Tag: Language learning

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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Language Learning with Kids in the Kitchen
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Language Learning with Kids in the Kitchen

Today I’m sharing interactive ideas for incorporating language learning around the theme of food and cooking with kids. Whether you’re teaching your child a second language, learning a new language together at home, or want to foster your child’s first language development, there’s so much vocabulary and language learning that can be done through the […]

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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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Top 5 Bilingual Parenting Books
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Top 5 Bilingual Parenting Books

My top five book recommendations for parents If you’re looking for an excellent book to learn more about raising bilingual kids, start with one of these!  Full of research-based advice, inspiration, and practical ideas, these books will get you off to a strong start in your parenting journey.  What’s more, they’ll give you the tools […]

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Why Should I Choose Bilingual Education?
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Why Should I Choose Bilingual Education?

5 compelling benefits to consider PLUS helpful websites parents should know about Choosing a school program is an important decision parents make for their children.  In many communities, parents have options about which school their child attends.  So why would parents choose bilingual education? Bilingual education has so many powerful benefits for children as they […]

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Encouraging Your Child to Stick with Second Language Learning
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Encouraging Your Child to Stick with Second Language Learning

8 valuable ideas for parents Learning another language takes time and dedication.  There will be ups and downs along your child’s language learning journey.  Times when you or your child want to give up.  Especially during this challenging time with COVID-19, your family may have lost sight of why bilingualism is important to you. So […]

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10 Ideas for Practicing Spanish as an Adult
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10 Ideas for Practicing Spanish as an Adult

As a non-native Spanish speaker raising bilingual kids, it’s important to me that I continue to practice and improve my Spanish language skills.  Perhaps you are a non-native speaker like me and are looking for easy ways to keep using your second language. When I worked as a Spanish immersion teacher, I used Spanish all […]

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Free Online Summer Spanish Learning for Kids
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Free Online Summer Spanish Learning for Kids

Virtual lessons, programs, and “camps” for preschool and elementary-aged kids Add in some fun Spanish learning adventures for your kids this summer – completely online!  These websites, video lessons, and true virtual summer camps will keep your kids learning in Spanish at home this summer (or all year!).  Kids can learn about a variety of […]

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