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Steps to Turn the Summer Slide into Learning

The Summer Slide occurs every year, all the time after school is over. Much like a typical slide, your children encounter at a playground, sliding during the summer break brings learning loss. Often, the Summer Slide progresses during the middle of the summer break. As soon as children spend time outdoors, at summer camps, or even travel during family vacations, coming back to reality is…

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Spanish books for kids: Fun stories by Eric Carle

Reading Spanish books together is a great way to introduce new literature stories to children. Some are full of beautiful illustrations and stories, while some present wonderful Hispanic culture. Even some classic stories are translated into Spanish. The author and artist Eric Carle shows us that art and literature is a great match. It is even more interesting to read his stories to young children.…

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Dr. Seuss: Celebrating his contribution to the legacy of children literature

In celebration of Dr. Seuss birthday, many educators step back a little bit to pay homage to one of the greatest children authors in history. Parents and educators agree that reading is perhaps one of the life skills children need. In a weeklong celebration, many prepare by reading different Dr. Seuss’ books or doing some creative crafts. But let’s consider what this amazing author contributed to children…

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Poetry for kids: 3 literary Spanish poems to learn to rhyme

When it comes to learning new vocabulary, there’s no better way or more fun than a rhyming poem. In these literary genres, not only do children get to appreciate a rhyme and a story, but they also get lyrics to a song. When reading poems, children might either clap their hands to the syllable formation in the poem or they can use an instrument to follow…

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Poetry for children is a great reading alternative

Poetry for children is one of the most rewarding experiences educators show. Besides the literacy aspect of poems, it also shows rhyming, metaphors, and boosts their imaginations. Not only is it fun to learn another language by reading different types of literature, but also it is interesting to see how other authors interpret the world around us. Poems can turn into songs and they turn into poems.…

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Spanish books for children to learn about germs

Children do not always want to brush their teeth, wash their hands, or use tissues when they sneeze. By learning how germs make us sick, parents can teach children about keeping healthy. By maintaining a healthy living, it will improve their health, their minds, and their academic success. Reading is an excellent way to show the necessary steps to keep healthy. These Spanish books are…

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Six fun Spanish picture books for young children

Reading motivation to young children can sometimes be a challenge. Finding fun books to read together is not easy when topics of interest can vary so much. However, Laura Numeroff interprets the various interests of young children in these adorable picture books. Many children adore doing multiple activities but only for a short while. Nothing captivates children’s attention than identifying with each character in the…

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Spanish books for children to learn about Thanksgiving

Giving thanks is an important part of Thanksgiving; it is also a great time to gather with families and friends. Since the first time the pilgrims gathered around their tables with Native Americans to celebrate this holiday, it was also a moment to recognize family and to give thanks for the harvest that year. Amid the Thanksgiving parades, football games and feasts, this time is…

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Spanish readers: 5 books to learn about habitats

Many books about animals and their habitats are wonderful ways to help children explore nature and the Spanish language. The earth is full of amazing ecosystems. From deserts to jungles, habitats have unique environments. Habitats are simply the places where different species interact. And many of these species will compete for shelter and food. Microscopic organisms and enormous animals are all part of the habitats…

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