Tag: raising bilingual kids

Teachers can support a home language and make a difference in language development for bilingual kids.

When bilingual children start school in a language that is different than the one they speak at home, it can…

A book on raising bilingual children with how-to information and valuable perspective.

Not long after I started Spanish Playground, Adam Beck began writing his blog Bilingual Monkeys. As I read his early…

Reading to bilingual kids presents challenges like finding books and engaging kids with the text.

I’m happy to be part of a global group of bloggers writing about the A to Z’s of raising bilingual…

Teaching kids Spanish is easier with these reminders for difficult days.

Most days, teaching kids Spanish is fun. Playing together and watching your children learn will motivate you. Most days, you…

Raising bilingual children with strategies from Christine Jernigan.

Family Language Learning: Learn Another Language, Raise Bilingual Children by Christine Jernigan is a practical guide to raising children with…

Reasons for teaching your child Spanish and how to deal with obstacles.

Most parents understand that learning another language has benefits for children. However, like most worthwhile endeavors, structuring language learning takes…

Printable poster of qualities parents need if they are raising bilingual kids.

Raising bilingual kids is a complex, challenging undertaking. Of course, if there is one thing being a parent teaches you…

Answers to the question why Spansh is important for children.

It is obvious to Spanish Playground readers that speaking more than one language is an advantage in every way. We…

Dos and don'ts for parents of Spanish learners.

Parents often ask me how they can help Spanish learners if they only speak English. There is no denying that…

reading to kids in Spanish

Research has shown that reading to children helps them learn vocabulary and improves listening comprehension skills. As a parent or…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking two or more…

Join the Multicultural Kid Blogs Book Club! Starting next month… – A wonderful opportunity to read books related to multicultural…

I am sure that Bilingual is Better was written for me. After all, I have been waiting 20 years for…