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Kids Service Activity: Neighborly Thank You Gifts

Here’s a great idea: Neighborly Thank You Gifts with Free Printables to kick off your Thanksgiving week! The lovely thing about this activity is that it’s super kid friendly and you can share it with your vecinos or la policia, the local fire fighters, el cartero, or your family members when they come over for Thanksgiving dinner. If your children are little then all they have to do is hand out the notes as is, but I bet they stillRead More ...

McDonald’s Celebrates The Joy Of Reading With Happy Meal Book Collection

On November 1st, McDonald’s celebrated the joy of reading by including four different original books in their Happy Meals. The books focused on nutrition, imagination and play and were available  in English and Spanish. They’re a great addition to the “on the go” library and a fun reminder for kids to eat right. Below is a short description of the four books pictured above. “La Hormiguita Campeona”  is a book about Ant, a bodybuilder, who encourages physical fitness through exerciseRead More ...

#BilingualKids Video of the Week: La Historia de Thanksgiving

Semillitas Channel on YouTube has a short and fun animated video in Spanish to teach kids a bit about the history of Thanksgiving. ¡Que lo disfruten! For more videos in Spanish about Thanksgiving, check out our Thanksgiving para Niños playlist on YouTube. ...

Holiday Movies: Mickey’s Christmas Carol and Winnie-the-Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year {Giveaway}

Mickey’s Christmas Carol Just in time for the holidays Disney has released the 30th anniversary special edition of “Mickey’s Christmas Carol.”  The original has been digitally enhanced and this classic story sparkles like never before.  This animated version of Charles Dicken’s classic features all of your favorite Disney characters with Mickey as Bob Cratchitt and Scrooge McDuck as Ebenezer Scrooge.  The movie delivers a heartwarming and timeless message of kindness and generosity and it reminds us that the real meaningRead 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 ...

¿Quién fue…? Collection Book Review {Giveaway}

I was delighted to get a chance to review some books in the “Quién fue…?” collection for Young Readers. It was so refreshing to see books written in Spanish about important characters I had learned about when I was younger. I didn’t have these growing up — everything was in English. This collection is amazing! The books are written in an interesting way with information that is both educational and entertaining.  Each book has vocabulary that is age-appropriate and containsRead More ...

Arte Kids Bilingual Board Books Collection {Giveaway}

I had the opportunity to review the five bilingual board books that form part of the Arte Kids Books collection: Black & Blanco!, Colors Everywhere, 1,2,3 Sí. Animal Amigos! Hello Círculos!  are colorful and full of learning opportunities! The sturdy board books provide colorful images, text in English and Spanish and at the end of each book, an explanation of the artwork that is included on each page. The artwork in the books are quite diverse, coming from all over the world. OneRead More ...

Make a Gratitude Alphabet in Spanish

My kids enjoyed doing these gratitude cards so much, that I figured they would love working on another craft for Thanksgiving that would be all about being thankful. This time around, I asked them to help me put together a gratitude alphabet in Spanish. There are different ways to do something like this, but we went the sketchbook route where each letter gets its own page with a corresponding image on the opposite one. I particularly wanted to do thisRead 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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