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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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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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Bilingual Families: Catch One Another in the Act!

by Corey
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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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Get Your Bilingual Child Talking With a Monolingual Teddy

by Corey
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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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Las Hojas Estan Cambiando (The Leaves Are Changing): Part One

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Photo Credit:  Steven Deplo We are delighted to introduce a fantastic new contributor to Multilingual Living: Maria Hawkins! Maria 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 […]

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Cut It Out! Create a Collage with Your Bilingual Child

by Corey
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What to do with all of those old magazines?  Or what about those annoying advertisements that come in the mail? Before you put them in the recycling bin, use them for a fantastic bilingual language activity!  You and your child will have so many opportunities to use vocabulary while having a wonderful time!

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Bilingual Children’s Trivial Pursuit

by Corey
Multilingual-Bilingual Children Language Activities

Do you know the game Trivial Pursuit?  How about getting your bilingual children using your language with their very own Trivial Pursuit game?  What fun! It is a great game for children who can read and write (you can put them to work preparing the game) but children who are not yet able to read […]

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Get Your Bilingual Children Singing: If You Are Happy and You Know It…

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My kids and I did this language activity today while walking back home.  It was a hit!  After reading yesterday’s post, Jukebox Language Learning: Music Can Make You Multilingual, it made even more sense why we had such a great time! Singing together is such a fun way to keep vocabulary alive!  If you and […]

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Play the Beeping Game with Your Bilingual Children

by Corey
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Multilingual Living reader, Carla, sent in the following “game” she and her family play to make sure everyone is using the minority language as much as possible.  The fun in it is that everyone can do the beeping – parents and kids!  Make sure to keep it fun so that no one starts to feel […]

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Language Activity: Clothes and Cutlery with Our Bilingual Children

by Corey
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Multilingual Living friend, Gemma, sent in the following tip for how she gets her bilingual child motivated to learn words for clothes and cutlery in the minority language.  What a fun way to get the household chores done! Thank you Gemma for taking the time to send in this wonderful tip!

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