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My Family Activities ..................................................................................................... 2 My Family Songs: Brinca la tablita / Jump Over the Board .................................................................. 3 El patio de mi casa / The Courtyard of My House.................................................... 4

Breakfast Activities . ...................................................................................................... 5 Breakfast Songs: Buenos das / Good Day ........................................................................................... 6 Arroz con leche / Rice with Milk . ............................................................................ 7

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About the Enrichment Activities
After listening to the stories, your child will be ready and eager to use his or her new Spanish vocabulary. In general, try to use Spanish words whenever possible throughout the day. Children learn best through repetition. The more often a child says the Spanish words, the more comfortable he or she will be in speaking the language. On the following pages youll find a few practical suggestions for using the Spanish from these stories in your daily routine. These are simple things that you can do with materials already around the house. Your child will be proud to use the Spanish he or she has learned throughout the day. Have fun with these activities!

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Family and Friends Encourage your child to draw or cut out pictures from a magazine to make a book of your family and friends. Add new pages when your child makes new friends, or when new relatives are born or welcomed into the family. Are you someones hermano (brother)? Who is your madre (mother), your abuela (grandmother)? What color are her ojos (eyes)? Is her cabello (hair) negro (black), or gris (grey), or is it marrn (brown)?

Family Photos Look at a recent family photograph. Ask your child, where is el padre (father)? la madre (mother)? Point to family members in the photo while saying who they are in Spanish. Talk about how everyone looks, for example, ask, Is your papi alto (tall)? or Are you pequeo (little)? What color is sisters camesa (shirt)?

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Your Family Tree Help your child to draw a simple family tree. Talk about aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents. Who looks alike? Who looks different? Can un primo (a cousin) be the same as un amigo (a friend)?

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A Pretend Family Have your child use dolls or stuffed animals to make a pretend family. Have her introduce them to you and to others throughout the day.

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Getting Dressed Ask your child to identify the colors of different articles of clothing while getting dressed. After this lesson, they will have learned the words azul, blanca, marron, negro, and gris (blue, white, brown, black, and grey).

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A Dog Is there un perro (a dog) in your house, or do you know someone who has one? Is he big or little? Does she have a name? What color is his fur? What color are her eyes?

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Hola! Everyone in your family can practice saying hola (hi) and hasta luego (see you later) when they enter or leave a room. Have fun pretending to introduce each other. Esta es mi madre (This is my mother).

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Brinca la tablita Brinca la tablita. Yo ya la brinqu. Brncala de vuelta. Yo ya me cans. Jump Over the Board

Jump over the board. I already jumped it. Jump it again. I am already tired. Two and two are four. Four and two are six. Six and two are eight. And eight more are sixteen.

Dos y dos son cuatro. Cuatro y dos son seis. Seis y dos son ocho. Y ocho, dieciseis.

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El patio de mi casa

The Courtyard of My House The courtyard of my house Is particular: When it rains, it gets wet Like the others do. Duck down, And duck down again. Those who duck down Know how to play well.

El patio de mi casa Es particular: Cuando llueve se moja Como los dems. Agchate, Y vulvete a agachar. Que los agachaditos Saben bien jugar. Hache, i, jota, ka Ele, elle, eme, a. Que si t no me quieres Otra nia me querr. Hache, i, jota, ka Ele, elle, eme, o. Que si t no me quieres Otro amante tendr yo. Si vienes a este corro Aprende a cantar. Corrers si yo corro, Como los dems. Levntate Y vuelve a levantar, Que los levantaditos Si saben bailar.

H, I, J, K, L, LL, M, A. If you dont love me Another girl will. H, I, J, K, L, LL, M, O. If you dont love me Another lover I will have.

If you come to this choir Youll learn how to sing. You will run if I run, Like the others. Get up And get up again. Those who have gotten up Know how to dance.

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Huevos Rancheros Make this easy breakfast dish with your child: Scramble some eggs as you usually would. Warm up a couple of small flour or corn tortillas and spread them lightly with butter or margarine. On top of each tortilla put a scoop of scrambled eggs, a spoonful of your favorite jarred salsa and a sprinkling of cheese. Roll it up and enjoy! You can also add sour cream, cooked pinto beans, chopped olives or a few sprigs of cilantro for a real breakfast adventure!

Family Meals Plan to have a Spanish breakfast one morning. Serve jugo de naranja (orange juice), huevos y salsa (eggs and salsa), and las tostadas con mantequilla y la mermelada (buttered toast with jam).

Picture Book Draw or cut out pictures from a magazine or newspaper of some of the new words your child is learning in this story. Put them together to make a book with pictures your child can point to. Is someone drinking milk from el vaso (a glass), or eating with los tenedores (forks)?

Grocery Store Make a short shopping list with words in Spanish or pictures for your child to use to help you in the grocery store. Identify items using your new Spanish vocabulary. Look for food labels in Spanish and point them out to your child. Where are los huevos (the eggs)? Do we need more salsa (salsa)? Is there mermelada (jam) in the refrigerator?

Breakfast at the Diner Use toys and plastic placeware to help your child set up a pretend restaurant. Have a seat and place your order for las tostadas con mantequilla (toast with butter) and some t (tea). Reverse roles and pretend to serve breakfast to your child. Would you like some huevos (eggs)?

Hot & Cold In this story, your child learned some words for cold and hot. Talk about the things in your kitchen that are fro or fra (cold) or caliente or calientes (hot). Make two sections on the front of your refrigerator or divide a bulletin board into halves. Tape or tack up pictures of things that are hot on one side and of things that are cold on the other. From the story, we know that la leche (milk) is fra (cold) and el jugo de naranja (orange juice) is fro. T (tea) is caliente (hot), and tortillas are muy calientes (very hot). What else can you find to add to each side?

Family Connections Everyone knows that Diego is Doras primo (cousin), but theres a surprise in the Breakfast adventure Doras Mami and Papi are Diegos ta (Aunt) and to (Uncle)! Does your child know any Uncles or Aunts? What do they like to eat for breakfast?

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Buenos das

Breakfast - Song #1

Good Day

Buenos das, buenos das. Cmo est? Cmo est? Muy bien, gracias. Muy bien, gracias. Y usted? Y usted? Buenas tardes, buenas tardes. Cmo est? Cmo est? Muy bien, gracias. Muy bien, gracias. Y usted? Y usted? Buenas noches, buenas noches. Cmo est? Cmo est? Muy bien, gracias. Muy bien, gracias. Y usted? Y usted?

Good morning, good morning. How are you? How are you? Very well, thank you. Very well, thank you. And you? And you? Good afternoon, good afternoon. How are you? How are you? Very well, thank you. Very well, thank you. And you? And you?

Good evening, good evening. How are you? How are you? Very well, thank you. Very well, thank you. And you? And you?

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Arroz con leche

Breakfast - Song #2

Arroz con leche, Me quiero casar, Con una seorita de la capital, Que sepa coser, Que sepa cantar, Que sepa abrir, La puerta para ir a jugar. Tiln, tiln, Sopitas de pan. All viene Juan, Comindo el pan. Yo soy la viudita, Del barrio del rey, Me quiero casar Y no encuentro con quien: Con ste, s; Con ste, no; Contigo, mi vida, Me casar yo. Tiln, tiln, Sopitas de pan. All viene Juan, Comindo el pan.

Rice with Milk Rice with milk, Id like to get married, To a young girl from the capital,

Who knows how to sew, Who knows how to sing, Who knows how to open the door, So we can go out and play.

Ting-a-ling, ting-a-long Bread soup. Here comes John, Eating the bread. I am a widow, From the kings quarters, Id like to marry, But I cant find who to: With this one, its yes; With this one, its no;

With you, my dear, Ill marry you soon. Ting-a-ling, ting-a-long, Bread soup. Here comes John, Eating the bread.

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