Once your child is ready, try out the German Cross-Curricular Subjects and Other Fun Stuff. Your child might be ready very early on. Watching other kids speak a different language and have fun can help motivate children to want to learn a foreign language. There’s no need to watch any longer than a child is interested.
GERMAN CROSS-CURRICULAR SUBJECTS AND OTHER FUN STUFF
National Geographic is published in many different languages. From the USA website you can select the country you would like. At the time of this writing it’s a dropdown menu in the top right corner of the website.
Kika von ARD und ZDF
This channel has clips of a lot of interesting things, like wild animals, muddy obstacle courses, songs, insects, dancing, math, also some episodes of German Sesame Street and Annedroids. Interspersed are these clips of people in a treehouse with puppets, books, and crafts. https://www.youtube.com/user/meinKiKA/featured
A very popular lifestyle magazine that has been around for many years. You can find Elle magazine in many languages. I will list some of them here. If you don’t see the language listed here, try an internet search for it. Elle Magazine in German.
“Free-to-Air” TV. You buy and install the satellite and receiver setup. After that, you can tune in to many foreign language channels broadcast from other countries. There is no monthly fee.
Here is an explanation: It Still Works.
The FTA List website has many tv channels, radio channels and podcasts produced by native speakers, for native speakers. You can search by language. Galaxy 19
and Galaxy 3c are two major channels. You can watch some of the channels via the internet.
AtoZMapsOnline has historical maps, written in other languages. I’m able to access the website for free by logging in with my library card information. Check your own local library to see if they have a library membership.