TIP: Practice color words in Spanish at the supermarket while in the produce section!
How Your Kid Benefits
Evidence from a number of studiessuggests that bilingualism improves the brain’s executive function — a command system that directs the processes that we use for planning, solving problems and performing various other mentally demanding tasks.
Try Your Superpower!
Learn all the different colors in English and Spanish with our Color Bingo Game. Then see if you can find those same colors on your own in a scavenger hunt at the grocery store! Have fun making your own bingo game using different colored stuffed animals or objects from home.
What You’ll Need:
Printed activity sheets; pencil; crayons or colored pencils.
Note to Grown-Ups
These activities encourage children to say new vocabulary words in a fun, low-pressure way. Have them say the color words out loud as often as possible, especially while playing the bingo game.