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Buenas Noches,

I find it fascinating¬†how in different languages, animals “make” different sounds…

Today, I will share one of my favorite childhood songs. It’s about a baby chick who says pio pio pio ūüėČ

Click here to sing with me!

Feliz Viernes!

CON AMOR,
Daniela

How to stop a tantrum before it starts

Buenas Noches, If you were eager to read this post¬†after reading the subject line, you’re probably too busy to read a long¬†post… So let’s get to the “carne y papas” Here’s one tool to stop¬†tantrums before they start Feliz Viernes! CON AMOR, Daniela

How to create audio books

Buenas Noches, Do you ever wish you could listen to your grandma’s voice one more time? What if she could read your favorite bedtime story… forever? I’m so excited to share today’s video with you. In this video, I will show you how to create your own audio books and preserve the voice of yourContinue Reading

The project approach in action

Buenas Noches, I am so excited to share this project with you! As you may know, our after-school program is for ages 4-8. However, this school year we added an age group(Muchachos).  Three of our students turned 9 and 10 last summer and they wanted to continue with the program. As the beginning of the school yearContinue Reading

Encouragement vs. Praise

Buenas Noches, We all want to help our children grow and develop a strong¬†self esteem, but what is the best approach? Praise or encouragement? In today’s video, I will share the difference between the two and why it’s so important to use the right approach. Click here to watch the video Feliz Viernes! CON AMOR,Continue Reading

Being short has its perks!

Buenas Noches, Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite books… I know I have lots of “favorite” books. I love this book because I can identify with the main character and because it’s filled with repetition and comprehensible input. I hope you enjoy! Click here to watch the video Feliz Viernes! CON AMOR, Daniela

Best parenting book…EVER!

Buenas Noches, If you have been with us for a while, you may already know how much I love this parenting book. “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk”¬†¬†is NOT a book for controlling your child‚Äôs behavior. Instead, this book is full of wisdom on how to create aContinue Reading

Why It’s Necessary To Make Language Real

Buenas Noches, While you may not remember how you acquired your native language, you have definitely seen the process babies go through in leaning their native language. Do babies start speaking on day one? Do they memorize grammar rules? Are they forced to repeat the same word or phrase over and over until they achieve perfectContinue Reading

How to make snow… IN Spanish

Buenas Noches, Last week, we (Okies) got a little taste of Winter. ¬†If you’re already missing the snow, or if you live in a corner of the world where it doesn’t snow, I have a treat for you. I have the recipe for snow! Well…¬†It’s not exactly snow, but it¬†looks like snow and it’s aContinue Reading

Quiero Mi Pl√°tano

Buenas Noches, Do you feel like you have lots of Spanish words in your head, but don’t know how to use them¬†in a sentence? I have a special word for you! This word will help you formulate simple questions that you can use every day¬†in a real and meaningful context. The word is ¬ŅQuieres? =Continue Reading

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