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Monday, January 7, 2013

Little Pim: Fun With Languages

Since I was a child, I'd mumble gibberish and tell myself I was speaking another language. I wanted so much to learn another language and the moment I had the opportunity I jumped on it. While working, I'd attend night school to get the credits needed for college. During those nights, they had classes for Spanish and I signed up. I was so excited!
I actually did very well, but wasn't able to continue.

I also realized that I needed more dedication to the subject and maybe to be in an environment where the language was apart of the culture, so I could catch on more quickly.

Then I had children and began to expose them to Spanish and other languages. I have high hopes for them to learn and be fluent. Seems they knew more as toddlers than they do now as Elementary kids! I was hoping they would be continuing with language learning while in school, but sadly it's not being taught.

If I was homeschooling, Languages would be a must on the syllabus!

This is why I'm so excited to try Little Pim: Fun With Languages! I've been hearing such good things about the program and had hoped to invest in their Spanish bundle for my children.


I received a DVD of Little Pim: Fun With Languages for 'eating and drinking' for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

To be honest, I'm teaching myself right along with the children and I love how quickly they catch on! They remember most of what they've been learning and it's quite fun to hear them repeat and pronounce the words and phrases after Little Pim! :)

I've always known if I was exposed to languages as a child I'd be very good at learning and that is why I have exposed my children to new languages since they were babies.

Ms V beamed because she couldn't wait to go back to school and detail how well she could say some words and phrases in Spanish, to her best friend and her teacher.

It really gives you a feeling of empowerment to know more than one language. And there is such a beauty in Spanish and other accents! I've always admired the fluency of them all.

Little Pim: Fun with languages was created by Julia Pimsleur Levine, award winning filmmaker, mom, and daughter of the internationally acclaimed language teaching pioneer, Dr Paul Pimsleur.

Our Disc: Eating and Drinking
See Little Pim and friends making and eating food while discovering new tastes. Learn more than 60 words and phrases for mealtimes.

Special Features:
  • Entertaining Immersion method
  • Parent Guide with Helpful Tips
  • Introduces 60 New Words and Phrases in Each DVD
  • Optional Subtitles for Parents/Caregivers
  • 5-minute Episodes Promote Parent-Child Interaction
The DVD is perfect for my daughter. She is age five and learns quickly. It's also not too long and the interaction method is really good! I can rewind and pause and emphasize or add information for her to expand her learning. It's great!

I would definitely recommend this DVD.
Spanish for kids “eating and drinking” (DVD 1)
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Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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8 comments:

  1. I've heard a little about them and been curious, now I'm really, really curious! Thank you for the post!

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  2. That's so cute that she was excited to share what she'd learned!

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  3. So cool! I've heard really good things about them, too.

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  4. Hmmm my girls are 7&9 but the 9 year old has just entered into French class. I'm thinking this may actually help her have a bit of a familiarity with the language. Off to check them out.

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  5. What a great idea! My boys were taught some spanish in preschool, but once they got to the big K it was over. My 9 yo might enjoy this and I'd probably be watching right behind him too. Lol.

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  6. This seems awesome. We are trying to get our kiddos ready to learn french since we're out here in Canada. They've learned a little, just the hello and goodbye greetings, but to have them fluent in this before they have to learn it in school would be awesome. Plus I need to learn it as well, lol. I'll have to check them out, thanks for sharing!

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  7. I need this! Definitely want my kids to be exposed to new languages, especially Spanish!

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  8. It is great that you have found a way to help your children learn Spanish. I did Spanish in high school but I am sorry I did not master it. It is definitely an asset to be fluent in a second language. Have a good day Colette!

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I appreciate your thoughts - Colette

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