Category: Seasons

Mariana Iranzi has a new album of Spanish songs for school or home.

I’m so excited about Mariana Iranzi’s new music! Her album Primavera brings us beautiful, educational songs for children. This album…

These four Spanish yoga books feature yoga poses based on the seasons.

Spanish yoga books are a wonderful addition to a classroom or home library. Nothing is more natural for children than…

This printable Spanish book about summer has short senteces and common verbs.

As part of our Summer Spanish Read and Play program, Fun for Spanish Teachers is sharing a printable Spanish book…

With these end of the year Spanish activities kids review and remember what they have learned.

The school year is winding down and a lot of us are looking for ways to pull together content and…

Spanish word-building game to practice spring vocabulary.

Working with syllables is a good way to practice vocabulary. I do a variety of word-building activities where students fill…

Kid learn words for water play in Spanish as they talk about the photo and answer the questions.

Talk about this photograph of children playing in a pool to help kids learn Spanish. The questions that follow are…

Kids use a photo to learn vocabulary to talk about sledding in Spanish.

Talk about this photograph of sledding in Spanish to help kids learn new words. The description and the questions that…

Pumpkin activities in Spanish teach children science vocabuary and concepts.

Pumpkins are one of my favorite parts of fall, and not only because they make delicious pie. Pumpkin activities in…

Songs, poems, and printable pages with leaf activities in Spanish for kids.

In Wisconsin, the leaves have turned and a lot of them are on the ground. Leaf activities in Spanish are…

A free Spanish story PDF with cutouts for retelling helps children learn language.

Today we are sharing a wonderful Spanish story PDF and a set of cut outs for telling the story.  This…

Readings about trees in Spanish with activities for kids to practice vocabulary.

Learning about trees is an important part of learning about the environment and caring for the planet. With these stories…

Summer Spanish can be an enjoyable way for kids to improve skills.

We like to think of summer as a time to slow down, but families are busy all year long. Summer…

A printable Spanish story and scene to teach vocabulary and language in context.

I love telling stories with language learners, and I do lots of different story activities. One of my favorites is…

Kids learn Spanish with these questions about a picture of birds.

This photograph of parakeets is a fun way to speak Spanish with your child. Talk about the picture using the…

Spanish winter reading program keep kids reading over break.

Winter break is almost here. That means it is time for the Spanish Winter Reading Challenge! Ideally, children read and…

Easy Spanish reading activity based on adding details to a picture of a snowman.

Drawing can be combined with easy Spanish reading for a fun comprehension activity. In this printable activity, kids do an…

Spanish Thanksgiving resources for teachers and parents to celebrate the holiday with kids.

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Fall, food, friends and family, and acknowledging and giving thanks for all we have. There…

Hot Peas 'N Butter sing bilingual songs about friendship, seasons and colors.

I love recommending music that I know kids and parents will enjoy together. Hot Peas ‘N Butter makes that kind…

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…

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…

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…

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 rain songs to teach children vocabulary and the verb llover.

I am just finishing a preschool unit on rain. We have had fun singing lots of Spanish rain songs.  We…

Spanish chicken song favorites to sing with kids learning language.

Are you looking for a Spanish chicken song to use with language learners? You can find a Spanish chicken song…

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…

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…

Active Spanish games and songs for language learners.

It is spring! The activities below get kids moving as they teach language about the season. These suggestions for active…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Spanish winter songs for language learners.

It’s cold here in Wisconsin! Singing about the season is one fun way to stay warm. With Spanish winter songs…

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…

Five spanish gifts for kids.

This post has been update for 2015. Find the new gift guide here. This time of year lots of parents…

Spanish Thanksgiving activities that include nature vocabulary.

It is easy to tie almost any vocabulary into Thanksgiving activities. After all, we are thankful for family, food, community…

Short spanish poems about fall to read with children.

These  five short Spanish poems are by Douglas Wright, a well-known children’s poet and illustrator from Argentina. He writes some…

Spanish Halloween yoga sequences for kids.

Halloween yoga is a wonderful class or party activity. Kids are so excited that movement is essential! Of course, yoga…

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…

10 Spanish Halloween jokes for kids.

Jokes in Spanish are a fun way of practicing vocabulary, listening and speaking skills with kids learning Spanish. Below are…

Spanish fun for kids with five low-prep activities.

It’s Friday! That means time for weekend fun and some Spanish fun with the Friday Five. Use these easy activities…

Five quick activities for kids learning Spanish.

It is Friday and time for the Friday Five! These activities are for kids learning Spanish, and they take little…

A Spanish classroom vocabulary search for kids learning language.

Kids love to search for things! This back-to-school picture search is an easy way for kids to practice Spanish classroom…

Bilingual books by Delia Berlin are an excellent choice for kids learning Spanish.

Delia Berlin is a children’s author from Argentina. Now living in the US, she has written two enchanting bilingual books…

A scavenger hunt in Spanish for kids.

Many of us will be going to fireworks displays this weekend. Here is a printable scavenger hunt in Spanish that…

Spanish vocabulary for water games.

Summer is here! Kids love playing water games and with water games in Spanish they learn as they keep cool…

Summer activities for kids in a printable list in Spanish.

Summer vacation is right around the corner, and we will all be doing lots of summer activities for kids. Many…

spanish activities for kids

It’s Friday! That means it’s time for the Friday Five. These five Spanish activities for kids can be done with little…

Canciones infantiles about spring for kids learning Spanish.

Music is a wonderful way to celebrate spring, and to learn Spanish. These five canciones infantiles have vocabulary related to…

Douglas Wright is a well-known children’s poet and illustrator from Argentina. He writes some of my favorite Spanish poems to…

Printable posters in Spanish to celebrate spring with kids.

Printables posters and coloring pages can help create a text-rich environment in a classroom or at home. Research has shown…

Picture book in Spanish by Alma Flor Ada with an Easter theme.

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about the Spanish story La sorpresa de…

The poem Los pollitos and reading comprehension questions are a good lession for children learning Spanish.

The poem Los pollitos by Argentine author Olegario Víctor Andrade is fun to read with children learning Spanish. Andrade lived…

I am so happy to be able to share these great Spanish songs for kids with my readers. Rockalingua is…

Spanish Christmas carols estrella

These gift boxes have lines from villancicos, traditional Christmas carols in Spanish. The pictures on the boxes represent the words…

spanish winter vocabulary

Monarca Language has generously provided Spanish Playground with these Spanish winter vocabulary activities. If you have kids learning Spanish, these…

spanish printables winter

I made two printables to use with a listening activity I do with pictures of snowmen. These activities involve matching…

Spanish song for kids with a familar tune and sweet lyrics.

Douglas Wright is a poet, author and illustrator from Argentina. I love his Spanish poems for kids learning the language…

spanish thanksgiving craft

Thanksgiving crafts are an opportunity to practice Spanish food vocabulary and words related to turkeys. Many Thanksgiving crafts also focus…