Bilingual and Multilingual Language Resources for Children
A round up of the best bilingual and multilingual resources for your children. Below you will find: The best language learning apps for kids. Websites where you can buy bilingual and multicultural books around the world. Bilingual and multilingual printable materials.
Check back frequently as I am constantly searching for new resources and adding them to the list!
Online Books and Language Materials
If you are looking for Bilingual Books for young learners, Language Lizard is a popular online website for educators, and parents raising bilingual children. It offers a wide variety of professionally translated books, posters and audio products in a large variety of languages.
An online international bookstore with a variety of popular children’s books in different languages. Based in Australia Le Toboggan ship worldwide.They also offer Language and Culture Workshops to reinforce language skills through various activities.
Lil’ollo have some cleverly designed bilingual language materials for young learners. Their bilingual flashcards, which come in a range of languages, are bright and colourful and include animals, shapes, numbers, and colours. They have personalised world maps, which are great for kids learning about their family heritage. They also have numerous different wall posters and colouring pages. Lil’ollo products all feature a series of animal characters and come with ideas for different games to play.
LoveYourLingo creates beautiful clever products for little language lovers. Their flagship product is ‘The Little Linguist’s Alphabet’ which is a multilingual alphabet suitable for children speaking any combination of English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese or Dutch. Now your bilingual child has something they can rely on as D is always for dinosaur, and P is always a princess, no matter which language they are thinking in. LoveYourLingo also designs beautiful bilingual wall art to help you create a positive language experience at home.
Educational Blogs with Activities for Bilingual or Multilingual Children
Multicultural Kid Blogs is a supportive community which brings together parents, educators, bloggers, writers and artists from across the world. Their mission is to inspire and support parents, caregivers and educators raising the next generation of global citizens.
Uno Zwei Tutu is a Montessori inspired, hands on parenting blog which has many fantastic arts and crafts ideas for parents of multilingual kids. One of my favourites is their Free Bilingual Wall Calendar Printable featuring days of the week, seasons, temperature and mood. It comes in various languages, and if your language isn’t there, you can request it!
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