Spanish for Kids

Kids learn school supplies in Spanish with these six fun activities.

It’s here! Some of you have already started a new school year, and the rest of us will start soon. Whether you are teaching a class or home schooling, there is a good chance you will be reviewing school supplies in Spanish. Here are a few resources to help kids master that important vocabulary. Printable Mini-book or Vocabulary Cards of…

Tristán Lobo by Mariana Llanos is an entertaining story with a clever twist.

Tristán Lobo, by Mariana Llanos, is a captivating story with a very clever twist. For native speakers or children learning Spanish, this book is an excellent transition from picture books to chapter books. Tristán Lobo is available on Amazon and on the author’s website. It is also available as an Kindle ebook. Tristan was raised by wolves. He realizes he…

These Spanish poems about fall teach seasonal vocabulary.

Douglas Wright,  a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina, wrote these two Spanish poems about fall. In addition to his books, he publishes poems on his blog, El jardín de Douglas. He generously gives me permission to share them here. I love these two short Spanish poems about fall. They are perfect to use with Spanish language learners. The vocabulary…

A printable birthday poster to use with kids learning Spanish.

Quest Stories makes beautiful personalized books to celebrate a child’s birthday. They are working on a Spanish edition of the book now. In the meantime, if you have a little Spanish speaker who will be celebrating a birthday, use Quest Stories free printable birthday poster to encourage lots of language. This is such a great idea for getting more Spanish…

Speaking activity for children to learn Spanish using a photograph.

Use this photograph of a dog drinking water to help your child 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. Start with Describe the photo (1) and be sure to point to the objects in the picture as you talk…

Spanish picture books teach children vocabulary and content.

When I was teaching my kids Spanish as they were growing up, I searched constantly for quality books. We spent our summers in Mexico and each year I came home with suitcases full of books. There are more books available in the United States now, but I still get excited when I discover excellent Spanish picture books, like the ones…