Marcus Garvey Day is a great opportunity to teach children about Jamaica’s contributions on the world stage, including their many culinary delights. Here are five Jamaican recipes in honor of Marcus Garvey Day that you’ll love making with your children.
Now in its 18th year, summer’s Make Music New York festival provides the opportunity to introduce your child to different styles of music around the city. Billed as “inclusive, adventurous, and fun,” you’ll find the energizing spirit of celebration is something your family can look forward to each year.
June 9th marks NYC’s 62nd annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade. An estimated 2 million are expected to attend this enormous celebration. The official city festivities go until 5 pm, but you may also enjoy cooking an ethnic dish at home with your kids as part of the celebration.
By mid-May our “spring cleaning” kick is in full swing – just in time for the kids to create toilet paper flower bouquets, construction paper tulip cards, and paper plate purses we simply can’t throw away. Instead, consider one of these more durable keepsake crafts you can do together or have a partner orchestrate.
Whether you are part of NYC’s orthodox community or you like to educate your children about different religious and cultural observations, cooking authentic holiday feasts is a meaningful way to share all that life has to offer with your children.