According to the CIA world profile, 30% of Mexico's population is under 14 years old, so it's a child
A friendly country that loves family traditions.
Family life is often celebrated, but especially on Sundays, the only day off for many Mexican workers.
Friends and family will go to the restaurant for a meal that can last for a few hours, or get together in the park or at the beach and have a picnic in the afternoon.
Traveling to Mexico is also a rewarding experience for your family as long as you are ready for yourself and your children.
Apply for passports for all family members at least two months before the holiday.
Additional time and paperwork are required if permission from the former spouse is required.
No matter age, all Americans must have a passport to re-
Enter the United States.
Laws and forms can be found in the United StatesS.
Website of the State Department, www. travel. state. gov/passport.
Buy an identification label or bracelet and engrave it with your child's name, contact number and any medical condition or allergy of your child.
Teach young children their full name and your full name.
Mark their holiday clothing with a name tag or laundry pen and carry with you the current photo of each child.
Pack a small one first-
First aid kit with itthe-
Painkillers and stomach remedies suitable for children, as well as bandages, disinfectant ointment, blister treatment, hand sanitizer, and small packet tissue.
Bring a copy of any prescription and brief medical history.
Study maps and online sites with your kids, list what to do, be sure to include activities of all ages.
Plan balance activities: a visit to the museum in the morning may be rewarded with an afternoon of entertainment or a water park.
Buy a simple Spanish Dictionary or download a Spanish phrase.
Find books for children familiar with Mexican culture.
Laurie Krebs's "Let's go to Mexico. "2008)
And Miles Harvey's "see what's coming from Mexico" (1999)
Two books on Mexican culture.
Children are encouraged to use their phrase book to discover signs at airports and highways, or when buying candy and ice cream in Mexican shops.
Help them greet Mexican children with friendly phrases, or greet the staff at the hotel and restaurant. Buy kid-
Friendly Snacks in Mexico "tiendas", "small community grocery store" or "supermercado--
Gigante is a large Mexican supermarket chain, but Wal-Mart also has a large market.
If you don't have a refrigerator, buy a small refrigerator to keep your car rental and drinks and snacks in your hotel room cool.
Only fruits that must be peeled are provided.
As Mexicans did on Sunday: visit local parks or town beaches where musicians, vendors and street performers will add to the atmosphere of the carnival.
Check the calendar, or ask at the Hotel help desk if there are any special local festivals or national holidays during your stay, including colorful parades or fireworks shows.
Buy unique Mexican children's souvenirs at the local market, such as the lucha libre mask worn by the Mexican professional wrest.
The toy booth is filled with miniature versions of Mexican cookware, trucks, puppets, dolls and pinnatas.
The candy stands in Mexico offer a sweet new world.
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