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3 Easy Pumpkin Crafts

Tis the season for all things pumpkin! Are you looking for a simple but fun class treat or party craft for kids? Here are three easy pumpkin (calabaza) crafts to get you into the Harvest or Halloween mood! Is it a calabaza or a zapallo?  In Mexico, we say calabaza but when I first arrived to Ecuador and visited the mercado the lady looked at me like I was crazy when I asked for a calabaza. So like a littleRead More ...

Los Monstruos: Halloween Song in Spanish by Music With Sara

  Nothing like Halloween to bring out the spooky, silly and funny bone in kids and adults alike. This catchy and easy-to-learn bilingual song, “Los Monstruos,” by our amiga Sara, is sure to get your kids cantando and even howling en español and, in the process, learn the names of their favorite Halloween creatures in English and Spanish! You can click on the above link to purchase the digital track for only $1 and play it to your heart’s content.Read More ...

Sana, Sana Book Review {Giveaway}

Last week, I received a copy of Indi Avila’s Sana, Sana book for my son Matías and I to review. What I was thrilled about even more was that Indi had taken the time to sign it and send me a very sweet note with it. This is a story based on a classic Spanish language nursery rhyme that many of us know and love. Reading through the book, I could hear my mamá saying “sana, sana colita de rana, si no sana hoyRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Mama Yala {Printable}

  Over the past week we’ve been sharing with you a different Latin American and Spanish instrument coloring page for you to enjoy with your kids in honor of Hispanic Heritage month . This is a great way for us to talk to our niños about our culture and share something new and enjoyable with them. A total of 10 instrument coloring pages were provided to us by Mama Yala and we will be sharing them with you again today. If you’re lookingRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Ocarina {Printable}

Yesterday we shared with you the laúd. Today’s instrument of the day is the ocarina ! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll even beRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Laúd {Printable}

Yesterday we shared with you the cencerro. Today’s instrument of the day is the laúd ! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll even beRead More ...

Read Picture Books to Speak Spanish with Children

Finding Spanish language picture books was a huge challenge when my chiquitos were chiquitos. The books I could find were often bad translations, and they were carísimos! I bought books in Mexico, but it was impossible to bring back enough. So, I translated stories as I read and searched endlessly for more. This frustrating situation led me to explore picture books without words and I quickly came to appreciate the power of reading wordless picture books in Spanish. Even ifRead More ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Instrument Of The Day- Cencerro {Printable}

Yesterday we shared with you the charango. Today’s instrument of the day is the cencerro! MamYala has provided us with an awesome set of coloring pages featuring instruments from Latin America and Spain. Each day we will be posting a new coloring page with a new instrument and its name in Spanish for you to enjoy with your niños. This is a great way to spark a conversation about Latin American music and it’s roots. Who knows, maybe you’ll even be inspiredRead 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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