Category: Toys and Games

Fun spanish activites including songs, online games and printables..

Here are this week’s Friday Five – five fun Spanish activities to do with kids. These are low-prep ways to…

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…

Activities for speaking spanish with kids

Speaking Spanish with kids is fun, but it can also be hard to fit into a busy schedule. Use these…

sand writing

Writing in the sand is tons of fun! The cool online tool that this post was originally about is no…

learning Spanish

Add a little Spanish to your weekend with these activities. They are the Friday Five! Five quick and easy activities…

Five ideas for Spanish class.

It’s time for the Friday Five!  Here are five ideas for Spanish activities. Add a little language to your weekend…

An online Spanish game to teach letter names and vocabulary.

OnlineFreeSpanish has a new game called ¿Puedes ver lo que yo veo? It is a searching game, which kids of…

Spanish activities for kids

These five Spanish activities for kids take almost no preparation. I asked readers about making sets like this a series…

Quick and easy Spanish activities for kids.

Kids learning Spanish need to hear and play with the language every day, even if it is just for a…

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate with kids. It focuses on love and friendship, and cards…

Spanish Valentines

My classes start the first week of February, so I am in Manzanillo, Mexico for a couple of weeks. It…

spanish song for kids elefante 2

Children all over the world sing about elephants swinging on a spider’s web, and keep singing and singing as they…

spanish puzzle vocabulary

Did your child get a jigsaw puzzle for Christmas? Does your family do puzzles together? A jigsaw puzzle, or rompecabezas…

spanish games for kids tic tac toe

Tic tac toe has many names in Spanish. Three of the most common are tres en raya (Spain), gato (Mexico)…

spanish song for kids juancho pancho

Giselle Shardlow is the author of Kids Yoga Stories and today she shares one of her favorite Spanish songs for…

Spanish syllalbes

This post on teaching Spanish syllables as a first step in learning to read is written by Frances of Discovering…

spanish games for kids vocabulary balloons

I think this Spanish vocabulary game is one of my better ideas for working with groups of kids. I call…

spanish halloween vocabulary

Halloween is more than candy and costumes. It is also a wonderful opportunity to practice all kinds of fun vocabulary…

Spanish games for kids elefante

Leanna is a stay-at-home mother to a sweet, funny, rambunctious three year old boy and his adorable, smiley baby brother…

games in spanish

Traditional games in Spanish teach language and culture. These 12 games are from Latin America and Spain. All of them…

Spanish questions for kids to use in games and other activities.

Questions in Spanish are useful for all kinds of activities and games. Children also have fun asking each other, or…

Nos vamos a México is picture book that teaches both language and culture to kids learning Spanish.

Nos vamos a México by Laura Krebs is one of my favorite Spanish stories for kids. This beautiful book is…

I use this Spanish game for kids with small groups when I want to give them focused practice conjugating verbs…

Children learn shapes in Spanish as they move and play.

There are lots of hands-on activities that you can do with kids to teach the shapes in Spanish and use…

spanish story for kids brown bear

Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? is the translation of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?. This…

spanish alphabet activities

When we introduce the letter names and letter sounds to beginning Spanish learners, we associate the sounds with words. Learning…

spanish vocabulary crafts

I did not grow up doing arts and crafts and am not a crafty person. I think these projects can…

Spanish association cards for kids.

I use these printable Spanish cards with kids to practice vocabulary and common verbs. They match the two cards that…

Kids learn Spanish color words with hands-on activities.

Playing with color is a wonderful way to speak Spanish with children. They learn or practice the Spanish color words…

Spanish nature walk

This summer my daughter has been working in a summer program with a Pre-K class of native Spanish speakers. They…

spanish song story debajo boton

Debajo de un botón (Under A Button) is a traditional Spanish song for children. Kids love it because it is…

Ideas for adding Spanish to a child's bedtime routine.

If your family speaks English or another language at home, it can be a challenge to set aside time for…

spanish games for children bean bags

Kids love playing with bean bags. Like balloons and water, bean bags almost guarantee happy children and a successful activity…

Ready for a multicultural adventure? You may have seen my post about this amazing group of Multicultural Kid Blogs. We…

Spanish games for kids with a beach ball.

A beach ball, pelota de playa or balón de playa in Spanish, is a classic summer toy. It is inexpensive…

spanish games for kids july

This printable Spanish game for kids uses words we associate with the 4th of July. It is a fun way…

A set of printable Spanish questions for kids.

These printable Spanish questions and pictures are an excellent activity for language learners. They are part of Una preguntita, a…

An Spanish online game to teach kids prepostions.

This Spanish online game, Un día en el circo, is from a set of activities called Diverland. The activities are…

Question in Spanish for children to use in games.

Una preguntita is a continually growing collection of questions in Spanish that encourage kids to draw on information they know…

A printable Spanish game for learning sizies and comparisons.

This Spanish card game is an fun way for kids to learn vocabulary and practice comparisons. It is based on…

I write about lots of traditional playground games, hand-clapping games and jump rope rhymes that children play in Spanish. Recently…

Spanish questions for games teach kids vocabulary and verbs.

These questions in Spanish are useful for all kinds of activities, including board games, classroom games or just asking each…

These two online games are from Educapeques. They are designed to teach basic concepts and prepositions to native Spanish speakers…

I use picture cards for all kinds of games and activities. This PDF has the following sets for 12 animals:…

Spanish questions for games and activities with language learners.

These Spanish questions are based on vocabulary children learn early in their exposure to the language. The questions include words…

Spanish questions for beginners to use in games.

This set of Spanish questions is based on some of the first vocabulary that children learn. The questions include words…

Spanish conversation questions to use with kids at Easter.

Easter is just a few days away and many of us will be spending time with friends and family. These…

Below you will find a word search with Spanish Easter vocabulary. The words go in all directions, including backwards. The…

Preschoolers love imaginative play, so we do lots of it in my classes. One game that is always a big…

In this printable Spanish board game, kids move around the board by clapping and counting the number of syllables in…

Spanish color game teaches children color vocabulary and color mixing.

Discovery Kids has created a Spanish color game called El juego de los colores. The game has wonderful, clear audio…

General knowledge questions in Spanish for fun and learning.

Una preguntita is a continually growing collection of questions that encourage kids to draw on information they know to understand…

Spanish games for kids using plastic eggs.

This time of year there are lots of plastic eggs around. If you find yourself with a few extra, consider…

In the game La Rueda del Saber, the Wheel of Knowledge, players answer questions in different categories. This online version…

spanish song for children mummy

1, 2, 3 Momia Es is a playground game kids play in South America. In Mexico, the same game is…

Colores is a Spanish song for children written and sung by Patty Shukla. The song gets kids up and moving…

Sticky notes have to be one of the handiest inventions ever. In addition to keeping us organized, they are wonderful…

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

spanish game for kids

I play this simple Spanish game for kids with students and they love it. I usually play with preschoolers, but…

I made this game recently to play with several of my private students who are learning to read, but it…