7 Sep 2012

Criss Cross Mangosauce at Sunday Fun Day: Mint Museum

Criss Cross Mangosauce at Sunday Fun Day: Mint Museum Uptown  Saturday, September 16 from 1 to 4 pm  Mint Museum Uptown   Regular adult admission is $10. On Sunday Fun Day, discounted adult admission is $5. Additional discounts do not apply. Enjoy family-friendly craft projects, tours, healthy living activities, artist demonstrations, and more! This month, [...]

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4 Sep 2012

3 Reasons Why Bi-cultural Art Programs are Important

By: Ana Lucia Divins   This summer I was invited to participate as teaching artist in the first bilingual art summer camp offered for a local museum here in Charlotte: The Mint Museum. It was definitely a learning experience, from researching about the topic (the Mayan creation of the world: Popol Vuh) to learning the [...]

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4 Sep 2012

Consejos para padres bilingues

Por: Mónica Del Pozo ¿Por qué aprender español? En los Estados Unidos viven más de 50 millones de hispanos, siendo el grupo étnico que mayor crecimiento ha tenido en el país en los últimos años. Esto significa que hoy en día, 1 de cada 6 personas que residen en la nación son de origen hispano y [...]

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28 Aug 2012

Learning Spanish: The Family and the Three Bears (2)

Introduce new Spanish vocabulary with songs and the story Goldilocks and the three bears.   Target Words: -          Es Ricitos de Oro: Is Goldilocks -          Sopa – Soup -          La sopa está muy fría: The soup is too cold -          La sopa está perfecta: The soup is perfect   -          Silla – Chair -          La [...]

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1 Aug 2012

Learning Spanish: Actions and Music

In this activity you will explore things that family do together.  This is a great way to introduce new Spanish action words in a bilingual way using music and movement. Target Words:  Clap – Aplaudir Walk – Caminar Jump – Saltar Dance – Bailar

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