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Best Bilingual Extracurricular Activities For Kids In Orange County


Learning how to speak another language as a child has many benefits. These language programs provide a variety of fun, unique and effective activities and curriculum to help give your child a top-notch bilingual education. Whether you are interested in registering your child for after-school programs, classes, play dates or summer camps, the language professionals below have you covered.

Language Door
18103 Sky Park Circle, Suite D2
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 833-0900

Language Door hosts a variety of foreign language after-school programs in several schools all over Orange County. The instructors specialize in languages from all around the globe, including Chinese, Arabic, German, Greek, Spanish, French and Hebrew, just to name a few. Private classes, kids classes, weekly group classes, crash courses, corporate classes, interpreting services and translation services are also provided, making Language Door suitable for the entire family.

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Kiddie Spanish Academy
26801 Via Llano
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 954-4518

Exposing children to the Spanish language through play, action-songs, dance, hands-on games, art projects and cooking, Kiddie Spanish Academy provides a unique foreign language learning experience for children. After-school programs, preschool classes, summer camps, fun Spanish classes (taught for 1 or 2 hours at a time) and Saturday playgroups are offered. To contact Kiddie Spanish Academy to reserve your child's spot, click here.

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Playtime in Spanish
Los Alisos Intermediate School
25171 Moor Ave.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 436-9366

Playtime in Spanish teaches toddlers the Spanish language through "music, movement, stories and fun." The teacher, April Sonnenberg, has 10 years of experience teaching preschool and elementary school and has a California multiple subject bilingual teaching credential. Playtime in Spanish classes are currently offered in Mission Viejo, San Clemente and Ladera Ranch. To inquire for more information or enroll your child, click here.

Lango Kids 
Bacchus Office Park
9070 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 135
Irvine, California 92618
(714) 864-4680

If you are interested in immersing your children in foreign languages from as early as the time they are one year old, then Lango Kids in Irvine is for you. Specializing in Spanish, French and Mandarin, Lango Kids teaches children from age 1 on up to 10 years of age. All levels of classes are offered; to check out a class for free, click here. In addition to providing an array of classes, Lango Kids also hosts foreign language camps during the summer. Learn more about the camp schedule here.

Renaissance School International
2987 Mesa Verde East
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 783-7070

Renaissance School International provides foreign language programs for preschool-aged children on up to high school students and enables children to learn how to speak Spanish and Mandarin Chinese through a variety of programs, camps and excursions. Some of the advantages of receiving education from Renaissance School International includes receiving top international curricula, outstanding teachers and being exposed to an international community and a fun, nurturing environment. For more information regarding the programs offered, click here. To learn more about Renaissance School International's impressive staff with extensive foreign language credentials, go to the website.


Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at

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