Winter Scavenger Hunt for Kids – English & Spanish
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Winter Scavenger Hunt for Kids – English & Spanish

Free bilingual winter scavenger hunt for children Winter has almost arrived! Here in Minnesota, winter brings snow, ice, and delighted children outside enjoying the season despite the weather! Building snow forts, ice skating, or sledding – there’s fun to be had even when the temperatures drop. Since moving north to Minnesota several years ago, we’ve […]

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Creating a Spanish Immersion Environment for Kids at Home
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Creating a Spanish Immersion Environment for Kids at Home

Spanish immersion at home: seven ways to create an engaging environment to help kids learn at home “How can I help my child practice Spanish at home when I don’t speak Spanish?” “What can we do over the summer to keep up the Spanish learning?” “What are some fun ways to practice our language at […]

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Favorite Bilingual Day of the Dead Books for Kids
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Favorite Bilingual Day of the Dead Books for Kids

10 top book recommendations for Día de los Muertos In this post, you’ll find our absolute favorite books to learn about and celebrate Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead! Are you looking for a book to read aloud with your class or to use with your own children? Look no further! These […]

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Spooky Spanish Halloween Experiments for Kids (with Videos)
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Spooky Spanish Halloween Experiments for Kids (with Videos)

Halloween-inspired science experiment videos for kids to practice Spanish These spook-tacular Spanish Halloween experiments will have your child learning about science and practicing Spanish at the same time! You and your child can do the science experiments along with these Spanish videos. Or, you can simply watch the videos for some educational entertainment. Either way, […]

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Fall Scavenger Hunt for Kids in Spanish & English
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Fall Scavenger Hunt for Kids in Spanish & English

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year where we live in Minnesota! Leaves are changing colors to brilliant reds, yellows, and oranges everywhere we go. Our neighbors’ front porches are filling with gorgeous mums, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, and festive Halloween decorations. The cooler autumn weather has arrived, and we’re […]

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Top 10 Spanish-English Dictionaries for Kids
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Top 10 Spanish-English Dictionaries for Kids

Favorite online and print Spanish dictionaries for children of all ages My first and third graders are engaged in their daily quiet reading time, when I hear the older one stop to ask me about a word. “Mom, what does aguacero mean?” My three children are bilingual – learning both English and Spanish. So when […]

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Family-Friendly Spanish Music
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Family-Friendly Spanish Music

Songs the whole family can enjoy together My kids and I are almost always listening to Spanish music! It’s one simple way I incorporate extra language input for my kids during the day. We love songs that are catchy and fun to listen along to as we play, cook, draw, or ride in the car. […]

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Top Spanish Magazines for Kids
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Top Spanish Magazines for Kids

Print and digital magazines for children and teens Sharpen your kids’ reading skills and let them explore the world through a magazine in Spanish! Magazines, like books, offer an engaging way for children to boost their literacy skills. They can be enjoyed together with a parent or read independently. Magazine articles are a great way […]

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Creating Community with Kids in a Minority Language
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Creating Community with Kids in a Minority Language

How can you build community around your minority language? Bilingual parenting can feel like a lonely path at times.  I know it has for me, especially as a non-native Spanish speaker trying to teach my children a language that we rarely hear in our small Midwest community. Yet finding opportunities in which my children and I […]

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Spanish & English Summer Reading Challenge
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Spanish & English Summer Reading Challenge

Create your own summer reading and writing challenge with your elementary-aged kids this year! Or if you’re a teacher, pass the challenge on to your students and their families. In Spanish or in English, encourage your kids to explore the world through books and use their imaginations as they create and write all summer long. […]

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