Activities to Try at Home!

Keep your student engaged with these family-friendly activities.

1. Break out the board games or Make Your Own!

Scrabble, Monopoly, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders…

2. E-visit the Louvre

Transport you and your family to Paris, France by taking a digital tour of one of the most famous international museums, the Louvre.

3. Take a virtual field trip to Yellowstone National Park

Virtually visit the Mud Volcano, Mammoth Hot Springs, and so much more with a digital field trip to Yellowstone.

4. Bake together

Cookies, cakes, brownies. Anything! Baking is a great lesson in measuring, ingredients, and of course, making delicious goodies.

5. Watch the beluga whales at the Georgia Aquarium

There’s a beluga whale webcam set up at the Georgia Aquarium, so you can see what your whale friends are up to at anytime.

6. For the comic lovers, introduce your student to the great American classic comic strip Little Nemo

https://archive.org/details/LittleNemo1905-1914ByWinsorMccay

7. The 7 Minute Workout app 

    Get some exercise with your student buy utilizing free online workouts

https://www.7minuteworkout.jnj.com/

8. Broadway shows, 7-day free trial

https://www.broadwayhd.com/

9. Free classes in Art and Art History

https://www.donttakepictures.com/dtp-blog/2020/3/16/free-classes-in-art-and-art-history-during-isolation

10. 450 Ivy League free online classes     

https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/ivy-league-free-online-courses-a0d7ae675869/

11. Free Art streaming till the end of April

https://www.ontheboards.tv/

12. Watch movies with other families and students virtually

    Letsgaze.com and kast.gg let you watch movies together online

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Immerse in Spanish

Learn a New Language from Home

As an adult, learning a new language can be challenging and daunting. Many people do not know where to begin. Experts in linguistics agree immersion in the language is a top way to learn a language quickly. However, traveling globally can be expensive and time consuming. We have the perfect solution! – Hosting a foreign exchange student is an opportunity to speak with a native speaker without leaving home. Daily language exchanges with your host student will teach you a new language in no time.

A host student is also an excellent learning experience for children. Children are able to pick up on languages quickly. Their brains are like sponges soaking up knowledge. If you have children in the home, a foreign exchange student speaking their native language could greatly influence your child. Our exchange students from Spain are excited to share their culture and language with your family. With Spanish as the 2nd most spoken language in the United States, this experience will be mutually beneficial.

At Student Ambassador Exchange (SAE), we connect you to an international exchange student in need of a host family.

Find an exchange student for your family here: http://saeglobal.org/student-exchange-photolisting/

Are you not ready to become a host family or want to learn the language before your student arrives? We have helpful tools to support you below!

Spanish Language Apps:

FluentU – https://www.fluentu.com/en/

Duolingo – https://www.duolingo.com/

Spanish Language Websites:

https://www.thespanishexperiment.com/stories

https://www.newsinslowspanish.com/

Spanish Language Podcasts:

Spanish Pod 101 – https://www.spanishpod101.com/

Coffee Break Spanish – https://radiolingua.com/category/coffee-break-spanish/

Now that you have the tools… Have fun learning your next language!

Contact us at info@SAEGlobal.org for more information.

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