Would you like to make your child excited about speaking a second language? Make the practice a special gift! 🙂 I love the gifts made by children because they prepare them with joy and enthusiasm and they truly want us to enjoy them. There’s no better idea for a gift for Father’s Day. I told […]

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Who said that getting ready for celebration can’t be fun? Oh, yes, it can! And it gives bilingual children the opportunity to practice very useful vocabulary! 🙂 I remember that celebrating “Imieniny” (Name Day) used to be a very popular tradition in Poland. It’s another reason to get gifts, meet friends, have fun and feel […]

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Trying to teach your child a second language? It’s not always as difficult as it may seem… This time I didn’t plan anything. My son wanted me to play with him, but neither of us had an idea what to do. Then, in the old activity book, he found a simple drawing of a ZOO […]

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If your child is not so keen on speaking your mother tongue, use a secret weapon: link it with his/her interests! 🙂 My son always loved maps, all sorts of transportation and traveling. Yesterday we discovered that we could easily visit and get around any city we want! Thanks to a map! Goal: getting familiar […]

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Do you speak a minority language at home? Holidays are a wonderful occasion to make your child practice your mother tongue and learn about the culture you grew up in. Easter without “pisanki”* is impossible! They symbolize joy and anticipation specific to this holiday’s spirit, they require patience and precision to be made, they are […]

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Bilingual children have a more interesting life. 😉 It can be true if they acquire the second language through learning about customs and traditions of your homeland! “The Burning or Drowning of Marzanna” is an old Slavic tradition that has pagan roots and is often celebrated by school age children in Poland. Marzanna, a woman […]

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Have you ever taken orders from a four-year-old? I have. It’s a lot of fun! 🙂 If you’re looking for an idea how to teach your child verbs in your mother tongue, here is something for you: This is a great activity for children of various ages (it comes from French textbook for children Alex […]

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Just like every occasion is good to celebrate, every occasion is also good to learn! – if you’re trying to teach your child a minority language, this kind of attitude turns out to be very useful! We’ve just celebrated Family Day*, so except all the fun we had at Downsview Park, I decided to prepare […]

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