Despacito, the Spanish song by Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee and now with the collaboration of Justin Bieber has made it to number 1 of the Billboard charts, is the first foreign language song that manages to achieve this since Macarana in 1996. In my house the song plays non-stop and my 12 year old […]
AS POSTED ON BILINGUAL MONKEYS ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017 In our home, we have a rule: “One more book, bought or borrowed, is always okay.” Things like clothes and candy, they have their limits, but when it comes to books, we can never have too many. Reading aloud to children is extremely important for their […]
Introducing Katrien Van Schuylenbergh, the illustrator of TimTimTom’s Underwater Adventure. Katrien has illustrated numerous children’s books, advertising, magazines for the past several decades and simply loves it! So in order to introduce her work on TimTimTom’s Underwater Adventure she put it in pictures and shows how she created the images. Here a quick peak at this amazing illustrator’s studio and creative work.
It is simply so much easier to begin early – no need for long hours of grammar or vocabulary cramming. The old adage that children are like sponges, is true in our opinion, and just as kids learn their mother tongue in an explosion of words, they can easily learn a second or third language. Here some interesting articles we found that detail the benefits of learning a second language early on in life.
We are so proud to be working with our very experienced illustrator and author team. Between the two of them they have published more than 30 children’s books, comics, educational material and more. Today, we are introducing you to Saskia, the incredible author of TimTimTom’s Underwater Adventure. Behind the Scenes – The Author: Saskia Reusens […]
Learning a language is like a rollercoaster ride constant ups and downs. You have probably heard many times that kids are like sponges and they easily learn a second language. This is definitely true, however, they need constant practice, this is the case even for multilingual families. Here some great multilingual resources.