Where to buy Ukrainian language books?

If you live in Canada or the United States, you may find your next Abetka and children’s books at Yevshan’s online store. They ship from Kirkland, Quebec, Canada, and you can get it by mail fast even if the U.S.-Canada border remains closed to all non-essential travel across borders. If you live in Europe, youContinue reading “Where to buy Ukrainian language books?”

Abetka and Art

Abetka (абетка), or the Ukrainian alphabet, consists of 33 letters written in Cyrillic script. The word Abetka stems from the first two letters in the Ukrainian language:  а (a) and б (b). You can find many variations of Abetka books online. While some reuse old themes from a different era, others offer original takes on this importantContinue reading “Abetka and Art”

How to draw fruits with glitter (in Ukrainian)

This Melli Art School UA video (Фрукти з блискiтками Вчимо назви фруктів та кольори Навчальне відео для дітей) teaches how to draw fruits (apples, pears, cherries, etc.). It teaches Ukrainian words for these fruits and their colors. Give it a try.

Duolingo…або як вивчити українську 🇺🇦 мову?

Have you TRIED this app? If you want to learn Ukrainian from scratch or reinforce your existing knowledge, try duolingo. The best parts about this app are: its user-friendly interface intuitive approach to learning and small, bite-size, lessons that you can complete in a few minutes while on public transportation or on a coffee break.Continue reading “Duolingo…або як вивчити українську 🇺🇦 мову?”

Where to download free Ukrainian educational worksheets

Finding educational materials in Ukrainian is not easy. If you ever searched for Ukrainian Abetka books on Amazon or other Internet marketplaces, you have no doubt discovered that the selection is abysmal. But, many online sites now offer content for direct download such as childdevelop.com.ua. This site offers many worksheets in Ukrainian (also in EnglishContinue reading “Where to download free Ukrainian educational worksheets”

New publication – Ukrainian Alphabet coloring book

We are happy to announce the publication of Ukrainian Alphabet coloring book for kids (Українська Абетка – розмальовка для дітей). All 33 letters of the Ukrainian alphabet are paired with cute animals to provide visual learning (Aa – Akula/Aкула, Бб – Bilochka/Білочка, Вв – Vovk/ Вовк…). This is a great way to introduce fundamental learning conceptsContinue reading “New publication – Ukrainian Alphabet coloring book”

Scholarly research on bilingualism and multilingualism

So there I was…casually browsing scholarly literature on raising bi/multilingual children, when University of Ottawa’s Dr. Nikolay Slavkov‘s research caught my attention. In a peer-reviewed article published by International Journal of Multilingualism (Routledge), Slavkov concludes regarding three factors related to a child’s development as an active or passive bi/multilingual. Slavkov finds three factors to haveContinue reading “Scholarly research on bilingualism and multilingualism”