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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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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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Three Kid-Friendly Tips for Learning a Second Language

Becoming bilingual holds many important benefits for kids, from increasing their focus and creativity to enhancing their cultural sensitivity. If your children are enrolled in language classes — either at school or through an after-school program — that’s a great start. But, learning a second language requires more than just time in the classroom. In

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Celebrate The Bilingual Child | Multicultural Kid Blogs

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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Introducing A Second Language to Your Child

Introducing a second language to your child has many benefits. Sometimes, though, it’s difficult to know where to begin, especially with young children. These tips will help get you started. A young girl walked over and told me, “I can count in Mandarin!” She counted all the way to 15, and her mother smiled as

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