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Scholastic Parent Circle: The Miracle of the First Poinsettia {Giveaway}

Recently, I was asked to join a select group of bloggers as first official members of a program called the Scholastic Parent Circle. As such, I’ll be reviewing one book from Scholastic’s Club Leo selection every month, as well as giving a copy away. I’m pretty excited about this opportunity because I’m always looking for quality and fun books in Spanish and we all know how hard those are to come by. We already have a nice collection of SpanishRead More ...

Read Conmigo Sends You Free Bilingual Books!

 Finding and acquiring quality bilingual reading material for our kids is a perpetual challenge. Though SpanglishBaby tries to make the task easier for you with reviews, giveaways, and recommendations, we can’t exactly deliver our favorite libros to your door. However, we found someone who will! Infinity Insurance is the resource behind a new program called Read Conmigo, a bilingual literacy program intended to support Spanish literacy by helping parents get past one of the greatest barriers: access to developmentally appropriateRead More ...

Ingenio’s Sounds Amazing Bilingual Cards and Pen {Giveaway}

As my boys get older, they’re more into books, elaborate building sets and Mama’s iPad, and have outgrown the babyish Spanish-“speaking” toys of old.  That’s why I liked Ingenio’s Sounds Amazing cards.  There are fifty double-sided flashcards, grouped into categories (our favorites were Transportation and Musical Instruments), which include a picture of an object (such as an ambulance), information about the object in English and in Spanish, and a bar code.  Scan the bar code with the included wand, andRead More ...

Smart Play Ingenio USA Map Puzzle {Giveaway}

  Once your kids start to fathom what cerca and lejos mean, your next step is to expand the concepts by helping them understand where they fit in the world (literally). The Smart Play USA Floor Map Puzzle by ingenio can help you do just that. Along with cute symbols for each state, the puzzle includes Spanish names for many states and bodies of water. It is the perfect size – big enough to read easily, but won’t cover theRead More ...

Caramba Kids By José Luis Orozco Is Live! {Giveaway!}

If you’ve followed us for the last almost three years, you know we are avid fans of bilingual educator and musician, José Luis Orozco. We admire his vision and dedication of more than 30 years for preserving our cultural heritage and language through the use of music and literature aimed at our niños. The restless Orozco and his crew have just announced the launch of a site and project we were already privy to, but were waiting for it toRead More ...

Prep & Landing on DVD {Giveaway}

Disney’s Prep & Landing, the adorable holiday movie, is out on DVD just in time for the holidays. This story is about an elf named Wayne who has been woking tirelessly for 227 years, and was anxiously awaiting for his promotion. Instead he gets paired up with a rookie elf named Lanny for a special Christmas Eve mission. Wayne and Lanny embark on a set of challenges to make sure that Christmas is saved, and in the end they findRead More ...

A Thanksgiving/Día de Acción de Gracias Song For You {Video}

We have a little gift for all of you! Check out this adorable video and song that will get your kids singing to the tune of ¡Gracias! and Thank you! {Lyrics below} Even more magical is the story behind the song and the video. The singer is our amiga Sara Quintanar who used to go to Camila’s previous daycare to sing with the kids in Spanish and English. Now her daughters are in a Spanish/English dual immersion program  and sheRead More ...

Giving Thanks And More Stories To Celebrate American Heritage {DVD Giveaway}

I have been looking for a way to explain Thanksgiving to my children this year.  While I love the cute stories about turkeys, I was hoping to provide my sons with a more meaningful and historical understanding of this American holiday. The Scholastic Storybook Treasures Giving Thanks…And More Stories to Celebrate American Heritage is a great way to introduce American history to children.  This DVD includes four stories “Lincoln & Douglass:  An American Friendship” which is narrated by Danny Glover,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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