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Toolbox Treasure Art-A Father’s Day Craft

El Día del Padre / Father’s Day is coming up this June 17 and I’ve been a little stumped at what creative gift Sofía will give her Papi.  Recently I read an article about how people who received gifts in fancy wrapping tended to like the gifts considerably more than people who received the same gift but not wrapped as nicely.  I think this is super-true and certainly applies to children’s art as well.  I think any piece of art, wellRead More ...

Playing Picture Card Games in Spanish

If you are looking for Spanish language games to play with your niños this summer, try picture cards. The pictures help kids understand the Spanish they hear, so they learn new words as they are having fun. You are probably familiar with games like Memory, where players turn over matching pairs, or Go Fish where players ask each other for cards to make pairs. You will find ten games to play with picture cards on this printable activity sheet. IfRead More ...

10 Picture Card Games to Play in Spanish {Printable Activity}

The following games accompany the post Playing Picture Card Games in Spanish. Click the links at the end of the article to download and print these games and a set of summer picture cards. Use the words on the cards as much as possible as you play. ¡Diviértanse! 1. La carrera Set out cards as a race track. Add a salida and a meta (start and finish). Roll dice to move pieces along the track. You can add sin gasolinaRead More ...

Photo Banner for Conversation in Spanish {Printable Activity}

As my kids got older, I worried about them getting enough exposure to Spanish to keep expanding their vocabulary. The language we used at home was often routine and as they spent more time with friends they used Spanish in fewer settings. I was concerned that when we did speak Spanish in new situations there was not enough repetition for them to be really learning. I began looking for simple ways to have conversations about a wider variety of topicsRead More ...

Paper Pinwheels {Craft}

Summer is near and if there is anything we love most is all the outdoor and indoor activities and decorations we can make . Bright colors whimsical decorations really make summer special for us. Pinwheels are one of the easiest and affordable crafts to make for any occasion. The kids and I decided to bring some summer cheer to our home with different patterned paper pinwheels. You can easily make a batch of 4 pinwheels for less than $6 To make someRead More ...

Un Juego de Números or a Numbers Game in Chalk {Activity}

Have you run out of ideas of how to maximize your Cielito’s outside play?  Or maybe you´re just secretly aburrida of playing the same things outside – Like I am! Well, in order to add a little zing to our outdoor play, we created a new game, which we call, El Juego de Números en Tiza, The Chalk Number Game.  Plus, there are MANY not-well-advertised benefits of exercising and playing outdoors in addition to keeping physically fit.  Exercise helps us developRead More ...

Paper Flores: Mother’s Day Bouquet {craft}

Mother’s Day (Día de las Madres) is almost here! Even though I am the mama and should be getting all the gifts with the kiddos I thought it would be nice to create a gift with them for me! This of course is the sweetest handmade gift you could give anyone else on any other occasion. Perfect for those who don’t like the phase of the flower dying. This Mother’s Day bouquet of  paper flores is everlasting! To make aRead More ...

Simple Mother’s Day Gift in Spanish {Craft}

Use the MADRE hearts to create a special Mother’s Day or Día de las Madres gift: Attach to straws and place in a cup ( flour or sand works well as a base). Color and cut out hearts. Tape hearts to straws and arrange in cup. Tie a ribbon or bow around cup. Give to Mami with love! For a printable version with the above pictured hearts click here. Thanks to The Bilingual Fun Company for providing this activity. You can followRead More ...

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Spanish Book Review: El Viaje de Magélica {Giveaway}

As a mother of two and a Kindergarten teacher, I often wonder about the imagination of children and if it is being fostered enough. We Read more ...

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Super Adventure –Review {Giveaway}

I loved watching Enzo’s face as he watched Super Mickey Mouse and his friends, Wonder Minnie, Super Power Pup, Super Good , Dynamo Read more ...

Las Posadas Craft: Make Your Own Farolitos

Disclosure: As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I’ve received product samples and compensation for my time and efforts in Read more ...

Ingenio Smart Play Pad (Interactive Learning Toy)

Ingenio’s Smart Play Pad is one of those toys your child will love tapping to discover new sounds that make up letters, colors, and Read more ...

Multilingual Christmas App: Pango en Navidad

You might remember Pango, the adorable blue raccoon, from our previous review of Pango Imaginary Car. Developer Studio Pango has just Read more ...

Sending Navidad Greetings with Hallmark Go Cards

I am part of the Windows Champions Program. As a Windows Champion on behalf of SpanglishBaby, I am loaned a laptop, and, on occasion, Read more ...

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