Tag: Reading Activities

Winter Scavenger Hunt for Kids – English & Spanish
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Winter Scavenger Hunt for Kids – English & Spanish

Free bilingual winter scavenger hunt for children Winter has almost arrived! Here in Minnesota, winter brings snow, ice, and delighted children outside enjoying the season despite the weather! Building snow forts, ice skating, or sledding – there’s fun to be had even when the temperatures drop. Since moving north to Minnesota several years ago, we’ve […]

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Fall Scavenger Hunt for Kids in Spanish & English
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Fall Scavenger Hunt for Kids in Spanish & English

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year where we live in Minnesota! Leaves are changing colors to brilliant reds, yellows, and oranges everywhere we go. Our neighbors’ front porches are filling with gorgeous mums, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, and festive Halloween decorations. The cooler autumn weather has arrived, and we’re […]

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Spanish & English Summer Reading Challenge
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Spanish & English Summer Reading Challenge

Create your own summer reading and writing challenge with your elementary-aged kids this year! Or if you’re a teacher, pass the challenge on to your students and their families. In Spanish or in English, encourage your kids to explore the world through books and use their imaginations as they create and write all summer long. […]

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7 Summer Ideas for Spanish Reading & Writing
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7 Summer Ideas for Spanish Reading & Writing

With free BILINGUAL reading and writing bucket lists for elementary kids Strengthen your kids’ Spanish (or English) reading and writing skills this summer with these engaging ideas! From creating a writing nook in your home to starting a kids’ book club, the possibilities are endless to learn and practice Spanish this summer (and all year […]

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Bilingual Summer Writing Bucket List
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Bilingual Summer Writing Bucket List

Get your kids engaged in some fun summer writing practice this year with a free printable bucket list of ideas! Summer is the perfect time to let kids explore their own interests and write about whatever they choose. Whether they’d like to write a story about a family vacation, an acrostic poem for a friend, […]

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Bilingual Summer Reading Bucket List
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Bilingual Summer Reading Bucket List

Summer has almost arrived! It’s the perfect time for some fun outdoor adventures, family time together, and unlimited learning possibilities! Summer is a wonderful season to let kids explore their interests, learn about a new hobby, or discover something new about a topic they love. And all the fun can start with reading a book! […]

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10 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Reading Motivation
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10 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Reading Motivation

Ideas to improve your child’s daily independent reading time Do your kids need some help staying on track during their daily reading routine?  Perhaps you have new readers who are practicing each day, or your kids have reading homework to do for school.  As a bilingual teacher turned full-time mom of three, I know that […]

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Create a Print-Rich Home with Object Labels
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Create a Print-Rich Home with Object Labels

Label your home to boost second language learning and literacy skills Labeling everyday objects in your home is a simple and constructive way to encourage language and literacy growth in your child.  Putting small labels on objects like the sofa, table, or lamps gives kids an opportunity to see and read the object’s name each […]

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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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