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Hispanic Heritage Month is the perfect time to jumpstart your child’s education on Latin America. While the contents of this article are written for homeschooling familias, parents with children in a public or private school will find this a useful after-school or weekend project.Here, then, is a brief description about the month-long celebration—and 10 ways to explore a country from the comfort of your very own home.
The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon B. Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan 20 years later. Now each year, from September 15th through October 15th, our country recognizes the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States, and celebrates Hispanic heritage and culture.
During this month, eight Latin American countries celebrate their independence days: