At national festivities like Koninginnedag (celebrated this year for the last time on the 30th of April) and also during general social gatherings like Burendag (“neigbours-day”, usually the fourth Saturday in September), Dutch children (and adults) use to play traditional games like Sjoelbak, Koekhappen and Spijkerpoep. Sjoelbak Sjoelbak […]
In occasion of the royal proceedings (from the Queen Beatrix‘s abdication to Willem-Alexander‘s swearing-in ceremony) on Tuesday the 30th of April, today, more than 1.3 million children from 6.500 primary schools (basisonderwijs) are celebrating Koningsspelen. The ministery of Education, Culture and Science (Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap (OCW)) gave […]
Lately I discovered a very inspiring blog from the Dutch-Indonesian Nicole Holten, now living in Idaho, about Dutch food, The Dutch Table. I higly recommend this site to everyone looking for a traditional Dutch food recipe! Most people think that the Dutch don’t have a proper (whatever this […]
(this post was updated in April 2020) We can find many studies about how to raise “a” or “one” bilingual child, but what happens when you have more than one child? And maybe twins? Will it be possible to keep the initial bilingual or multilingual situation within the […]
This is a great list of resources about learning dutch!