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Books & Libros: ¡A Celebrar el Fourth of July!

At the end of a hot summer day (especially the sweltering ones there have been this year!), there is nothing quite like retreating to the air conditioning and curling up with a good story. Nothing could be quite as symbolic of America’s multicultural traditions as reading about them in both English and español! In honor of el cumpleaños of our great country, here is a list of some heartwarming, pride-inducing, and informative bilingual books for Independence Day. Click on the individual links or seeRead More ...

Stars and Stripes Edible Wands {Edible Craft}

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Want to turn a simple cookie into an amazing cookie just insert a stick into it! Seriously, a popsicle stick, a skewer, a lollipop stick…. kids love it! My boys couldn’t wait to get their hands on there July 4th edible wands!  Even our 18 month old bebé enjoyed playing with it and chowing it down. A couple of weeks ago, I shared how to make this trendy Confetti Bunting that you see above. It’s so simple and cute! These are greatRead More ...

Expressing Emotions in Spanish {Activity}

¡Feliz como un lombriz! That is how we all want our children to feel todo el tiempo. Of course, no one is happy all the time, and it is important for children to learn to understand and express different emotions. This simple craft activity is a sign to hang on a door. A child uses it to show how she is feeling. I call it a midemociones (emotion measure) and it helps children identify and express emotions in Spanish. ThisRead More ...

An Interview with Brave’s Director, Mark Andrews: A Film All Parents Can Relate To

Were you among the hundreds of thousands of people who flocked to the theaters to see Disney*Pixar’s Brave this weekend? If so, you helped position it as the #1 movie of the week with a crazy gross of $66 million at the box office. We were certainly there because my girl was so impatient with expectation that we couldn’t wait any longer. We were not disappointed at all and beyond excited that Disney and Pixar gave birth to such aRead More ...

Hot Icy Fun {Activity}

Wow!  Not sure how summer has started in your barrio, but here in the Nation’s Capital, hace calor!  This means we have had lots of pool-time and fun with water. Until recently, I really thought there wasn’t a way to make playing in the pool more fun, but my daughter Sofía found a way!  When I wasn’t looking, a little hand went into my glass of water and hielo (ice) and voilá…a whole new fun dimension of playing in theRead More ...

Come With Us to evo’12 Courtesy of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies! {Giveaway}

By now many of you know that part of maintaining this site and community is attending social media and blogging conferences. What we get out of these conferences is not only the chance to learn and grow our social media skills, but also to connect with our blogging peers and the brands that are interested in partnering with us and aligning with our raising bilingual kids movement. One of the conferences I attended last year for the first time isRead More ...

Sneak Peek at Disney Junior’s “Sofia The First”

Disney unveiled a first-look of the upcoming animated Disney Junior television movie and series “Sofia the First” earlier this month at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. We’re excited to show you a sneak-peek clip of the new little girl princess Sofia (voiced by “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter) who can talk to the animals and is just oh-so-adorable. Remember that you can watch all the Disney Junior shows – like “Doc McStuffins” and “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” inRead More ...

My Favorite Letter {Activity}

Do you know what’s your kid’s favorite letter? It’s the first letter in their name! That is a letter that they usually recognize even before they fully know the alphabet. We can use this for an activity that will increase vocabulary and sharpen their reading skills even at an early age. All you need is a set of 3” by 5” index cards, a box to store them, a book and something to write with. If you are reading toRead 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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