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5 Tips to Maximize Language Learning on a Family Trip
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5 Tips to Maximize Language Learning on a Family Trip

Sandals, goggles, and swimsuit? Check! Authentic language learning, cultural immersion, and family fun? Double check! A vacación with the kids is the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories together. It can also be a time for the family to use and expand their minority language! We just returned from our first trip outside of the […]

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Twin Cities Spanish Immersion Summer Camps
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Twin Cities Spanish Immersion Summer Camps

Updated for 2022: 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 […]

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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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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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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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