Little Pim Valentine’s Day Coloring Page

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Here’s a special Valentine’s Day treat for your kids that doesn’t involve sugar! Print out your free Little Pim Valentine’s Day Coloring pages today and share your child’s creation with us with #LittlePim on Instagram or Twitter for a chance to win a free Little Pim panda plush and “Say Hello” poster! Click the images below to print and start coloring. Joyeuse Saint-Valentin! (that’s Happy Valentine’s Day in French!)

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Take a moment with Little Pim and learn how to express your love in French!

Little Pim Unboxing with Shonduras

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We were so excited when Shaun McBride, aka Shonduras, a Snapchat celebrity and popular YouTube daily vlogger who was recently listed in Forbes Top 30 under 30 and his wife, Jenny McBride accepted our request to send Baby Adley (his adorable daughter) Little Pim language learning products in Spanish. Since Shaun spent some time in Honduras, hence his nickname of ‘Shonduras,’ and learned the Spanish language through immersion, we felt that he would want to the same for his child, and we were right on! Baby Adley already knows a few words in Spanish and is excited to learn more with the help of Little Pim.

Check out Baby Adley opening her custom Little Pim package in Shonduras’ daily vlog below:

The contents of her custom care package included:

  • Little Pim Spanish (Vol 1 and 2) on an Amazon Kindle Fire Kids Edition
  • Little Pim Trilingual Board Books
  • Little Pim Spanish Words and Phrases Flash Cards
  • Custom-printed Little Pim Coloring Book with Crayons
  • “Say Hello” Poster
  • Little Pim Plush Panda Bear

Order Your Spanish for Kids Complete Set to Start Learning Today!

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Holiday Crafts for Kids: Christmas Around the World

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Looking for some fun holiday crafts for kids during Christmas Break? Christmas Around the World is always a fun theme to incorporate into your holidays. Kids love learning about other cultures and countries and how they celebrate the holidays this time of year. Not only are crafts from around the world fun, they’re educational as well. What more can you ask for?

Before you dig out the paper, glue, and scissors, do a little research. Decide with your children what countries you want to learn about and make crafts. There are all kinds of wonderful resources on the internet for you to use in your research. Once you decide on which countries you’d like to learn more about, you can get started on the crafts. Try some of these fun ideas.

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Use real ornaments or make paper ornaments with the countries flags on them. For this activity, you can also head on over to your local craft store such as Michaels Arts & Crafts to buy supplies to paint your own flag ornaments. They will have plain ornaments that you can paint on. For a image database of the world flags and countries, visit this website from the CIA.

 

 

Traditional Holiday Crafts

During your research, find traditional decor or a tradition the country enjoys during the holidays and recreate it with crafts. For example, The Nutcracker is a traditional ballet done in Russia. Design and create your own nutcracker using things from around the house like milk jugs or cartons, paper rolls, Legos, or wood pieces. For ideas, check out this great post from Multicultural Kids on DIY Christmas Ornaments Inspired by World Cultures.

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Many countries have “treasures” that come from nature that you can recreate at home. For example, Poinsettias come from Mexico. You can make paper or tissue paper Poinsettias after learning about Mexico. Christmas trees originally came from Germany. In the link above, there is a beautiful Mexican Felt Poinsettia you can make with the kids. Do you have any Christmas crafts that you do with your kids that you can share with the Little Pim community? There are tons of fun Christmas tree crafts to make! Share your traditions in the comments below.

 

Holiday Dress Crafts

Many countries have traditional clothing they wear during the holidays. Make paper dolls or clothes pin dolls with the traditional clothing worn from the country you researched.

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Make crafts of the countries you researched out of paper and hang on a tree or decorate your home. Origami is a great idea for Japan, or make paper chains from Sweden. Let your imagination run wild!

Whatever crafts you decide to use for Christmas Around the World, you know your kids are having fun learning and creating great crafts! For more fun activities, print out our Winter Coloring Pages or fun Hanukkah Crafts for Kids.

12 Days of Little Pim Giveaways

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In the spirit of the holiday season, we’re giving away Little Pim Digital Discovery Sets ($49.99 value) in your choice of 12 languages during our 12 Days of Giveaways event. The set includes your choice of Little Pim’s award-winning foreign language videos available in 12 languages, Little Pim Panda Plush, and our “Say Hello!” Poster. The videos are sent instantly to your email address and the physical items will be mailed to you. 

You can enter to win a free Little Pim Digital Discovery Set up to three times per day by commenting on our Facebook page, Instagram, or by retweeting our tweets on TwitterTwelve lucky winners will receive the gift of a new language for their little ones this season.

The more your participate, the greater your odds of winning! Starting Saturday, December 10th, we will choose one lucky winner per day at midnight EST.

You can also enter the giveaway, by filling out the form below (limit three entries per day per household):

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Check back here daily to see if you’re one of the lucky winners. Winners will also be notified via email and/or social media. Comment below with any questions. Good Luck and Happy Holidays!

Day 1 Winner: Erin Caylor @UpsideofChaos on Twitter! Congrats, Erin! 

Day 2 Winner: Meghan Finley on Facebook! Congrats, Meghan! 

Day 3 Winner: Amber Walsh on Facebook! Congrats, Amber! 

Day 4 Winner: Ami Tah @dollylaparker via Instagram! Congrats, Ami! 

Day 5 Winner: Jenn Darrieux Shippy on Facebook! Congrats, Jenn! 

Day 6 Winner: Doris Beyer-Hrebicek on Facebook! Congrats, Doris! 

Day 7 Winner: Lori Leal @LoriLeal1 on Twitter! Congrats, Lori! 

Day 8 Winner: Mady Swimm on Facebook! Congrats, Mady! 

Day 9 Winner: Ashley Garrett Nolan on Facebook! Congrats, Ashley! 

Day 10 Winner: Stacey & Alexandria @babyhawke84 on Instagram! Congrats!

Day 11 Winner: Abigail Frazee on Facebook! Congrats, Abigail!

Day 12 Winner: Jennifer Torres on Facebook! Congrats, Jennifer!

Need a last minute gift for kids? We’ve got you covered! **Shop Our Digital Sale** and SAVE 50% on ALL digital + streaming 3-paks of our award-winning foreign language series in 12 languages with code DIGITAL50. Shop Now >> shop.littlepim.com Little Pim Team

Bonding With Your Child Through Your Native Language

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raising-bilingual-kidsCreating bonds is a very important part of raising children. It allows them to feel nurtured and loved. Sharing your native language with your child is a great bonding experience that can have a life-long impact.

Family ties

Many parents that are raising bilingual children have ties to the language through family. The technology that we have today makes it so easy to communicate with family that is far away. Your child will have the great advantage of communicating and forming bonds with the extended family. Being able to communicate not only broadens social skills, it definitely expands the family tree.

For a fun craft, build a family tree with your little ones when they are old enough to recognize names and photos of relatives. Talk about the relationships between each family member and go over relevant vocabulary in your native language, i.e. words for mother, father, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, grandma, grandpa, etc.

Cultural traditions

Languages are more than just words. There is a lot of tradition within them. Through the words of your native language, your child will learn about food and traditional dishes, they will learn about music and instruments. They will hear stories that have been told through generations and pick up books of great writers. They will be able to have an understanding and participate in these traditions. The bond between you, your child and family will have stronger roots.

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Sharing your native language with your child really is a gift. It will not only set up great advantages when he/she is an adult venturing out in the world, but it will instill a strong sense of self and an emotional connection to others. One day, your child will be in the position to pass down all of the great treasures that are wrapped inside the words of that second language.

Need some help introducing your child to a second language? Little Pim makes it fun and easy to learn a new language with resources your child will love! Comment below if you have any questions!