Holiday season is my favorite time of the year! Not just because of the festive feeling in the air, but also because I get to spend so much time with my family.

From our huge Christmas Eve party that ends with us opening presents at midnight to our New Years Eve celebration when we all eat grapes during the countdown, it's always a great time partaking in these cultural traditions while being surrounded by all my relatives and closest family friends.  And I know when I have my own kids, I will be teaching them those same practices the way my parents did. 

Since Christmas is just around the corner, here are a few other Latin American holiday traditions to pass on to your kids:

 

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10 holiday traditions to pass on to your kids!

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Dia de Los Reyes Magos

In Puerto Rico, part of the tradition for  El Día de los Reyes Magos (January 6th) is to put grass or hay in shoeboxes and a few bowls of water next to the tree so that the camels would have something to fuel them.

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Michelle Regalado is a Staff Writer at MamásLatinas. She loves reading, travel, pop culture, and writing about anything and everything.

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