Mexico is the fifth largest country in the Americas. It covers more than 760,000 square miles. It's also the 13th largest independent nation in the world and as of the 2010 census had a population of more than 112 million people. It's also a country that has had a profound impact on the world and on North America.

Mexico also has a very rich history. It's a country that has strong cultural influences and is steeped in tradition. It's a country worthy of special attention for any geography or world history unit.

Teaching Your Young Students about Mexico with Classroom Resources

Whether you're teaching your class about the cultures and traditions in Mexico or you're studying their history, you can find resources at Teacher Planet to help. From Mexican Geography to the Cinco de Mayo celebration, you can find many useful resources and teaching tools. Explore the lesson plans, worksheets, activities, clip art and additional teaching resources. Help your children love and appreciate this beautiful and important country.