Wonderful Collection of Presentations by Belén


Diego VelasquezThanks to Belén for sharing these wonderful Spanish presentations! They include masterpieces by They all contain gorgeous high quality images, well selected words and terrific reading by Diego de Silva Velázquez, sorted by subjects or even by details. All presentations include randomizer. Thank you so much for sharing these!

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Beautiful Collection of Presentations by Fátima


AbecedarioThanks to Fátima for sharing these beautiful Spanish presentations! They all contain gorgeous high quality images, well selected words and terrific reading by a native speaker. These presentations were developed based on the presentations at the Tar Heel Reader ppt. Thank you so much for sharing these!

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Word Treasure Hunts – in Russian


I was looking for another fun component for our reading. Reading in Russian is taking a lot of efforts, so I wanted to show my son, that reading can be jut fun!

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Einstein never used flashcards – is early development really necessary?


“Einstein has never used flashcards.” Haven’t you heard that one before? If you like to introduce your children into the wonderful world of knowledge and skills early, then I am sure you you’ve heard it.

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Teaching German: Resources


At this point, I don’t have much. I hope more materials will come from other parents.

Recommended dictionaries for German-English (and back) translation (thanks to MaryAnn for the links and wonderful tips!):

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Can TV or computer be harmful or helpful for kids development?


As far as I remember, American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the parents to avoid showing TV to their kids until two years old. As for educational videos, there are a lot more videos that just claim to be educational, like Baby Einsteins: Baby Einstein videos harmful for kids?

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How to teach your baby to read… in Spanish



Teaching Spanish: resources


Me and my son, together, just started learning Spanish. This is an ever growing list of useful resources that I was able to find so far:

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Teaching Kanji – 1st the Japanese sounds


Thanks to Marcelo Bayma for sharing this!

Begin with japanese sound. Each symbol has an equivalent sound in japanese, for example, “yama”.

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