Independence Day – Dominican style

Thursday we celebrated Independence Day here in the Dominican Republic. Mery (my Dominican co-teacher) planned the activities for the kindergarten class. She’s getting ever closer to having her own group of kids next year.


The highlight of the day was the parade through Batey Lima. The kids were adorable in their little campesino and padres de la patria costumes. Several parents came out to watch as we marched through the streets of the village. It was fun learning a little more about this nation’s history and culture.

Chrislin – PK3
Vickiana – PK3
Albel, Alfredo, Javier – K
Rosa, Bergica, Sonia – K
Getting ready for the march
Pre-school cuteness
Mery and her costumed kindergartners

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