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Movie: Los Tres Reyes Magos

Did you know the first ever animated film done 100% in México is Los Tres Reyes Magos? Yes, that´s right and completely appropriate since Reyes Magos (Three King´s Day) is a cultural and religious tradition which Latinos and Spaniards have cherished for generations. In 1974, film directors Adolfo Torres Portillo and Fernando Ruiz, who had previously worked at the Disney animation studios, animated the classic story of the Three Wise Men who go on a journey to find baby Jesus toRead More ...

Books & Libros: Los Reyes Magos

   After Papá Noel has come and gone – 12 days later, to be exact – there is another round of celebration yet to arrive. El Día de los Reyes, celebrated in various ways in several Spanish-speaking countries, is the day that commemorates the arrival of the Three Wise Men. Food, letter writing, and parades abound as children wait for them to appear. Because there are so many different Reyes traditions throughout the Latino world, a great way to teachRead More ...

Feliz Navidad Villancicos Playlist

On this Noche Buena/Christmas Eve, we want to wish you the most beautiful and heartwarming time with your familia y amigos. Few things say Navidad better than villancicos and music. We’ve created a special You Tube playlist of 15 popular Christmas songs in Spanish for you and your kids. There’s even some Luis Miguel thrown into the mix! If you want to sing-a-long, click here for a collection of printable lyrics of five loved villancicos. ¡Feliz Navidad! Merry Christmas!  Read More ...

Beauty and The Beast in 3D {Coloring Sheets}

The Disney classic Beauty and the Beast will be released from the vault and return to theaters in 3D on January 13th 2012! For all the little princesses out there who can’t wait to see this movie, we’ve rounded up printable coloring sheets for them to enjoy in the meantime. Click here for the printable coloring sheets pictured above. And check out the Spanish version of the song ” Tale As Old As Time” or “La Bella y la Bestia Son”:  ...

La Bolsa Magica {Printable Activity}

La Bolsa Mágica This is a fun, interactive guessing game that you can easily incorporate into your daily routine or tailor it for the holidays.  The objective of this activity is to encourage language production and vocabulary development.  Kids absolutely love the guessing aspect and the anticipation of seeing what is in the bag. 1. Find a sparkly holiday gift bag.  The more sparkles, the better!  This will serve as your ‘bolsa magic’. 2. Choose a theme for the week,Read More ...

Books & Libros: Reading for a ¡Feliz Navidad!

It’s here again…finalmente! The day our kids eagerly await all year: la Navidad. The kids are out of school, overloading their bellies with treats and snooping around the house for presents. While you’re preparing for feasts and family time, remember to take a moment each day to read to your bebés and teach them what Christmas means to you. As with every holiday, we are making the search easy with a list of great bilingual book recommendations from La TienditaRead More ...

Dos Borreguitas Spanglish Style for Kids {Giveaway}

“Que Divina!” I loved the Babel Animalitos T-shirt from the moment I saw it. The t-shirt comes in pink and blue and features three pairs of animalitos “speaking” in both English and Spanish. As our little Spanglish children all know, the doggie says “Guau Guau” in Spanish, but “Woof” in English. The sombreroed pajaritos on this shirt chirp, “Pio Pio!” It made me and Marisol both smile immediately with its playful graphics. I noticed right away that the shirt wasRead More ...

Posada Piñata Ornaments {Craft}

One of our goals this holiday season is to attend our first Posada as a family. I remember going to one as a kid but vaguely remember what it consist of. I do remember piñatas and lots of candy. I decided to create these super colorful Posada inspired Piñata ornaments to kick off our holiday season! To get started you will need: • a small box preferably with lid • Tissue paper in festive colors at least 3 colors •Read 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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