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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…

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…

Spanish reading comprehension actvities based on basic math skills for language learners.

Math problems are excellent reading comprehension practice. Proble+ (pronounced proble-mas) are engaging online games that combine Spanish reading comprehension and…

Spanish game for kids teaches animals, places and verbs.

With my own kids growing up, I always wanted them to speak as much Spanish as possible. I looked for…

Spanish reading program for K-6 has many effective activities for language learners.

Various publishers have wonderful support materials for their Spanish texts online. These materials include printable activities and online games and…

Spanish nursery rhymes on free downloadable posters.

The Babies Need Words Every Day: Talk, Read, Sing, Play campaign offers a series of posters with traditional Spanish nursery…

Spanish Poem about fall for preschoolers to act out.

This is an easy poem Spanish poem about fall. It is about leaves falling in autumn. I made it up…

Dum dum dada song adapted for Spanish learners.

Dum Dum Dada is a song with clapping and hand motions. Kids often play this group clapping game at camp…

Printable poster of qualities parents need if they are raising bilingual kids.

Raising bilingual kids is a complex, challenging undertaking. Of course, if there is one thing being a parent teaches you…

Kids learn vegetables in Spanish with a video and picture cards.

It’s summer, and the vegetables are delicious! It is an excellent time to talk to kids about vegetables in Spanish…

Spanish phrases for Independence Day on a printable poster.

Independence Day in the United States is just a few days away, and lots of families and friends are gathering…

Pledge of allegiance in Spanish for kids.

The 4th of July is an opportunity to talk to children about the history of the United States. The celebration…

Spanish beach activities for kids including songs, yoga, video and more.

Summer means water play for kids. It’s a great time for language play too. Spanish beach and water activities can…

Día del padre printable poster for children learning Spanish.

Father’s Day is next Sunday! Spanish Playground hopes kids celebrate their dads in as many ways and languages as they…

Lil' Libros publishes bilingual books for babies and toddlers.

It’s never too early to start a second language. That is one of the many reasons the bilingual board books…

Spanish summer activities for kids like nature walks and traditional games keep them learning Spanish during vacation.

It’s almost here! Summer means a change of routine for most families. It can be a challenge at times, but…

Spanish nutrition in picture books and activities for kids.

There are lots of excellent Spanish nutrition and health materials for kids. Many of these are available free and are…

Spanish graphic organizers help kids master vocabulary.

Graphic organizers in Spanish are organizadores visuales or organizadores gráficos. Graphic organizers  are an wonderful tool to use with all…

Activities about wild animals in Spanish for kids.

Talking about animals in Spanish introduces children to a lot of language. Learning about animals, children hear common Spanish verbs…

Spanish stories for bedtime help children establish a healthy bedtime routine.

The idea behind these Spanish stories is so clever! They are bedtime stories that ask kids to participate by drinking…

Kids can use the Spanish phrases for Mothers Day in cards and crafts.

I think the most meaningful Mothers Day cards are the ones kids make themselves. You can find lots of fun…

Poem in Your Pocket Day is a perfect occasion for kids to share Spanish poems.

This year, we celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 30. It is part of National Poetry Month and…

Short Spanish poems by Douglas Wright about spring.

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with these short Spanish poems about spring. They are by Douglas Wright, a well-known…

Spanish sequencing cards for the Itsy Bitsy Spider to use with language learners.

The Itsy Bitsy Spider is a wonderful fingerplay to do with language learners. You can do lots of fun related…

Free Spanish activity book from the EPA helps children learn to protect the planet.

Earth Day, El día de la Tierra, is April 22. Children will be hearing and thinking about how to care…

Activities for celebrating Earth Day in Spanish.

Earth Day in Spanish is Día de la Tierra. It is celebrated all over the world on April 22. Earth…

Poems in Spanish and activities for sharing them with children.

April is National Poetry Month. Poems in Spanish are a wonderful way for children to hear the rhythm and sounds…

Spanish cup covers for spring |Spanish Playground

Printable Spanish cup covers are an easy way to get more language into your daily routine or a special event…

Spanish conversation questions to use with kids at Easter.

Enjoying the company of friends and family is the best part of a holiday. If you are celebrating Easter or…

Play these Spanish matching games with plastic eggs.

Plastic eggs are an easy, hands-on way to play Spanish matching games. You can make the activities more effective by…

A printable Spanish vocabulary game where kids identify what is missing from a set.

This printable Spanish vocabulary game involves identifying which object is missing from a set. It is easy to make for…

Easy Spanish stories introduce children to spring vocabulary.

Spring is on its way! These two easy Spanish stories, in different formats, make it easy to talk about spring…

A Spanish workbook for early readers.

This free Spanish workbook has exercises for children learning to read. It can be a useful supplement for early readers…

Kids practice Spanish vowels and vocabulary with a printable activity and video.

With this printable activity, kids practice vocabulary and the Spanish vowels. The words on the printable are introduced and used…

Pattern games for kids learning Spanish.

Sequences, or patterns, of objects or shapes are a simple, fun task that can be done on paper or with…

Spanish Valentine activities that are easy to prepare and fun for kids.

This week many classes and families are celebrating Valentine’s Day. You’ll find a variety of Valentine’s activities on Spanish Playground…

Mandala coloring pages to use with kids learning Spanish.

Mandalas are circle drawings, art patterns that integrate figures, geometric forms and colors around a unifying center. Mandalas occur in…

Printable poster of Spanish Valentine words and activities for using them with kids.

I am so appreciative of how technology and printers make it possible to present kids with language in different ways. …

Spanish syllables in a fun clapping game for kids.

Rhythm and word stress are an important part of correct pronunciation. I do lots of clapping and jumping games with…

Spanish Valentine phrases for kids to use in cards.

I think the cutest Valentine’s cards are the ones kids make themselves. You can find tons of fun ideas for…

A printable list of Spanish rhymes for kids to greet each other and use when playing.

My students have lots of fun playing and experimenting with rhyme. Spanish rhymes are easy to make and recognize, partly…

Spanish winter words and activities for language learners.

We have turned the corner on winter and the days are getting longer! There is still plenty of cold left…

Online Spanish stories for pre-readers, Spanish learners and children with special needs.

Aprendices Visuales creates online Spanish stories supported by pictograms. In the description of the project, the creators explain that the…

Printable pages for kids to practice Spanish color words.

Spanish color words are some of the first vocabulary children learn. I introduce colors in context, with other words, so…

Top Spanish activities for kids in 2014 from Spanish Playground.

In 2014, readers viewed almost 2 million pages (1,966,896 page views from Jan 1- Dec 30) on Spanish Playground. Which…

Resolutions for Spanish learning for parents of language learners.

Another year is about to begin. This is a good time for families to take stock of where their children…

Spanish Christmas carols teach vocabulary and structures to language learners.

Christmas carols can be an excellent language learning tool for children learning Spanish. In Spanish, carols are villancicos. You can…

Teaching kindness and kind language is important for kids learning Spanish.

At Spanish Playground we are working with Kids Yoga Stories to create activities to teach children Spanish and yoga through…

Four printable Spanish logic puzzles for kids.

Logic puzzles for kids are excellent reading practice in Spanish. They often include information to establish a context, almost like…

Activities for telling the Christmas story in Spanish with kids.

It’s Friday and time for the Friday Five. These five easy-to-do activities center around telling the Christmas story in Spanish…

Life lessons learned from Spanish grammar.

Languages shape our perceptions. Usually I understand that concept in terms of subtleties of meaning or interaction. Recently though, inspired…

Activities for talking about a snowman in Spanish.

It’s Friday and time for the Friday Five, five low-prep activities to do with kids learning Spanish. This week, all…

Preschool Spanish students color these cup covers as a language activity.

I use paper cups for all kinds of activities in preschool Spanish. We count into cups and use them for…

Spanish opposites to teach kids vocabulary.

Teaching words as opposites, antónimos or opuestos, increases a child’s vocabulary. The relationship between the two concepts helps kids understand…

Thanksgiving coloring pages in Spanish to teach children vocabulary.

This coloring page is a part of a set of Thanksgiving coloring pages with vocabulary. It is a good way…

Spanish clothing vocabulary practice in a printable activity.

With this printable activity, kids practice vocabulary and the Spanish vowel sounds. The Spanish clothing vocabulary on the printable is…

A list of inexpensive supplies to teach language to kids.

I am always looking for materials that make teaching Spanish to young children easier. Because my littlest students do not…

Spanish materials for keeping kids engaged over the weekend.

It is Friday, and that means time for five easy-to-do Spanish activities for kids. They are the Friday Five –…

A Spanish Halloween activity where kids draw based on a description they read.

This Spanish Halloween printable is fun, effective vocabulary practice. Drawing activities like this are great for practicing reading or listening…

A Spanish vocabulary practice activity based on adding details to a drawing.

Drawing can be used for all kinds of Spanish vocabulary practice. In this printable activity, kids read short descriptions and…