Useful Links and Interesting Articles
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Alphabet Garten offers an outstanding selection of German books, music, DVDs and multimedia for children. All but a few titles are imported from Europe and are popular right now with kids in Germany (and other German-speaking countries).
The Bayerische Rundfunk is a well known radio station in southern Germany that has a special website for its children’s programming called BR-Kinderinsel.
The Bilingual/Bicultural Family Network is made up of families around the world who are raising their children bilingually and/or biculturally. The group provides support and resouces in the form of a website and e-newsletter packed with content as well as Seattle-based presentations, seminars and email contact.
German musician has recorded multiple common children's songs in German. Can listen to songs online. Site in German.
The Deutscher Kulturekreis is a group of volunteers that organizes all German-speaking cultural festivities around the year for families in the local Seattle area.
The EGLS is a Saturday German language school located in Issaquah.
German Language School Seattle is a Saturday school located in Seattle for ages 4 to adulthood.
Working in English, German, French, or Spanish Get Seattled helps employees deal with the new and unfamiliar challenges that accompany an international move; from obtaining essential documentation such as a social security number and driving license, to finding the ideal home and choosing the right school.
The Internet Picture Dictionary is completely free, online picture dictionary designed especially for foreign-language students of all ages beginning to learn German and other languages.
ARD is a German TV, radio station that has a special support website for its children’s program lineup that includes classics like Unsere Sandmaenchen ARD is also a partner with ZDF in the special children’s station in Germany called KiKa which also has a rich network of support websites for its program lineup.
SWR (Südwestrundfunk) is a radio and TV station which has a special website supporting its programming for children called Kindernetz.
This center has a very rich list of further information resources on bilingualism, language learning, bilingual education and more.
Other German Immersion Schools or Saturday Schools