tango no Sekku (端午の節句), a national holiday as Children’s Day on May 5. Landscapes across Japan are decorated with koinobori from April to early May, in honor of sons and in the hope that they will grow up healthy and strong.