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Pretend Play For Mother’s Day With Tea Cups and Cupcakes {Craft}

Who doesn’t like a little fiesta, pretend or not? Enter into the wonderful imaginary world that our children like to live in with this easy and fun pretend craft. Enjoy this with your child for a fun Mother’s Day Tea Party!  Even your little boys like to pretend to do grown up things like sipping café or tea. To Make Pretend Cupcakes: Supplies: baby food jar tissue paper scrapbook paper with fun edges chenille pom poms -mini and large sizes glue YouRead More ...

Special and Thrifty Gifts for Teacher Appreciation Day

No matter how much I think I’m culturally adept in my bicultural world-tuned in to both Hispanic and US culture, inevitably I make some blunders!  In our house, Sofía and I have been working on making gifts for her teachers or profesoras, as we call them.  I was proud of myself because I had not waited till the last minute.  But alas, it seems like I have!  For me, Teacher Appreciation Day has always been May 15, but evidently theRead More ...

Jump Rope Rhymes en Español {Printable Activity}

   My children can rattle off rhymes they chanted jumping rope when they were small. I have to say, they are not the only ones! I can recite rhymes I jumped to as a child, too. With jump rope rhymes, movement and language work together to reach our minds and memory on the deepest level so that we remember the chants long after we stop jumping rope with our amiguitos.  We all know how important it is to be physicallyRead More ...

Upcycled Container for Snacks on the Go {Craft}

April is Earth month! Did you celebrate Earth Day last week? We did! The kids and I are now on a mission to use at least one recycled item in our crafts. Here is our latest Upcycled Container craft: The Snacks on the Go! It is the perfect container to hold the yummiest snacks from trail mix to fish crackers or any of your favorite dry snacks. To create your own personalized snacks on the go container here is what you will need: -A Powder DrinkRead More ...

Día de los Niños Parachute {Craft}

Día de los Niños is something newly celebrated in our family. We attended our first  Día de los Niños event just two years ago and it was a hit with the kids. One of the most important things I remember my son took from the event was his handmade craft. He was only 18 months then, but he was so happy with his little craft. Every year now I try to take the time to create a little special suprise for theRead More ...

PEEP Science Videos and Activities in Spanish

SpanglishBaby is excited to be working with WGBH Boston, the National Latino Children’s Institute and PEEP and the Big Wide World to celebrate El Día de los Niños. Cities around the country will celebrate El Día de los Niños on Monday, April 30, 2012. PEEP and the Big Wide World introduces kids to science and has a super website with Spanish language resources. By observing and describing the basis of science, kids learn Spanish as they associate words with whatRead More ...

Fun and Easy Activities to Introduce Basic Science Vocabulary in Spanish {Printable}

Editor’s Note: The following is a list of activities to accompany the blog post “PEEP Science Videos and Activities in Spanish“. You can also click the link at the end of the article to download and print. Las sombras–el sol, la sombra Play Sol y sombra, a variation of the traditional game Mar y tierra. Line up along the edge of the shadow of a tree or building. The leader calls out sol or sombra and the others players jumpRead More ...

Online Games, Activities and Videos to Celebrate Earth Day in Spanish!

Earth Day/Día de la Tierra is celebrated worldwide on April 22nd. This is a perfect time to sit down with our kids and make learning about taking care of our Madre Tierra fun and entertaining en español. You can start by pointing out the fun fact that the three Rs (las tres erres) are the same in English and in Spanish! Recycle=Recicla Reduce=Reduce Reuse=Reutiliza Then, check out these fun online games, activities and videos around the web. Online Free SpanishRead 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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