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Earth Day Books for Kids In Spanish & English
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Earth Day Books for Kids In Spanish & English

Twenty favorite science and nature picks to celebrate Earth Day every day Earth Day, Día de la Tierra, is celebrated each year on April 22nd. It is the perfect time to appreciate our home and focus on improving the ways that we care for it. However, we can celebrate our Earth and teach our kids […]

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Around the World Cookbook for Elementary Classes
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Around the World Cookbook for Elementary Classes

With a free printable to use for your class cookbook One of my first years teaching, I had a new student join my classroom from Puerto Rico. He was the most amazing, brave first grader! While we were already a diverse group of dual language students from native Spanish and native English homes, he was […]

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Food, Cooking, & Culture: English Children’s Books
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Food, Cooking, & Culture: English Children’s Books

My three kids love helping in the kitchen! And it means so much to me to make memories cooking together – especially when we can use that special time to learn about people from cultures around the world. In our home, we make favorite recipes that have been passed down for generations in our families […]

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Food, Cooking, & Culture: Spanish Children’s Books
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Food, Cooking, & Culture: Spanish Children’s Books

Do your kids love helping in the kitchen?  Explore the world with your little ones through delicious food books!  These 20+ favorite Spanish children’s books will introduce your kids or students to food and cooking themes from many cultures. Reading books is an excellent way to learn about other cultures.  And if your kids are […]

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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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Spanish Back-to-School Books for Kids
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Spanish Back-to-School Books for Kids

The school year is about to start for my kids! This year my oldest is going to second grade, and my older daughter gets to go to kindergarten. The teacher in me loves this back-to-school season: the new school supplies, the excitement, the amazing back-to-school books. Despite the school year looking a bit different for […]

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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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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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