Feliz Dia de las Madres (Mother’s Day)

Mother’s Day is a day that is celebrated around the world. Each country has a unique date for their holiday and sometimes a unique meaning. For example, in Mexico it is celebrated on May 10th. In Spain, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May.

In most countries, the common theme is to celebrate the contributions mothers make to the family and to the world.

In Spain, Mother’s Day is a day that children truly look forward to. They enjoy showing their mothers how much they mean to them by making crafts such as cards, writing poems and celebrating Mother’s Day with their mum and family.

Students had an opportunity to examine the way Mother’s Day is celebrated in Spain. They were introduced to the traditions and significance that “El Dia de las Madres” plays in Spanish culture.