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Winter Holiday Ideas for Bilingual Learners

Winter holiday ideas are easy to put together with little to no preparation. You often might find yourself wondering what to teach during those last few days of school. Or, you might be wondering how to keep your bilingual children learning? Either way, consider bilingual activities that can engage and entertain during the busy holiday season. 

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Spanish Winter Learning Activities

Spanish winter learning activities for bilingual learners consist of quick ideas to keep them learning. While the winter season brings lots of joy and enthusiasm, you can still create Spanish lessons to engage your students and children. These lessons don’t have to be elaborate. On the other hand, you can use the winter break as a precursor for concepts in the next few months. Adding…

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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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