Kids learn vocabulary related to community helpers in Spanish as they sing these songs.

My students learn so much vocabulary when we do a community helpers theme! First, there are new verbs as we learn what each profession does. Then we talk about where they work and what tools they use. Learning about community helpers in Spanish is an excellent way to learn new words. Community helpers in Spanish is one of my favorite…

Use these Marisol McDonald and the Monster Spanish activities with language learners to make the most of this wonderful picture book by Monica Brown.

Monica Brown’s latest bilingual book featuring Marisol McDonald will delight children and bring a chorus of thanks from teachers and parents working with Spanish learners. Marisol McDonald and the Monster / Marisol McDonald y el monstruo is satisfying and wonderfully accessible to kids learning Spanish. In addition, the story has captivating content that children can bring into their world in…

Learn Spanish with Pictures with a photo of three women selling fruit.

Talk about this photograph of three women in Cartagena, Colombia to help kids learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like all the Learn Spanish with Pictures activities, are ordered to help children master the vocabulary and gain confidence with the language.

These Spanish read aloud books have common vocabuary to aid language learning.

Reading aloud to children is one of the best ways to expose them to Spanish. Illustrations and the context of a story help create comprehensible input, so kids understand and learn new words. These Spanish read aloud books are excellent choices for language learners.

Hola Playgroup offers Spanish lessons for kids in NYC.

I’m always excited to hear about quality programs for teaching Spanish to children. I recently learned of ¡Hola! Playgroup, a wonderful program offering Spanish lessons for kids in the New York City. These classes are available in the Flatiron District, Chelsea, the Upper West Side, Forest Hills, and Queens.

These favorite Spanish greeting songs teach basic vocabulary and culture to kids.

Singing is a wonderful way to start the day or a class. In a school setting, we sing Spanish greeting songs to pull the group together and because singing gets everyone listening and producing the language. We also sing because singing makes kids happy and is one of the best ways for children to learn Spanish. Typically, these songs teach…