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Snapfish Cards en Español {Giveaway}

We all love to take tons of pictures to remember our fiestas by and then share them with family and friends, and what birthday is complete without a special birthday card? To continue our Bicultural Birthday Celebrations week, we introduce to you our next generous giveaway. Our friends at Snapfish are giving away a $100 card prize pack to TWO lucky SpanglishBaby readers! You can use those $100 to create anything from photo books to puzzles for your kids toRead More ...

Rio The Movie on DVD {Giveaway!}

Feel like dancing with your kids? Then press play on the video below for a hip-shaking, samba-envigorating preview of the first two minutes of the movie Rio where Blu, the Brazilian Macaw, is still a baby bird in his native land. As of today, Rio is available for your home viewing on DVD and Blu-ray.  This is a movie our kids will have a blast with and can also learn so much from with our guidance if we want to teachRead More ...

Group Games For A Bilingual Fiesta {Printable Activity}

This whole week is dedicated to Bicultural Birthday Celebrations and group games have to be part of a good Fiesta. The games below were contribute by Jennifer Manriquez from The Bilingual Fun Company, so you know they must be a tested hit! La Araña La Araña is a fun and active group game. The game is played by a group of children ages 5 and up. The “spider” is confined between two parallel lines on the ground, drawn about 20Read More ...

Win a Set of Hallmark’s Recordable Storybooks {Giveaway}

Today we kick off a week-long celebration of Latino-style birthdays we´re calling:  Bicultural Birthdays Celebration. No Fiesta is complete without some outrageous gift-giving so we´ve put together four very, very generous giveaways of fantastic products for you to enter to win this week. The best way to make sure you don´t miss any of the giveaways this week (or any other, for that matter!) is to subscribe either to our reader feed or the email feed. The first giveaway comesRead More ...

Bug Hunt {Printable Activity Sheet}

Objective: Create your own bug hunt. Kids love looking for bugs in the summer time and the idea of searching is a fun, interactive activity that is perfect for language rich exposure and practice. Bug Hunt – La Búsqueda de Los Insectos • We love the summer bugs found at most Dollar Stores. Stock on the small plastic ones in a variety of colors. • Find a large, grassy area to sprinkle the bugs on the ground. • Give childrenRead More ...

Baby Record Book by Anne Geddes: Mis Primeros Cinco Años {Giveaway}

Anne Geddes is known for her photography, mostly of babies and kids in flowers, with flowers, on flowers, etc. Mis primeros cinco años (My First Five Years) takes it a step further by incorporating the photographs into a baby memory book where you can keep all the little details that come with the newness of a baby – milestones, pictures, measurements, etc. Sprinkled throughout this book you’ll find Anne Geddes’ famous photographs. I will say however, that some of the photosRead More ...

Books & Libros: Spanish Chapter Books for Young Readers

Have you noticed that most of the Spanish children’s books that receive mainstream attention are for children under 4 or 5 years old? I recently became concerned that my son and all of the Spanish-speaking children I know would reach an age when Spanish literature (translated or original) would be impossible to find. Then, in a moment of great synchronicity, I happened to run into a display of Spanish chapter books at my local bookstore. ¡Entonces, existen! While it wouldRead More ...

Rio The Movie {activities for kids!}

Rio The Movie is coming out on DVD on August 2nd, as we mentioned in our 2011 Summer Family Movies post. Check out the Portuguese version of the trailer! (Spanish speakers, see how much of it you understand!) Now have fun with Blu, the bilingual, bicultural bird who finds his roots during his Brazilian adventure with the following kids activities: Construct a Blu “glider” activity sheet Learn Portuguese with Blu activity sheet Math, Tic Tac Toe, and other mixed activityRead 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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