Tag: Homeschooling

Spanish Vowel Sound Practice Puzzles
Reading, Teaching

Spanish Vowel Sound Practice Puzzles

Is your beginning reader ready to practice Spanish vowel sounds? I’ve got a fun way they’ll want to try again and again – using colorful puzzles! It’s a magical time when a new reader begins to match letters to their sounds and decode words! You can see your child’s eyes light up when they start […]

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Words of Encouragement Bilingual Parents Need to Hear
Language

Words of Encouragement Bilingual Parents Need to Hear

Encouragement for parents raising bilingual kids to inspire consistency in their language use During my childhood, my grandparents lived in a large white farmhouse in the Iowa countryside. When my family and I would arrive and walk in the door, my grandma and grandpa would greet us with huge smiles and tight hugs. Then I’d […]

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Llamitas Spanish Curriculum for Bilingual Families
Resources, Teaching

Llamitas Spanish Curriculum for Bilingual Families

An honest review of Llamitas Primaria Baja Curriculum by Mama Llama Linguist Summertime can often mean a break from Spanish learning for dual language students like my own three kids. This summer, however, we decided to keep up our academic Spanish learning by trying out the Llamitas Spanish Curriculum! For parents like me who are […]

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Spanish Back-to-School Books for Kids
Resources

Spanish Back-to-School Books for Kids

The school year is about to start for my kids! It’s a new beginning for my three kids – my oldest starts fifth grade, my middle child is in third, and my baby gets started with kindergarten. The teacher in me loves this back-to-school season: the new school supplies, the excitement, the amazing back-to-school books. […]

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Daily Routine Conversations in Spanish
Language

Daily Routine Conversations in Spanish

Plus a free printable to empower your everyday Spanish learning What do eating breakfast, brushing our teeth, or getting dressed have in common? They’re perfect daily routines for practicing Spanish at home! These small moments in our day may seem insignificant when it comes to learning languages. Yet, there is power in what we do […]

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Best Devotional Books for Kids – in Spanish & English
Books

Best Devotional Books for Kids – in Spanish & English

Are you raising little ones in a faith-filled home? Perhaps you’d like to start a daily devotion time for your family. Devotional books are an excellent way to teach our children about God and incorporate our faith into a daily routine. Just like learning a language, when we prioritize and value something on a daily […]

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Winter Science Experiments for Kids in Spanish (With Videos)
Activities

Winter Science Experiments for Kids in Spanish (With Videos)

Amazing winter science experiments to try at home with your child! Looking for some wonderful winter science your child can do at home? From ice crystals and artificial snow to homemade ice cream or a snow storm, I’ve got you covered! You and your child can create your own winter science lab in the kitchen. […]

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Creating Community with Kids in a Minority Language
Language

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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