Bilingual English and Spanish Unit Study on George Washington for President’s Day Dual Language

  This week we studied George Washington, the first President of the United States. While studying his life, we have also covered a few other subjects to create a bilingual – Dual Language unit in English and Spanish. George Washington was a brave man and a leader. These are two qualities that our students canContinue reading “Bilingual English and Spanish Unit Study on George Washington for President’s Day Dual Language”

Free St. Patrick’s Day English Spanish ABC Printable

St. Patrick’s Day or St. Paddy’s Day this year will be on Saturday, March 17th, 2018. This is an opportunity for children to learn about Ireland, go on nature walks looking for clovers, trying out new Irish food, and so much more. In a different post, I will share what all we will be doingContinue reading “Free St. Patrick’s Day English Spanish ABC Printable”

Famous Phrases by Latin American Authors and Their Best Books to Fall in Love with Spanish Literature

Spanish literature is very rich in language. The descriptions, rhyme, and key phrases are gripping to anyone who sits down to read a novel in Spanish.  In this post you will find 7 famous Latin American authors who have left their mark in literature.  Some of these authors are award winners of prizes like MiguelContinue reading “Famous Phrases by Latin American Authors and Their Best Books to Fall in Love with Spanish Literature”

Words of Affirmation and a Free Printable in Spanish for Valentines Day for Children

This post contains affiliate links.  Love. Love others as yourself. Love others because God first loved you. Love is the greatest commandment of all. Love begins at home. We want our children to know they are loved and what better way than telling them in writing so they can read notes from us in years toContinue reading “Words of Affirmation and a Free Printable in Spanish for Valentines Day for Children”

How to Keep Children Speaking in Spanish in an English Speaking Country

Today I joined a group of Spanish speaking moms who discussed with sadness in their tone how difficult it is to get the children to speak Spanish even at home in an English speaking country.  During our time, it was agreed that children don’t want to speak Spanish, even when they know the language.  LivingContinue reading “How to Keep Children Speaking in Spanish in an English Speaking Country”

Sneaky Educational Gift Guide for the Homeschool

Keep checking this page, which will be updated throughout the rest of the week and next week with current deals to help you achieve the goals of your homeschool.  Black Friday Deals Subscription Boxes:  Little Passports has a deal offering their best deal all year, save up to $40! LOVE this subscription box that teaches culture,Continue reading “Sneaky Educational Gift Guide for the Homeschool”

Best Gifts for the Young Child Learning Spanish

You want your toddler, preschooler, early elementary child to learn Spanish in a fun way, hands-on, without it really seeming like a language class. Red se dice rojo. Repeat. Two se dice dos. Repeat. Here you will find a running list of ideas for games and ways to teach content in Spanish to young children.Continue reading “Best Gifts for the Young Child Learning Spanish”

11 Tips to Set a Homeschool Routine for Success

This post contains affiliate links.   Fact 1: homeschool provides freedom to have your own schedule… However, Fact 2: when there is no routine, everyone and everything is all over the place which may lead to chaos.  Many times friends and family ask me “how do you homeschool when you have 4 children?!?! You mustContinue reading “11 Tips to Set a Homeschool Routine for Success”

Our Life Giving Table Fall Edition Inspired by Sally Clarkson’s New Book The Life Giving Table

As a homeschooling family, much time is spent gathered around our dinner table. It is the place where we eat, yes, but it is so much more than that. Our dinner table is the place where we do school, make crafts – even messy ones, the place where my kids get to help cook differentContinue reading “Our Life Giving Table Fall Edition Inspired by Sally Clarkson’s New Book The Life Giving Table”

Homemade Pumpkin Yogurt – Two Recipe Alternatives

  I fell in love with everything Pumpkin flavored some years ago when I first tried Pumpkin Pie. It was so new to me. I never had anything pumpkin flavored in Chile. It was not a popular flavor. In the United States, however, as soon as September hits, everything and I mean EVERYTHING is pumpkinContinue reading “Homemade Pumpkin Yogurt – Two Recipe Alternatives”