by Arpilleras are South American works of art that are both easy and inexpensive to make with kids. They became a popular form of political protest during Pinochet’s military dictatorship in Chile (1973-1990), but more contemporary arpilleras often depict rural life. These crafts are also a great way to honor Hispanic Heritage Month, the annual […]
These 3 activities for teaching languages to kids provide opportunity for practice at any age are: bingo, charades, and 20 questions.
by This coming academic year will be my 20th year teaching Kindergarten through Fourth Grade in the elementary Spanish program I established in our school. I continue to be eternally grateful to the parents who initiated and advocated for putting a foreign language program in place, who continue to support me and the program, and […]
by My elementary students LOVE animals, so sharing the great biodiversity of different regions in the Spanish-speaking countries is always a huge motivator and of high interest. The Galapagos Islands is a perfect choice, and there are some wonderful resources to bring them to life for students. This post contains affiliate links. If you click through […]
by Every year I look forward to spring, my favorite season, with its promise of warmer weather, renewal and new growth. I live in Maine, in the northern US, and after our long, cold winters, any sign of spring is welcome indeed! With this Spanish spring craft, you can share a bit of the culture […]