Here you will find tips, tricks and ideas for making your bilingual journey with young kids fun, playful, and effective. We've been there both at home and in the classroom, & we are really good sharers. So stop in to see what our latest piece of advice is -- please comment on or share the posts you enjoy. Thanks!
Word Replacement Therapy — Using Kids’ Love of Patterns to Teach Spanish
Babies & kids are master pattern sleuths. Looking for patterns is one way they make sense of their worlds. And they apply this skill […]
Re-use Words to Learn New Ones — then Celebrate!
(this lovely image is from NIFTYHOMESTEAD.COM) Use the Old to Learn the New Whenever possible, when teaching kids a new language, try to STAY IN […]
How to Get Started Teaching Spanish — an alternate to colors & numbers
Often, when considering teaching young children a new language (and an immersion experience is not possible) the first thing that comes to mind are […]
The Super Power of Young Kids: Language Learning!
Babies can discern & mimic sounds from ANY language. Harness that Power– the sooner the better! Babies don’t need special rings, phone booths, or […]
Halloween, Thanksgiving & Winter Holiday Fun!
Spooky! Very Scary! OoooooOOOoooOOOooooooh! The Holidays are coming: the spooky, the cavity-making, the delicious, the appreciative, the spiritual, the loot-filled and … the magical! […]