Hey, hey, Wickie, hey, Wickie, hey….
Most Germans will instantly recognize the title song for the animated series “Wickie und die starken Männer”, and the majority will launch into singing the irresistible Ohrwurm, whether they want to or not. The animated series, its characters, and the title song are fixtures of the German cultural landscape even [...]
You may have noticed that we’ve been organizing and moving things around on the website. We’d love to have your input and feedback on the changes, so feel free to drop us a note.
The newest category is YOUTH, which eventually will carry a wider variety and level of books for kids 8 years and older.
On the [...]
We have all these great resources, but how do we use them?
We want to incorporate German into our everyday lives, despite living in an area where English is so dominant. Since we are not native speakers, it’s even more challenging and sometimes can take a bit of planning and time. Here’s just a brief insight [...]
“You’ll thank me when you’re older” doesn’t fly at our house so we try to make sure the kids enjoy and value German for their own reasons. Some of our tools include:
Books – Our kids love to read and we have nearly as many German-language books as we have English!
Music – Most of our children’s [...]