Category: Resources

Favorite Bilingual Day of the Dead Books for Kids
Resources

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 […]

Read More
Spooky Spanish Halloween Experiments for Kids (with Videos)
Resources

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, […]

Read More
Fall Scavenger Hunt for Kids in Spanish & English
Resources

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 […]

Read More
Top 10 Spanish-English Dictionaries for Kids
Reading, Resources

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 […]

Read More
Family-Friendly Spanish Music
Resources

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. […]

Read More
Top Spanish Magazines for Kids
Resources

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 […]

Read More
Earth Day Books for Kids In Spanish & English
Resources

Earth Day Books for Kids In Spanish & English

Twenty favorite science and nature picks to celebrate Earth Day every day Earth Day, Día de la Tierra, is celebrated each year on April 22nd. It is the perfect time to appreciate our home and focus on improving the ways that we care for it. However, we can celebrate our Earth and teach our kids […]

Read More
Twin Cities Spanish Immersion Summer Camps
Resources

Twin Cities Spanish Immersion Summer Camps

Language camps near St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota Looking to enroll your child in a Spanish language immersion camp this summer?  If you live in the Twin Cities, I’ve got you covered!  Take a look to find a variety of language learning options for your child – from summer child care to fun and educational […]

Read More
Around the World Cookbook for Elementary Classes
Resources

Around the World Cookbook for Elementary Classes

With a free printable to use for your class cookbook One of my first years teaching, I had a new student join my classroom from Puerto Rico. He was the most amazing, brave first grader! While we were already a diverse group of dual language students from native Spanish and native English homes, he was […]

Read More
Food, Cooking, & Culture: English Children’s Books
Resources

Food, Cooking, & Culture: English Children’s Books

My three kids love helping in the kitchen! And it means so much to me to make memories cooking together – especially when we can use that special time to learn about people from cultures around the world. In our home, we make favorite recipes that have been passed down for generations in our families […]

Read More