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PBS presents: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood {Giveaway}

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One of the downsides to having moved to the United States as a teenager is that there are a lot of cultural references I have no connection to. The majority of these have to do with children’s music, literature and television programs that my generation grew up with here. That’s why I have no connection to something like Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, for example. While I’ve heard people rave about the program and I’m sure it was truly amazing, I’d beRead More ...

Sonia Sotomayor and 15 Celebrity Latinos on Sesame Street

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Season 43 of Sesame Street premieres on Monday, September 24th on PBS Kids and we were excited to see that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, an inspiration to all women and Latinas, will be making her second appearance on the show. This time around, she’s on the “Word on the Street” segment talking about the word “Career,” perfectly suited for the beloved “Wise Latina.” The new season will feature an exciting segment, “Elmo: The Musical!”, a new S-T-E-A-M curriculum, andRead More ...

Soar With Reading for the Second Year in a Row! {Giveaway}

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As multicultural families, we all know that travel is an important part of raising well-rounded kids. When we can, hopping on a JetBlue flight is a great way to expose them to other worlds. But even when we’re too busy to leave home, we can take the niños on plenty of aventuras just by opening a book. For the second year, JetBlue is showing its support for literary adventures through its Soar With Reading campaign. Along with PBS Kids, JetBlueRead More ...

PBS KIDS Summer Reading Party in Spanish

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While I don’t really have to worry about Vanessa not reading during the summer — she’s a bookworm, just like her mom — I must say I do love the idea behind iVillage PBS KIDS Summer Reading Community Challenge, which starts tomorrow, is free and lasts six weeks. The way it works is pretty simple. Basically you just sign up and you’ll start getting daily emails with literacy-building tips and activities from experts at PBS KIDS and Scholastic, two ofRead More ...

Oh Noah! Is back on PBS Kids Go! With More Bilingual Fun

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The PBS Kids Go! web series Oh Noah! formerly known as Noah Comprende is back with a second season! The web series is offering new animated interactive videos and games that help our niños practice Spanish. We’ve already raved about Oh Noah! before.  What’s awesome about this series is that it offers our niños a little bit of everything they love. As they watch an  entertaining clip of Noah they also get to play fun games that reinforce Spanish vocabulary. We love this seriesRead More ...

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

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   Like our  niños many of us are fans of Elmo, the not-so-monstrous Sesame Street monster. He’s definitely won us over with his friendly voice, and a laugh that we could recognize anywhere. But how many of us know who is behind the voice? Some of you might recall when Elmo spoke to SpanglishBaby en Español… un poquito; well, now we will get to meet Elmo’s puppeteer and creator, Kevin Clash.  The award-winning documentary,  Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey is premieringRead More ...

The Lorax Cast & Crew Comment on Dr. Seuss. Happy Birthday!

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The legendary Dr. Seuss has been inspiring a love of reading in children for generations. Many of us are share fond memories of reading his books as kids. As many of you know Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax has been animated into a 3D movie that comes out in theaters today! In honor of his birthday we want to celebrate by sharing with you what some of the actors and crew from the new Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax movie revealed to us about their Dr.Read More ...

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