My First Day of School

Yes, you read that right…MY first day back.  When I packed up my desk 7 years ago to move to IA {from TX} to have our first baby, I never really imagined going back to teaching.  It’s not that I didn’t want to, it just seemed impossible that our tiny infant that was stressing me […]

Teaching Spanish to Toddlers & Preschoolers

Flamenco dancer holding fan

Welcome back to Spanish Tuesday…or whatever it is I call this thing.  It’s our weekly lesson for easy, simple Spanish for your wee ones. Objectives: Review alphabet, counting, and colors Have a little conversation to practice greetings & basic questions/answers Learn some new actions For this lesson, you will need a box with a lid […]

Teaching Spanish to Toddlers & Preschoolers


Spanish Tuesday el 21 de febrero Objetivos Review alphabet, colors, & actions {I know we’ve done this for a while, but we’re still adjusting from Christmas break} Learn some new actions Lección Review as a reunited group for the first time since before Christmas! We reviewed the alphabet by repeating the chant together 2 times- […]

Teaching Spanish to Toddlers & Preschoolers

Abigail & Patches

el 8 de febrero Objetivos: Reacquaint ourselves with español! Review, review, review! Lección Review basics: greetings, names, ages, how we are.  Have mom assist in getting kids to listen and be able to ask and answer these questions. Review colors and counting.  I had each child pick a couple trains or cars.  We talked about […]

Teaching Spanish to Toddlers & Preschoolers

A Rebekah le gusta el pastel.

{Don’t forget about my Valentine’s Day request!} Last week, we looked at the various “me gusta” options for what we {well, I, to be more accurate} like.  This, week I thought we could change it up a bit by adding what other people like.  This could be fun especially if your child has a sibling who […]