Get your child excited to learn a second language with this list of Spanish crafts!
Give your kid a break from the textbook by stepping into the world of creativity. Arts and crafts activities enable your child to have real-life experiences and opportunities to use what they learned in class. Art is more than just a hobby, it’s also a highly effective learning tool!
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Are you ready to read in Spanish? We’ve compiled a list of more than 20 Spanish books in PDF form to keep you and your family busy reading! The following PDF books, novels, and stories are organized by age groups:
Preschoolers (2-5)Kids (6-12)Teens (13-17)Adults (18+)
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National Foreign Language Week 2021 is here! From March 7-13, teachers all over the United States will be celebrating foreign languages. This year is going to be different than most since the majority of students and classrooms are still being taught online. However, at HSA we make virtual classrooms empowering rather than limiting, and today we’ll share some activities that will make...Read More
Are you working on developing your homeschool schedule?
Homeschooling is an ideal option for families who want their children to learn Spanish and English in a flexible, individualized, and authentic setting. Many families love the freedom and flexibility homeschooling provides. Bilingual families often find they can support the minority language better.
Each family is unique, and...Read More
Spanish homeschool activities are major assets that add to the effectiveness of your Spanish homeschool. In addition to providing your kids with linguistic benefits and cognitive advantages while learning a foreign language, you will boost their motivation, interest, and overall engagement with the target language as they get involved with each activity.
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Want to make sure that Spanish has a place on your child’s homeschool high school transcript?
There are so many wonderful reasons to study Spanish. Speaking another language empowers you with new possibilities. In fact, high schools and colleges value world language so much that getting a high school diploma or a college degree usually requires a set number of world language credits....Read More
Are you a parent questioning whether to homeschool high school? When you homeschool high school, students are more mature and often have better study habits. They are more independent and capable of taking greater responsibility for their own learning.
Loads of foreign language resources exist online, but finding a foreign language curriculum for high school can be a challenge. Many videos...Read More
Are you looking for more resources to help reach your bilingual homeschooling goals? That is great! Kids’ minds are like sponges—they tend to learn things faster and better the sooner they start. Also, your timing is perfect! The number of Spanish-language materials to make this experience easier is growing exponentially. The best way to start is by having a clear, organized plan as well as...Read More
Total Physical Response (TPR) is a great tool for teaching basic Spanish vocabulary to beginning learners.
What is TPR, exactly?
It’s a movement-based technique for teaching new vocabulary or phrases. In fact, the TPR process mimics the way infants learn their native language. To boost language and vocabulary learning, Total Physical Response aims to create a brain link between speech...Read More
Are you planning vocabulary activities in Spanish as a Spanish teacher or homeschooling parent?
When vocabulary is introduced by subject or theme, it will stay with your preschooler longer. This is because contextual learning allows students to make personal connections to new information by associating it with their experiences. Thematic teaching is better than having your...Read More