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Caribbean American Heritage Month Activities for Elementary Students in 2024

These activities are very popular for Caribbean American Heritage Month, but they can be used any time of the year. They provide fun and engaging learning experiences to help you celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month with your class. Check out all of the Caribbean American Heritage Month activities below!

Caribbean American Heritage Month activities for elementary students

3 Caribbean American Heritage Month Activities

Below are our favorite Caribbean American Heritage Month activities.

1. Drum Dream Girl Book Companion

Drum Dream Girl is based on the true story of a young girl in Cuba who dreams of becoming a drummer, despite cultural expectations that only boys can play drums. With her passion and determination, she breaks gender stereotypes and paves the way for other girls to follow their dreams. This Drum Dream Girl Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

2. Islandborn Book Companion

Islandborn follows a young girl named Lola who is tasked with creating a school assignment about her birthplace, an island she left as a baby. Through Lola’s exploration of memories shared by her community, she not only discovers the vibrant culture and beauty of her homeland but also embraces her own unique identity and heritage. This Islandborn Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

3. Carmela Full of Wishes Book Companion

Carmela Full of Wishes is about a young girl named Carmela who is filled with hope and dreams as she explores her neighborhood with her brother. Through her journey, Carmela discovers the power of compassion, family, and the importance of making wishes come true. This Carmela Full of Wishes Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

In closing, we hope you found this list of Caribbean American Heritage Month activities helpful! If you did, then you may also be interested in these other related posts:

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