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.
From melting Popsicles to digging in the garden to gooey marshmallows around the campfire, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy life to its filthy fullest this summer. The kids are home from school and the days are longer, so it’s the perfect time to get outside with science projects that are both educational and fun.
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.
A garden is one of the greatest gifts you can give your child. Your time is another. This summer, dig down into the dirt with your children to find countless benefits for the mind, body, and soul. Whether you have a backyard filled with raised beds, a sunny patch out front, or a community garden, the advantages are all the same.