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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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Easy Screen-Free Spanish Activities for Kids
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Easy Screen-Free Spanish Activities for Kids

Are your kids getting burned out with all the screen time this school year?  Looking for some simple screen-free activities that your child could do to practice Spanish? Try one of these EASY activities that will make practicing Spanish fun – with no screens allowed!  Most require little to no set-up ahead of time. Get […]

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Elementary Spanish Calendar Routine Ideas
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Elementary Spanish Calendar Routine Ideas

Many preschool and elementary classrooms start each morning off with a calendar routine.  While doing distance learning at home with my kids, we even started our morning routine with calendar time!  Here are some ideas for how to enhance your calendar routine – whether doing distance learning, homeschooling or in the classroom.  I’ve included many […]

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Fun Outdoor Language Learning Activities for Kids
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Fun Outdoor Language Learning Activities for Kids

Get out in nature and learn some new vocabulary My amazing mom always says, “Keep it simple, make it fun!” This was especially important to her as a parent and a long-time kindergarten teacher, and even now that she is a grandparent. It gained new meaning for me as I became a mom – and […]

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Bilingual Picture Dictionaries for Elementary Students
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Bilingual Picture Dictionaries for Elementary Students

Earlier this year, we took our three kids on their very first plane rides – to Tucson, Arizona!  My husband and I moved down to Tucson from Iowa several years ago.  He did his intern year of his medical residency, and I taught second grade in a Spanish immersion program.  When we moved back to […]

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Ideas for Supporting Second Language Learning at Home
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Ideas for Supporting Second Language Learning at Home

Try one of these new ideas for supporting your child’s language learning at home – even if you don’t speak the language!  Is your child learning another language in a bilingual or immersion program or from a caregiver?  If so, I’m guessing you have quite a few reasons why you’d like your child to learn […]

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