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About: Ana Flores

Ana L. Flores is co-founder of SpanglishBaby and co-author of the book, "Bilingual is Better." A bicultural and bilingual mom who is committed to holding on to her heritage, for over 15 years she's been dedicated to creating content by and for Latinos in the U.S. and in Latin America. Now, through and, her boutique agency connecting brands to Latina bloggers, she is living her dream of being a self-motivated entrepreneur and sharing the stories and resources which matter the most to her. Su casa is now in L.A. where family traditions from Mexico, El Salvador, the Netherlands and the U.S. are dearly embraced...en español.

Twitter: @laflowers

RIO: The Movie {Coloring Sheets + Video}

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I truly am bummed we weren’t able to make it to any of the advanced screenings of RIO, a new animated family movie distributed by 20th Century Fox which hits theaters nationwide this Friday, April 15th. I usually give you my impressions of the movies I screen, but this time I’ll have to paste the description, as shared by the publicity team: From the makers of the hit ICE AGE series comes RIO, directed by Brazilian-native Carlos Saldanha, a comedy adventureRead More ...

Fun With DIY Piñatas {Printable Activity}

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Begin this activity by reading the children’s book El Piñatero/ The Piñata Maker by George Acona. Piñatas are found at almost every Mexican celebration. Traditionally they were in the shape of a six-pointed star and were filled with fruit, candy, and small toys. Today you can find them in all shapes, including animals, flowers, and popular characters. At fiestas, the piñata is hung in the air and children are blindfolded and take turns swinging at the piñatas.  Kids often singRead More ...

The Culture of Food: Lent|Cuaresma Recipes

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El Salvador, where I grew up, is a very Catholic country where all religious traditions are observed as part of the culture. One of those is Cuaresma, or Lent. We didn’t really have the tradition of giving something up during the 40 days of Lent, other than meat on Fridays. Those days, I knew some form of fish and veggies would be served at my house. Growing up I was never a fan of fish or seafood, so I wouldRead More ...

HOP Activity Sheet

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Easter is coming fast and along with it the visions of bunnies, chicks, pastel-colored eggs and all things Spring. This Easter season we have a new little bunny friend to celebrate with: E.B from HOP, Universal Pictures´ latest movie to hit theaters this Friday, April 1st. We´ve got a fun HOP one-sheet activity page for you to download and play with. Click here to download the HOP activity sheet. Head over here and enter for your chance to win aRead More ...

Video of the Week: Tangled {Giveaway}

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My tie for favorite animated movies last year was definitely between Toy Story 3 and Tangled.  I knew TS 3 was going to be good, but I was so pleasantly surprised that Tangled was as good as it is, and that Disney’s version of Rapunzel is a strong, willful and beautiful princess with 70-foot hair to tout. Tangled will finally hit stores on March 29, but Disney sent us an advanced copy of the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack last week; it’sRead More ...

Tangled Activity and Coloring Sheets

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Hard to find a little girl–and even boy!–that doesn’t adore Rapunzel and Tangled, Disney’s Oscar-nominated version of the children’s classic tale. We’ve got some Tangled printable goodies for you to have on hand for those spring-showers days starting to come upon us. Click on the link below to download a zip file with three coloring sheets, one word search, a maze, and one spot-the-differences activity sheet.  Your niños will love!! Click here to download all the Tangled activity and coloringRead More ...

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