Category: Websites

Throughout Latin America, governments have established programs to promote literacy and an appreciation for literature. Argentina created el Plan Nacional de Lectura in 2008 and has a wonderful collection of resources available online, including an extensive selection of books in PDF. The Plan Nacional de Lectura website is worth taking time to explore; in addition to texts for every level reader you will find educational resources, author interviews and booklists. Most of you are working with Spanish language learners and…

Rockalingua is an educational website with songs, videos and other materials to teach Spanish to children in the elementary grades. It was created by a musician and Spanish teacher from Spain who currently teaches in San Francisco. Rockalingua is giving away two one-year subscriptions to Spanish Playground readers. Rockalingua songs are very fun, with a style and rhythm that is sure to appeal to kids. They also correspond to typical units covered in an elementary school curriculum. In addition to…

Algarabía is a Mexican magazine devoted to culture and language. The original print version for adults is always wonderful reading, and it is also available as a digital version. Algarabía Niños is just as fun, and if you haven’t seen their online magazine yet, your day just got a little better. Algarabía Niños is a great resource for anyone teaching Spanish to children or raising children speaking Spanish. It is full of Mexican culture and language presented in a fun…

I am so happy to be able to share these great Spanish songs for kids with my readers. Rockalingua is giving away 3 copies of their CD Bienvenidos to Spanish Playground readers. Read a review of these songs and the other great materials by Rockalingua. The CD has the following songs: 1) ¿Adónde vas? 2) A mí me gusta viajar 3) ABC 4) Colorín Colorado (los colores y los números) 5) Estoy contento (sentimientos) 6) Las 4 estaciones 7) Las…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking Spanish and another language. Their blogs offer valuable perspective into Spanish, kids and culture. Frances is a part-time blogger, mommy and wife of a beautiful multicultural familia.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a certification in Human Resources.  She blogs about  heritage, culture, bilingualism, multicultural children’s books, and discovering the world through her son’s eyes. You can follow her at…

I wrote about the free Spanish learning songs on Rockalingua a few months ago. Recently, I checked out their new songs, videos, games and worksheets. I am really impressed by the quality materials they offer for teaching children Spanish, and they are continually adding more! All of the songs and support materials provide fun, high-interest comprehensible input. In addition to a selection of free materials, Rockalingua has subscriptions that give you access to all of the Spanish learning songs and…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking Spanish and another language. Their blogs offer valuable perspective into Spanish, kids and culture. It is a pleasure to be invited to a Spanish playground to talk about my Spanglish house.  I am Cecy (Spanglish momma), a home schooler Bolivian mother of 4, a Spanish teacher and a full time helpmate to my gringo querido. I started Spanglish House, because that is what…

It’s a party, y’all! Multicultural Kid Blogs is officially one year old as of today. To celebrate we are hosting a virtual birthday party and YOU are invited! The Party Be sure to visit the participating blogs (see list at the end of this post) to see what they are bringing to the party, plus link up your own posts on the MKB site! The Giveaway Like any good host, we don’t want you to go home empty handed, so…

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