Activity #404: Say Hola bambino

This one comes directly from June Parents Magazine. I guess I need to dust off my Spanish cd’s and practice what I preach, but I thought in the meantime, I could share this good idea with you.

Always wanted to polish up your Spanish or learn the basics of French? Do it! Borrow language tapes from the library, or buy them from a bookstore or at berlitz.com. The practice them around your child. You can also find storybooks in Spanish to read aloud.

Your baby many not actually pick up any words, but research has shown that a baby’s exposure to another language can help improve her mastery of foreign languages down the road.

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