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Arabic Alphabet Chart Code

by Corey

  Ryan Wiley from SpeakOut Languages just emailed me today to let me know about this simple Arabic Alphabet chart. It uses arrows to show how to write Arabic letters.

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Bilingual Storytime: What Is It? How Do I Do It? Will Anyone Come?

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By Rebecca Grossberg “La la la….une balle!” “You found my ball!” “Cette balle est à toi?” “Yes, I threw it from over there.” “Tu l’as lancée de là-bas?”  And so begins storytime at the Wazemmes branch of the Lille, France public library. (Above is an extract from Watch Me Throw the Ball! translated as  Chacun […]

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Play the Opposites Game

by Corey
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Here is another tip for how to get your children speaking your language. It may seem simple to us adults but practicing opposites can be challenging for our children, especially in all of their languages! Try out this language activity while in the car, going for a walk, sitting in front of the fire or […]

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Make Your Own Vocabulary Adventskalender for the Holiday Season

by Corey
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Multilingual Living reader Kate sent in the following language learning activity which she just posted on her blog. This is a wonderful way to count down the days until Christmas (or make it for 31 days and use it to count down until the New Year) all while learning new vocabulary! Thank you Kate for […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Tactile and Kinesthetic

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Las Hojas Estan Cambiando (The Leaves Are Changing): Part Two

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Photo Credit: Steven Deplo Maria Hawkins is a former public school teacher who now homeschools her children in English and Spanish. We asked Maria if she would be willing to share her teaching and language knowledge to create Spanish language lessons for families to utilize at home (or the classroom) with their children.  She agreed! […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Literacy Activities

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Play the Animal Riddle Game with Your Bilingual Children

by Corey
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Multilingual Living reader Maria sent in the following language learning activity.  She made up this activity to get her children hearing and using their minority language in a fun and fantastic way.  Your kids will not be able to resist the fun of this activity! Thank you Maria for taking the time to send in […]

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Halloween & Día de los Muertos

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By Maria Hawkins Photo Credit: Loren Javier Aside from enjoying all the changes in the weather this time of year our family has a special fondness for celebrating Halloween and El Día de los Muertos. The kids start filling the house with decorations and preparing their costumes for Halloween. We stick to spooky more than […]

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Bilingual Families: Catch One Another in the Act!

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Multilingual Living reader, Kymber, sent in the following language learning activity that she and her family do together!  She wrote this in response to Carla’s language activity: Play the Beeping Game with Your Bilingual Children. The key is to keep this fun – everyone should be able to catch the one another “in the act” […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Art and Drama

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Get Your Bilingual Child Talking With a Monolingual Teddy

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Multilingual Living reader, Maria, sent in the following language learning activity that she is doing with her son!  They are a bilingual family so this fun and interactive language activity helps them add in yet another language into their daily lives. She was inspired by the One Hour a Day of Language Learning post to […]

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