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What Are Language Summer Camps?

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A day summer camp is exactly what the name implies. Your child attends camp daily for however many weeks you're interested in (or you can afford.) Obviously, the longer your child attends, the better the end result. As far as I understand, the daily curriculum is taught in the target language, which depending on the program you choose, can range from Spanish to Arabic. Normally, age requirements are a bit more lax in this type of setting. At the one I've been looking into for Vanessa - the Denver Montclair International School - for example, they accept kids as young as three. By the way, their Spanish program is so popular, it's pretty much sold out for the entire summer! "Day camps work really well for really young kids," says Carl-Martin Nelson, the director of communications at Concordia Language Villages in Minnesota. "We find that half the time it's the parents who are not ready for regular summer camps and the other half it's the children" ...

Video of the Week||Bruno y los Banana Amigos

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I´m slowly but surely becoming obsessed with the children´s programming on V-me (which is basically PBS en español).  A couple of weeks ago I posted a Las Tres Mellizas Bebés adorable video and today I have to introduce you to Bruno y los Banana Amigos. ...

Traditional Songs + Finger Plays for Your Bilingual Baby

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I love going back home for a lot of the obvious reasons, but also because, as an avid reader, it gives me a chance to stock up on books in Spanish. Now that I’m a mami, I’ve added children’s books to my list. The selection tends to be much more varied than back in the States–especially now that we live in Colorado! I know there’s always the option of getting books online, but there’s nothing better–for me, at least–than toRead More ...

Video of the Week: Te Quiero

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The two words every parent raising a Spanish speaker wants to hear:  Te Quiero. ...

Simple Tips for when Your Bilingual Child Refuses to Use Minority Language

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From all the reading I’ve done since the creation of SpanglishBaby, it seems to be that one of the biggest issues parents who are raising bilingual children eventually face is that their kids won’t answer back in the minority language – particularly after they start school. Although I really can’t envision this being a problem for us, I know I’m delusional – especially now that we live in Colorado! As I’ve mentioned in the past, I helped raise my nowRead More ...

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