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Let’s Celebrate el Dia de los Muertos!

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Del de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday also known as “The Day of the Dead.”  This means that this a time to welcome back the souls of loved ones who have died, in a reunion of sorts, that includes food, music, and overall celebrations. It is believed that at this time the border between the real world and… read more >>

Marnie’s Spanish 101: The Alphabet

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños ¡Hola Amigos! I’m Marnie with the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County and welcome to our Spanish 101 blog series for kids! Here you’ll find some wonderful resources, book suggestions and activities and to help your little ones learn Spanish and have fun while doing it!    This week, we’re going to learn and practice the alphabet in Spanish.    The Alphabet – El Alfabeto (ahl-fah-beh-toh)   Watch a… read more >>

Marnie’s Spanish 101: Let’s Go to the Library!

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños   ¡Hola Amigos! I’m Marnie with the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County and welcome to our Spanish 101 blog series for kids! Here you’ll find some wonderful resources, book suggestions and activities and to help your little ones learn Spanish and have fun while doing it!   … read more >>

Marnie’s Spanish 101: Months and Seasons

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños ¡Hola Amigos! Welcome to our Spanish 101 blog series for kids! Here you’ll find a list of wonderful resources, book suggestions, activities and songs to help your little ones learn Spanish and have fun while doing it!    In this week’s blog, we’re going to learn the Months and… read more >>

Marnie’s Spanish 101: Vegetables

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños ¡Hola Amigos! Welcome to our Spanish 101 blog series for kids! Here you’ll find a list of wonderful resources, book suggestions, activities and songs to help your little ones learn Spanish and have fun while doing it!    In this week’s blog, we’re going to learn the vegetables in Spanish!  After learning some of the most common veggies, try out some of the recommended activities to ensure the most… read more >>

Marnie’s Spanish 101: Animals – Los Animales

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños ¡Hola Amigos! Welcome to our weekly Spanish 101 blog for kids! Check in every Tuesday for a new list of great resources, book suggestions, activities and songs to help your little ones learn Spanish and have fun while doing it!   This week, let’s learn some animal names in Spanish! As you go about your day, or read a book… read more >>

Marnie’s Spanish 101: Colors – Los Colores

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños ¡Hola! Did you know that children who are introduced to a second language show greater cognitive development in mental flexibility, creativity, reasoning, and problem-solving?  Studies show that kids who study a foreign language also score higher on tests in reading, math, and language arts. Here you will find great… read more >>

Spanish for Kids! Spanish Para Niños!

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Did you know that children who are introduced to a second language show greater cognitive development in mental flexibility, creativity, reasoning, and problem-solving?  Studies show that kids who study a foreign language also score higher on tests in reading, math, and language arts. Here you will find a list of resources, book suggestions, activities and songs… read more >>