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Learning Letter Identification Activities for Bilingual Learners

Learning letter identification is probably the beginning step to knowing Spanish. Each letter in the Spanish alphabet combine with syllables to create different words. That is, knowing beginning letters is the precursor to acquiring vocabulary and stepping into reading. With fun letter identification activities and games, young bilingual learners learn while playing.

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Holiday Bilingual Reading Activities and Stories

Holiday bilingual reading may not be on every children’s wish list this year. Perhaps, they wish for fun toys and games that entertain. However, the school year may pause for a few days or weeks for winter break. So, what do you do to encourage your children or students to continue learning? 

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Core4Parenting Language Development Skills

Core4Parenting sat down with Spanish4Kiddos to talk about how to help parents with language development skills. Cara Tyrrell, the founder of Core4Parenting, describes who she helps parents with skills that children need even as babies. I talked with Cara about the many ways she uses her programs to help parents.

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Thanksgiving Bilingual Reading for Young Learners

Thanksgiving bilingual reading is a wonderful time to begin to learn to share and learn traditions. With fun bilingual stories like Thanksgiving, you can easily use this holiday theme to learn about language skills. Besides, holiday themes like Thanksgiving are fun lessons to integrate vocabulary, phrases, and reading. The after-reading activities encourage your readers to look for prepositions. Afterwards, look for these words using the interactive…

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Learning About Acorns: A Bilingual Story

Learning about acorns is a fun way to introduce specific vocabulary about acorns, oak tree life cycle, and Spanish sight words. How can these activities combine in a single theme? You can easily create lessons and activities using simple themes like learning about acorns and oak trees. But, you can add other learning activities to develop different language skills. 

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Halloween Bilingual Reading Activities

Halloween bilingual reading is a fun technique to encourage bilingual learners to read, interact, and learn new vocabulary skills. How fun would it be when you use themes like Halloween to focus on prior knowledge? Activate that knowledge of experiencing Halloween or trick-or-treating to enhance new or previous words. Of course, you may want to use fun and light-hearted stories. In this way, these bilingual…

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Hispanic Inventors: Hispanic Heritage Month Ideas

Hispanic inventors contributed many of their accomplishments to better the world. Whether in medicine or technology, these Hispanic inventors improved our communities in so many ways. Of course, the Hispanic heritage provides a stepping stone to the many contributions they gave to society. For Hispanic Heritage Month, let’s celebrate these figures and so many more famous Hispanic figures to remember their accomplishments.

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Spanish Weather Reading and Activities

Spanish weather reading activities are essential for introducing terms and basic concepts. With simple techniques with reading, your students will learn Spanish weather terms and other ideas. While these techniques are great for bilingual students, other students can also benefit. Better yet, these activities easily integrate with other lessons like seasons, clothing terms, or weather expressions. 

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Spanish Five Senses Bilingual Reading

Spanish five senses bilingual reading can include various activities and lessons. A fun way to use Spanish five senses in lessons is to use collages, puzzles, interactive games, and reading. Of course, you can relate feelings and emotions with five senses activities. In this way, you incorporate different ways to use various senses that help students express feelings. You can also use body part terms…

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