bilingualism

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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10 Ways to Boost Your Minority Language this Summer | Multicultural Kid Blogs

10 Ways to Boost Your Minority Language This Summer

For most bilingual children who attend school in the majority language, long school days, homework, and extra-curricular activities, unfortunately mean there is often little time for minority language activities before bedtime. As parents aiming to bring up bilingual or multilingual children, once school starts it can feel as if the majority language has a monopoly

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Desserts Around the World | Multicultural Kid Blogs

Desserts Around the World – Explore One Sweet Treat at a Time!

Everyone loves a sweet (or savory) treat! In fact, desserts often play a central role in many of life’s sweetest moments, whether it’s a slice of cake for one’s birthday or a traditional treat to celebrate a religious holiday. Desserts are rooted in tradition and have the power to bring people together, create memories, and,

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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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Children’s Day in South Korea

May 5th is Children’s Day (어린이날) in South Korea – a day to celebrate children and their value in society. Throughout history and the world, children have been exploited for their labor. In 1923, writer and activist, Bang Jeong Hwan, introduced the idea of a holiday that would promote children’s rights. Originally, the country celebrated

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