Spanish Coloring Page: J es de Jirafa

Spanish Coloring Page: J es de Jirafa

Teaching your children or students the Spanish alphabet? Here is a fun Spanish coloring page for the letter “J,” which stands for jirafa, or giraffe. I have always loved the giraffe – probably because I’m tall! – so I naturally thought of this gentle creature when it was time to learn the letter “J”! (I had actually […]

Spanish Greetings Game and Craft: H Is For Hola

Spanish Greetings Game and Craft: H Is For Hola

Here is a fun bilingual Spanish game plus a craft that you can use to help language learners practice basic greetings. One thing I noticed during our last trip to Costa Rica was that our bilingual kids had trouble carrying on simple conversations with relatives and acquaintances. Since they were used to speaking Spanish at […]

Toddler Letter Craft and Activity: G Is for Go

Toddler Letter Craft and Activity: G Is for Go

My toddler is just starting to learn about the ABCs, so I thought it would be fun to do a very simple toddler letter craft to teach her that G is for go! I made it more complicated for my preschooler, so he could work on his fine motor skills (and not get bored!) We […]

Learning About Hibernation: Resources for Kids

Learning About Hibernation: Resources for Kids

Fall is finally here, so it’s a great time to explore all of the changes happening outdoors. One of the big questions children may have is what happens to animals in winter. They can see birds migrating south as the weather grows colder, but what about those that stay behind? Here are some wonderful resources […]

Early Literacy: Getting Started Teaching the Alphabet

Early Literacy: Getting Started Teaching the Alphabet

I am so excited to be kicking off this year’s 31 Days of ABC series! This is one of my favorite series because it focuses on one of the a major early literacy milestone: learning the ABCs! So today I want to spend time looking at how to get started teaching the alphabet to very […]

60+ Hispanic Heritage Month Recipes to Try with Kids

60+ Hispanic Heritage Month Recipes to Try with Kids

Hispanic Heritage Month is here, and it’s one of my favorite times of year! Not only do I get to throw a virtual party with my blogger friends (see below for details on our big HHM series and giveaway), but it’s such a fun excuse to celebrate Hispanic heritage with my kids! While we often […]

Donate Books to Encourage Diverse Collections

Donate Books to Encourage Diverse Collections

Books are such an incredible way to open up the world to children, yet still today in 2017 the characters in children’s books remain overwhelmingly white. Studies show the importance of representation in literature, yet there is still an incredible diversity gap. The good news is that there is a groundswell of support for more […]

Books to Help Kids with Grief and Anxiety

Books to Help Kids with Grief and Anxiety

A common struggle of childhood is learning to deal with big emotions, whether anxiety over starting at a new school or dealing with the death of a loved one. I’m happy to share with you some wonderful new children’s books that take a creative look at grief and anxiety, allowing young readers to use their […]

Homeschooling Multiple Kids Without Losing Your Mind

Homeschooling Multiple Kids Without Losing Your Mind

Homeschooling can be a challenge under any circumstances, but when you have more than one child at home it can really require all of your patience and creativity. Yet it can also be incredibly rewarding, as your children build closer sibling bonds and develop their budding abilities to mentor and nurture others. Plus, some of […]

Fun Bathtime Books Your Child Will Love

Fun Bathtime Books Your Child Will Love

Bathtime is one of those sweet moments of childhood, where little ones can laugh and play in the bubbles and enjoy splashing in the water. Or at least that’s how it’s supposed to be, right?? Each of my kids has loved and hated baths at different stages in their lives, though for the most part […]

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