Best personalized book in Spanish for Kids

You are looking for a special present for a child that speaks Spanish or is learning Spanish? Let us introduce you to an innovative idea, a personalized book in Spanish. You can personalize the child’s name and look, so the child will find him- or herself as the hero of the story.  Additionally, you decide […]

Niños Bilingües, como mantener sus idiomas durante la pandemia

Consejitos para que tus niños bilingües sigan practicando sus idiomas durante la cuarentena   Usa el idioma menos fuerte en tus actividades cotidianas con tus niños bilingües   Habla con tu niño o niña en su idioma menos fuerte durantes tus actividades diarias: cocinar, ayudar en la casa (lavar la ropa, hacer la cama, algún […]

Why are Bilingual Books helpful?

Are Bilingual Books helpful? Bilingual Books are great aids for Bilingual Kids We often get asked “Are Bilingual Books helpful, when trying to raise bilingual children?” Yes, I know we are biased, but it worked for us and our kids and we are convinced that Bilingual Books are helpful.  When my kids were growing up, […]

Fun Bilingual Activities during Chinese New Year for Kids

How to celebrate the Chinese New Year with your child Our Bilingual Advent Calendar was such a success that we thought, why not try to replicate it for Chinese New Year and give you a list of language-based activities that you can introduce to your bilingual family, while learning a bit about another culture, regardless […]

Your Guide to a Bilingual & Diverse Book Library for Your Kids

  Representation matters in children’s literature. Children who see images of themselves in books, whether it’s kids with the same color skin, the same physical impairment, or the same language, representation prevents children from feeling “otherness.”   Public awareness about diversity in children’s literature is at an all-time high after a year of politically charged […]

Favorite Chinese New Year Books, some in more than one language

Chinese New Year is upon us once again, this year it is the year of the Ox.  Our town is painted red, as we speak. Decorations on every door, orange and plum blossom trees are appearing everywhere to bring in good luck for the new year.  The Spring Festival or Lunar New Year is a […]

15 Ways to Have a Very Merry Bilingual Christmas

🎶 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas 🎶   Regardless of winter or summer in your part of the world, December 25th is just around the corner! So use this time to bring in some family language fun and make it a special Bilingual Christmas.   We at TimTimTom know how difficult 2020 […]

Bilingual Advantage: Why Bilingual Students do better in School – in all Subjects!

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of bilingualism here at TimTimTom! We’re so enthusiastic about the topic that we’re offering our new series, The Bilingual Advantage, to showcase just how awesome it is to speak more than one language.    Did you know that bilingual children typically outperform monolingual kids in all academic subject […]