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 Caribbean American Heritage

What do Americans from Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Haiti have in common?  They're all Caribbean Americans!  June is Caribbean American Heritage Month, a time to honor the heritage of Americans of Caribbean descent.  Celebrate it by:

Caribbean dancer

 Reading books inspired by Caribbean cultures. 

 Making fried plantains, a tasty Caribbean dessert.

 Reading an excerpt of the poem "My Heritage" by NBA player Etan Thomas.

 Playing an online game of cricket, a popular Caribbean sport. 

 Listening to Afro Cuban, French Caribbean, and steel drum music.Puerto Rico image


But first, test your knowledge of Caribbean geography in the jigsaw puzzle below.


Caribbean Islands Jigsaw Puzzle

Drag the pieces to the right place to create a map of the Caribbean.

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