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Técnicas para enseñar la R vibrante múltiple

Técnicas para enseñar la R vibrante múltiple

En Español, la R vibrante múltiple es uno de los sonidos más difíciles de adquirir. En este artículo, voy a compartir unas técnicas que mi colega Monica Mizrahi compartió conmigo hace unos meses. -Primero, siempre uso una boca de títere para enseñarle a los niños adonde debe de ir la lengua.                                     -Después, me dedico a trabajar bastante el soplo. Se puede trabajar con velas, moviendo molinos de papel, o soplando en agua con una pajilla (pitillo). -Luego, hacemos los mismos "ejercicios de...

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What do moms have to say about Learning with Yaya?

What do moms have to say about Learning with Yaya?

Here is an honest article a happy mom wrote about our Learning with Yaya materials! It is called: 5 reasons why my child loves Learning with Yaya. Another mom talks about her experience using our materials to practice Spanish at home. It is called Bilingual Education, Monolingual Parents.  Also, read what the mom behind Born Bilingual has to say about our materials. If you are a mom, and you are familiar with our materials, we would love to hear your opinion too! So please comment below! :)  If you liked what you read, join us in our Facebook group: Resources for...

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Tips to teach the "r" sound

Tips to teach the "r" sound

One of the most popular sounds in speech therapy is the /r/ sound. Many of the children that we work with have difficulty producing this sound correctly, and it is one of the hardest sounds to teach! In this post, I want to share some "tricks" I use to teach this sound: 1. Make sure the child is developmentally capable of producing the sound. I usually do not work on the /r/ sound with children younger than 5 years of age.  2. Usually, children substitute the /r/ with a /w/. We want to make sure the child can differentiate between...

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“My Mommy Went to the Store...”

“My Mommy Went to the Store...”

A FUN and FREE game to target vocabulary and turn taking skills. You take turns with your child saying “My Mommy/Daddy went to the store and got…” There are a few variations you can make to this game: -For small children you can use pictures like these, and place them in a basket once they are labeled.   -You can incorporate some phonological awareness goals, by selecting a letter/sound, and name only items that begin with that sound. For example, /b/ for bread, beans, banana, etc. - You can reinforce your child’s second language, by playing the game in his/her...

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Tips to learn Spanish!

Tips to learn Spanish!

Nothing warms my heart more than seeing children enjoying and learning with our materials! This little fellow is in a bilingual school, and he is reinforcing his Spanish by practicing colors at home! Check him out in this ADORABLE video Macara Maven & More shared with us! :) Also, read here their article "3 of the best ways to learn Spanish fluently."     If you liked what you read, join us in our Facebook group: Resources for bilingual children with speech delays, where we will be sharing activities and materials to promote speech and language development. Also, don't forget to like us...

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