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Video of the Week: Las Emociones de Niko

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Lori Langer de Ramirez is one of the amazing experts on  our  Ask an Expert panel. She has a website called Mis Cositas where she has compiled tons of information regarding language learning and culture for kids.  One of the pages on her site is Mis Cositas TV where she showcases a series of short videos.  The videos are organized, and even color-coded, by category:  travel, culture, language, illustrated folktales and educational, amongst others. Many of these videos star Lori´sRead More ...

Video of the Week: Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

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Funny coincidence happened last week. I was rummaging through a resale store with my girl and we found some fairy wings that were just her size. She’s at the stage where she’s discovering that dress up is fun. She really had no idea what they were, but she knew she wanted them on. We drove back home and to our surprise found a screener copy of Walt Disney Picture’s newest “Disney Fairies” movie Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure forRead More ...

Video of the Week: El Perro y el Gato

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This HBO Latino series features both a dog and a cat that are so, but so cool that they´re bilingual and only need to go by “El Perro y el Gato.” The short episodes focus on simple pre-schooler topics such as manners, vacation, grooming and, the one below, sharing. The hyper active Perro says everything in English and then repeats it to to the ice cool Gato in Spanish.  The cat responds in short phrases which are usually written outRead More ...

Video of the Week::Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Diamond Edition

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It’s been nine years since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (or Blanca Nieves y los Siete Enanitos, as I called it as a child) has been available in any form to view.  This is one movie I know I want mi niña to fall in love with as much as I did. Well, today is the day the classic movie that crossed borders to form a part of all our lives, and who’s claim to fame is having beenRead More ...

Video of the Week::El Sastrecillo Valiente

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We went digging into the Disney vault to uncover this classic tale in Spanish:  El Sastrecillo Valiente. A good fable with Mickey Mouse never fails.  Enjoy! httpv:// We invite you to visit our new sister site, SpanglishBabyFinds, where we review the coolest products made with Latino and/or bilingual kids in mind. There’s an awesome giveaway going on now! ...

Video of the Week::Ice Age 3

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When we watch movies at home with our girl, we have one rule:  movies in Spanish.  I´m always looking for DVDs that offer the Spanish language track and I especially love those that invest in hiring great and recognizable Latin American actors to dub the voices.  A lot of the times the Spanish version is even funnier than the original! Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs is one of those films. The Spanish version contains an all-star cast that includesRead More ...

Las Aventuras de eebee

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httpv:// Last week V-me launched a new parenting series of mini-episodes in Spanish called Las Aventuras de eebee which is hosted by a superstar Latina we all know well-Thalía. Thalía, whom we know mostly as a pop singer and from her successful roles in Mexican telenovelas, became a mamá two years ago and now is sharing screen time with an adorable and colorful baby puppet called eebee-”the baby’s baby”-in entertaining vignettes that help parents of infants aged 6 months andRead More ...

Video of the Week: La Granja de mi Tío

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I definitely run the risk of sounding naive, BUT I really had no idea how to sing “Old MacDonald had a Farm” in Spanish.  My girl’s been singing it a lot lately and I really wanted to teach her the Spanish version (even though really the only part she sings for now is “E-I-E-I-O”).  I found it on You Tube, of course. The Spanish version is callled “La Granja de mi Tío” and it´s just as catchy as the EnglishRead More ...

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