12 Days of Latino Children's Christmas Books and Activities

Looking to read Latino Children's books during this Christmas with your kids?   I've got you covered! For 12 days you can read a different book and have fun with your kids doing an activity.

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Day One:  Peru/USA
  • Book:  (Not) Home for Christmas (The Wanting Monster) by Mariana Llanos
  • Activity:  Now who wouldn't love to make magic reindeer food?  You just need three ingredients! 

Day Two:  Spain/USA

Day Three:  Mexico

Day Four: Puerto Rico/USA
  • Book: Mimís Parranda/La Parranda de Mimí by Lydia M Gil
  • Activity: Gather some instruments and have your own parranda! 

Day Five:  Mexico

Day Six:  Dominican Republic
  • Book:  El mejor regalo del mundo: La leyenda de la vieja Belén  by Alvarez
  • Activity: Grab some branches, and make a charamico.  

Day Seven: Mexico

Day Eight:  Puerto Rico

Day Nice:   Mexico
  • Book:  The Legend of the Poinsettia  by Tomie dePaola
  • Activity: Make a felt poinsettia .  It's super easy, and fun to do. 

Day Ten:
  • Book:   The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie dePaola
  • Activity: Have the kids dressed as Mary, and Joseph and  re-enact las posadas

Day Eleven: Puerto Rico

Day Twelve: Mexico/USA

I truly hope you and your kids will enjoy yourselves during these 12 days of Latino kid's books and activities.

¡Feliz Navidad 
son los mejores deseos 
de nuestra familia a la tuya!