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Earth Day Books for Kids In Spanish & English
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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 […]

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Twin Cities Spanish Immersion Summer Camps
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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 […]

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Around the World Cookbook for Elementary Classes
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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 […]

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Food, Cooking, & Culture: English Children’s Books
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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 […]

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

Do your kids love helping in the kitchen?  Explore the world with your little ones through delicious food books!  These 20+ favorite Spanish children’s books will introduce your kids or students to food and cooking themes from many cultures. Reading books is an excellent way to learn about other cultures.  And if your kids are […]

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Spanish Valentine’s Day Videos for Kids
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Spanish Valentine’s Day Videos for Kids

With so many students engaging in virtual learning this school year, I’ve selected some fun Spanish Valentine’s Day videos to share. Use these 10 videos at home or in the classroom to enjoy learning about Valentine’s Day, love, friendship, and Spanish vocabulary! These short videos have been selected for preschool through elementary-aged children learning Spanish. […]

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The Essential Gift Guide for Bilingual Kids
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The Essential Gift Guide for Bilingual Kids

The holiday season has arrived!  Have you been searching for a fun and educational gift for your bilingual or multilingual child?  I have some wonderful ideas for you that will get your child building, exploring, and imagining – in any language. In our home, we try to keep things simple with a four gift rule […]

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Spanish Early Readers for Kids
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Spanish Early Readers for Kids

Is your little one starting to read in Spanish?  When your child starts decoding words independently, it’s such a magical time!  From learning letter sounds to reading syllables, to blending those syllables into simple words, your child is on the way to reading on his/her own. To encourage beginning readers, I’d love to point you […]

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