Cinco de Mayo Virtual Field Trip to Puebla, Mexico
✈️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students will travel to Puebla, Mexico for Cinco de Mayo. Students will learn what is Cinco de Mayo, the History of Mexico, Mexican Colonization, Mexican traditions, holidays, culture, and more.
✈️This virtual field trip in Google Slides & Seesaw contains video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
✈️This resource integrates a variety of social studies and reading skills. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
During this virtual field trip, your students will embark on a journey to discover the significance of Cinco de Mayo, the history of Mexico, and the impact of colonization on Mexican society. They will also learn about Mexican traditions, holidays, and customs, such as Mexican dance, music, and food and the celebration of Mexican heritage.
✏Your students will go on a virtual tour of Puebla, a city steeped in Mexican history and culture. Along the way, they will explore the city’s vibrant architecture, iconic landmarks, and art. They will also have the opportunity to learn about Mexican cuisine and experience the country’s diverse cultural traditions.
✏Through this virtual field trip, your students will gain a greater appreciation for Mexican culture and learn valuable lessons about respect, tolerance, and diversity. They will also be inspired to explore and appreciate different cultures around the world.
Join us on this unforgettable journey to Puebla, Mexico, and let your students experience the magic of Cinco de Mayo like never before!
*Please note: This resource includes links to YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. I recommend embedding the videos to avoid ads and other content that may be inappropriate. Instructions for embedding the videos are included and it should only take a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that any links to third-party content may be changed or removed by the content owner. All links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Slides & Virtual Video Read Alouds – Interactive slides & virtual video read aloud take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading comprehension skills, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Social Studies – This virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
- What is Cinco de Mayo?
- Let’s Travel!
- Puebla, Mexico
- A History of Mexico
- Timeline of Mexican Colonization
- About Puebla
- Talavera de Puebla
- Cinco de Mayo
- Celebrating Cinco de Mayo
- Mexican Traditions
- Cinco de Mayo Celebrations
- Create a Flyer
- Celebrate with Food
- Holidays, Culture, and Respect
- More to Explore!
Answer Key Included
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
This virtual field trip takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.