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Music: The Secret to Raising a Bilingual Child

What do I mean by “Actively Bilingual?” I mean that when raising a bilingual child, they do not only understands a family’s target language (in this post, Spanish), but also speak it back to you.  It’s perfectly normal for children to be passively fluent in a second language, especially when it is not the dominant […]

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GIVEAWAY: “Little Bun” & “First Mandarin Sounds” Bilingual English-Chinese Books

Multicultural Kid Blogs is proud to offer its readers this amazing giveaway from Amanda Hsiung-Blodgett. She is the author of several books, including the two featured in this giveaway. Read on to learn about what inspired her to write these bilingual English-Chinese books, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end of this

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Using bilingual books to encourage environmental awareness | Multicultural Kid Blogs

Using Bilingual Books to Encourage Environmental Awareness

Since April marks the beginning of Spring, Earth Day, and Environmental Education Week, it’s the perfect time to engage children in environmental awareness through books and, in particular, using bilingual books. Using books and fun activities to teach kids about the environment can be an effective tool by allowing them to develop empathy and care

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Activities to celebrate bilingual child month | Multicultural Kid Blogs

Fun Activities for Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

We love October for many reasons, but our favorite is that it’s Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month! According to the Migration Policy Institute, more than 11.2 million young children, or 33% of all U.S. children under the age of 9, are dual language learners. So October is a perfect time to celebrate the extraordinary contributions

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Celebrate the Bilingual Child

  Language Lizard invites you to Celebrate the Bilingual! For over a decade, Language Lizard has celebrated bilingual children every October. Even though October has just turned to November, bilingual children can (and should!) be celebrated all year round. So, today let us explore the history of this monthly celebration, learn how you can celebrate,

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Easy Multicultural & Bilingual Activities Kids Can Do at Home

This is a very different (and let’s be honest – challenging) summer for us all. Because of efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus through social distancing, your family may have missed out on your usual summer plans like travel, camps, and parties. In this post, we offer five fun multicultural bilingual activities kids

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Unique Diversity Activities: 5 Language Games to Play with Bilingual Books

With most students learning from home right now, many parents and teachers are looking for fun activities that introduce new languages and cultures. Here, we offer 5 of our favorite language games using children’s bilingual books. And check out our post for a chance to win a set of bilingual books. Language Games Using Bilingual

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