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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 released a cute seasonal app which is, best of all, multilingual. Pango Christmas 2013 is a fun way to keep kids excited about the upcoming holiday. In this app, Pango is getting ready for Christmas with his animal friends. They are setting up the wreath, building a snowman, and staying warm by the fire while they participate in other traditionalRead More ...

Bilingual Science iPad App

The Adventures of Alex: Electricity is a new iPad app available in English and Spanish. It’s an educational ebook with a funny twist at the end. Alex is a curious little boy who wonders where power comes from. Learn what types of devices around your house require electricity by tapping each object on the pages. Then, go with Alex as he follows the power lines to find out where they begin. Alex travels for miles with his dog to investigateRead More ...

Multilingual Creative Shape Learning App

WiseKids, a unique app developer with a refreshingly global outlook, is launching its latest multilingual app: Shape the Village. With this app, kids can be creatively stimulated while learning about círculos, triángulos y cuadrados. There are 16 different corners of the “village” to visit and manipulate shapes. Like all the apps from WiseKids, this one has narration options in 8 languages, including English and Spanish. It’s true that the music is cute and graphics are adorable, but this app wasRead More ...

New Spanish eBook From PlayTales: Teha el Viento {Giveaway}

I am excited to share another fantastic PlayTales ebook with you. We have reviewed several PlayTales stories recently, and I can once again say with certainty that the PlayTales app is one of the most worthwhile digital investments you can make. The interactive stories are diverse and appropriate for a range of ages, and they are constantly releasing new ones. Teha el Viento is a beautiful story about a wind girl who lives in the clouds and loves to practiceRead More ...

Windows 8 Halloween Apps Para Todos!

I am part of the Windows Champions Program. As a Windows Champion on behalf of SpanglishBaby, I am loaned a laptop, and, on occasion, Microsoft products such as software to assist me in developing content for my blog posts. All opinions are my own. Some of you may have heard that Windows 8 has rolled out the free Windows 8.1 upgrade! Check out the details here, and then download it from the Microsoft app store. Once you’ve done that, checkRead More ...

Haunted House 3D Pop-Up Book Multilingual Halloween App

We are big fans of StoryToys apps, since they offer such a great mix of game play and reading. The new Haunted House 3D Pop-Up Activity Book app is no exception. It’s a wonderfully creepy ebook with 8 pop-up scenes that require some sort of action. From tickling monsters to decorating jack-o-lanterns, the activities leave no Halloween creatures out. Like other StoryToys apps, this one is available in 4 languages: English, French, German, and Spanish. The narration is professional andRead More ...

3 Spooky Halloween eBooks in Spanish

Halloween is upon us again. That may mean different things for different families, but one common thread is FUN! Especially for the youngest of our SpanglishBabies, it’s best to minimize the spooky when it comes to Halloween-themed activities and maximize the cute factor. That’s what the PlayTales app is offering this month: a chance to read some fun, not-so-scary Spanish ebooks to celebrate a favorite American holiday. The first is La Fiesta de Halloween ($3.99), a great story about vampires,Read More ...

Two Multilingual Luca Pestañas Apps for Kids

All parents try to ease their children into new experiences. Historically, reading a relevant book has been helpful to prepare children for a change. Now, we have the great option of using educational multimedia to do the same. The Luca Lashes/Luca Pestañas series of ebooks, apps, and activities is one way to do this. Luca is a young boy who gets nervous as he goes through lots of “firsts,” including going to the dentist and getting his first haircut. InRead 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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