These printable Spanish bookmarks encourage kids to read in their second language.

These printable Spanish bookmarks let everyone know that reading is worth celebrating. They also remind kids to read more. The bookmarks are black and white, so kids can add their own color and style.

These five free Spanish iBooks give kids a range of reading experiences.

Are you are looking for Spanish reading for the kids to take on vacation? Or hoping to expose them to more Spanish before school starts? Be sure to check out these free Spanish iBooks as a way to engage children with language.

Resources for teaching kids Spanish city vocabulary with videos, photos, songs and games.

Teaching about our communities can include a wide range of language. For example, we often teach Spanish city vocabulary with means of transportation, giving directions or professions and community helpers. The resources below focus on places in the cities and are useful in combination with any of those topics.

Parents can use these strategies to help children learning to read in Spanish.

Frequently parents ask me how to help their children who are learning to read in Spanish. They wonder what to do when their kids come to words they can’t read. There are specific strategies children can use as they are learning to read in Spanish.

Recommended multicultural books from the Read Around the World summer series.

I am sharing Maya’s Blanket / La manta de Maya as a part of the Read Around the World Summer Reading Series. The series is sponsored by Multicultural Kid Blogs. It is an opportunity to discover multicultural books for kids and share our favorites with parents and teachers. In addition to being an enchanting story, Maya’s Blanket / La manta de…

These 15 types of texts give children Spanish reading practice with different vocabulary and formats.

Reading different kinds of text in Spanish helps kids develop vocabulary and understand the different ways we use language.  The 15 types of text below can all be good Spanish reading practice. Print the reading challenge below and encourage kids to read new things in Spanish.