Free Printable Spanish Rhyming Words

  Practice rhyming Spanish words to build phonemic awareness. In other words, to recognize similarities between words we hear. This will help in learning to read and write later on.  Plus kids enjoy thinking of new words (real or made up ones) that rhyme. Be prepare to laugh!!! Children can naturally learn a new 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 doing […]

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 Miguel […]

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 to […]

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.  Living […]

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 must […]

Resources to Teach and Learn about the Human Body in Homeschool inspired by Charlotte Mason, Classical Education, Montessori. Spanish Materials included.

    This post contains affiliate links.  The human body is a very common topic of discussion around our dinner table. We like to discuss where the foods we eat come from and how they can HELP our bodies. Because of this, we often end up talking about the digestive system, bones, joints, brain, etc.  […]

10 Sweet Bilingual Board Books for Raising a Bilingual Child in the Early Years

As we raise our bilingual children, I have started to make note of the books we read and the things we have done along the way to help teach them Spanish as naturally as possible. One of these has been reading to them from a very young age, the womb. We read books in Spanish, […]

Spanish Poetry Tea Time – Eclectic Charlotte Mason Homeschool

  This post contains affiliate links.  The month of May has been mainly dedicated to analyzing what 2016-2017 was like for our schooling. What I am wishing to keep the same as well as the areas I am wishing to further work on. Since the very beginning of our homeschool, way before we officially started, […]