National Hispanic Heritage month lesson plans, activities, and activities for elementary and middle school students. Hispanic Heritage Month starts September 15 and ends October 15. Celebrate the histories, cultures and achievements of American citizens with Hispanic heritage in your classroom with this collection of fun lesson ideas, choice boards, and printable student activities.
Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate and learn about the history, culture, contributions, and achievements of American citizens with ancestors from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. September 15 is a significant date for Hispanic heritage as it’s the anniversary of independence for the Latin countries of Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. During this month, Mexico and Chile also celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September 18.