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Customer Spotlight: Ines in Maryland

Ines is the mother of 2 small children, a daughter 3 years old and a son 5 years old. She works as a home care provider for parents who want to surround their children with German language, food and traditions, substitutes at the German Preschool (Washington, D.C.) and is a German teacher at the German Language [...]

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Customer Spotlight: Birgitta in MI

We’ve all heard the saying “It takes a village to raise a child.” This is especially true for us, trying to promote the minority language (German) in an overwhelmingly English environment. We rely on other families for recommendations and resources, ideas on how to increase the amount of German in our family, how to grow [...]

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Customer Spotlight: Susannah in CA

We’ve all heard the saying “It takes a village to raise a child.” This is especially true for us, trying to promote the minority language (German) in an overwhelmingly English environment. We rely on other families for recommendations and resources, ideas on how to increase the amount of German in our family, how to grow [...]

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Customer Spotlight Valerie in Florida

We’ve all heard the saying “It takes a village to raise a child.” This is especially true for us, trying to promote the minority language (German) in an overwhelmingly English environment. We rely on other families for recommendations and resources, ideas on how to increase the amount of German in our family, how to grow [...]

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Make German fun (and valuable) for your kids (Part 2)

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 [...]

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Make German fun (and valuable) for your kids! (Part 1)

“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 [...]

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Virtual trips to Germany boarding now...

Are you looking for a fun way to include some structured German in your summer activities?

Do you want to use the summer to help your kids improve their German vocabulary and comprehension? Then why not book a Trip to Germany? No, not a real trip; this is a trip you take from the comfort of [...]

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The Prepared Environment

Why a prepared environment is helpful for your family’s use of [...]

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Free St. Nikolaus Study - Today only

Note: the download giveaway is over. Thanks to all who participated!

Heute ist Nikolausabend! (It’s St. Nikolaus Eve!) It’s our tradition that we give away our popular St. Nikolaus Day Unit Study on December 5 every year. So read the story in the download, set out your shoes, make some yummy treats, turn on the Weihnachtsmusik [...]

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Make your own German ABC Book

Our latest interviewee, Chrissy Leiberan-Titus, has posted a tutorial on how she created a one-of-a-kind German ABC book with her daughter. Here’s the tutorial.

German ABC Book

Wouldn’t this be fun to do with your kids? My two younger boys are going to love it.

Chrissy blogs at Muse of the Morning and has a ton of [...]

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