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.

The Story of the Mexican Flag

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.

"An eagle with a snake in its mouth recognizes the Aztec heritage of Mexico. 
According to Aztec legend, the gods advised the Aztec people to build their capital on the location in which they saw an eagle, perched on a prickly pear tree, eating a serpent. They built their capital, Tenochtitlan, on what is now the main plaza of Mexico City."

What Do the Colors of the Mexican Flag Mean?

"An eagle with a snake in its mouth recognizes the Aztec heritage of Mexico. According to Aztec legend, the gods advised the Aztec people to build their capital on the location in which they saw an eagle, perched on a prickly pear tree, eating a serpent. They built their capital, Tenochtitlan, on what is now the main plaza of Mexico City."

Skip the Mexican take-out and whip up these fun rice bowls that combine all the Mexican-food things you love with chicken fajitas! @WholeHeavenly

Mexican Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls

Skip the Mexican take-out and whip up these fun rice bowls that combine all the Mexican-food things you love with chicken fajitas! @WholeHeavenly

The BEST Mexican White Cheese Dip recipe!  This recipe is very kid friendly and will be a nice surprise to your family gatherings.  Perfect for a party or game day!

The Best Mexican White Cheese Dip

The BEST Mexican White Cheese Dip recipe! This recipe is very kid friendly and will be a nice surprise to your family gatherings. Perfect for a party or game day!

The BEST, truly authentic Mexican rice! Super easy to make from home, and a necessary side dish for all of your favorite Mexican recipes. | tastesbetterfromscratch.com

The BEST, truly authentic Mexican rice! Super easy to make from home, and a necessary side dish for all of your favorite Mexican recipes. | tastesbetterfromscratch.com

THE MEXICAN MADONNA ARCHIVAL GICLEE PRINT by RoseWalton on Etsy

the mexican Madonna large giclee print by rose walton 11x14

Easy Mexican Pinto Beans and Rice - The mexican rice has a secret ingredient that makes it taste like it came from a restaurant, and the pinto beans are ready in just 10 minutes.

Easy Mexican Pinto Beans and Rice

Easy Mexican Pinto Beans and Rice - The mexican rice has a secret ingredient that makes it taste like it came from a restaurant, and the pinto beans are ready in just 10 minutes.

Hands down the best way to eat corn!  This Street Corn recipe would make the perfect side dish for any mexican dinner.  And super easy to make!  |  mynameissnickerdoodle.com

Ever Had Street Corn? Try This Recipe!

Hands down the best way to eat corn! This Street Corn recipe would make the perfect side dish for any mexican dinner. And super easy to make! | mynameissnickerdoodle.com

6 Ingredient Taco Egg Muffins - These 6-ingredient, kid-friendly taco breakfast egg muffins have all the Mexican taste without the carbs! They're an easy, healthy, gluten free and protein packed portable breakfast with only 105 calories! | Foodfaithfitness.com| @FoodFaithFit

Taco Breakfast Egg Muffins

6 Ingredient Taco Egg Muffins - These 6-ingredient, kid-friendly taco breakfast egg muffins have all the Mexican taste without the carbs! They're an easy, healthy, gluten free and protein packed portable breakfast with only 105 calories! | Foodfaithfitness.com| @FoodFaithFit

Reader Comment: "MMMMM…. Made these yesterday; they were delicious!! I’m not into spicy food so I swapped the spicy pepper for sweet green pepper and just put a little bit of chili pepper in. Delicious!"

Mexican Zucchini Burrito Boats

Reader Comment: "MMMMM…. Made these yesterday; they were delicious!! I’m not into spicy food so I swapped the spicy pepper for sweet green pepper and just put a little bit of chili pepper in. Delicious!"

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