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Great Spanish Music for Big Kids
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Great Spanish Music for Big Kids

Songs for kids in elementary and middle school Are your kids ready to move past nursery rhymes and cute songs for young children?  We listen to Spanish music often in our bilingual home, and we’ve discovered some wonderful artists and songs that older bilingual kids – elementary school to middle school ages – will love. […]

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My 7-Year-Old’s Favorite Spanish/Bilingual Books
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My 7-Year-Old’s Favorite Spanish/Bilingual Books

We love reading books together at our house!  Spanish, English, bilingual, wordless – I LOVE books and I’m trying my best to pass on that love to my children.  My husband sometimes says that I have a problem because I honestly can’t pass up buying a good book.  My kids get books for Christmas, Valentine’s […]

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Spanish YouTube Channels for Kids
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Spanish YouTube Channels for Kids

A round-up of YouTube channels for kids learning Spanish I’ve done the digging for you to find some of the very best YouTube channels for bilingual kids! These channels will help you provide some Spanish language input – letting children see and hear the language – for your students or your own kids. Many of […]

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Getting Started with Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Getting Started with Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ideas to help your family transition to learning from home A few days ago my seven-year-old son was working diligently on writing a letter to a friend in Spanish while my five-year-old daughter quietly decorated a card to send to her grandparents.  “Phew, we’re doing great,” I thought, until… my one-year-old spilled our entire container […]

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Spanish Learning at Home Resources
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Spanish Learning at Home Resources

By now you’ve heard the news that all Minnesota schools are closed for the next two weeks! With schools closing all over the country, and families looking for ways to keep their kids learning while at home, I’ve compiled a list of resources for you to help your child continue learning in Spanish. These resources […]

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Spanish Music for Little Kids
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Spanish Music for Little Kids

I’d love to share some of my family’s favorite resources for Spanish and bilingual music with you!  We have music on throughout the day at our house.  We put it on while we’re cooking, reading, or playing together.  It brightens our day, starts sing-alongs and dance parties, and lets my kids (ages 1 to 7) […]

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Where to Find Spanish Leveled Readers
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Where to Find Spanish Leveled Readers

If you’re a bilingual teacher, you know it can be difficult to find quality Spanish books for your students!  I’ve always taught in the primary grades because teaching reading is my passion.  One year, I accepted a position to teach second grade at a school with a Spanish immersion program in its very first years.  […]

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