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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…

Win a subscription to music-based Spanish learning from Rockalingua.

Music makes learning fun! Rockalingua is an educational website with songs, videos, games and printable activities to teach Spanish to…

Kids learn Spanish colors with an online activity inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock.

Exploring art and artists provides a wonderful context for learning language. Although many of the artists we talk about in…

Recommended multicultural books from the Read Around the World summer series.

I am sharing Maya’s Blanket / La manta de Maya as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

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

In the last few weeks, Wisconsin has turned green, and the trees are full of birds and nests. With these…

Read in Spanish and then share the story using these ideas.

When children tell someone about a story, describe a character, or say why they like a book, it helps them…

Dia de los niños resources for teachers and parents.

Children’s Day is celebrated around the world. Established by the United Nations, the occasion celebrates children and promotes child welfare…

Kids learn Spanish places vocabulary with a children's book and writing activity.

The Place Where You Live /  El lugar donde vives is a beautiful bilingual book about places and how we…

A simple magic trick to teach kids the verb estar.

My Peruvian son-in-law, Jorge, does a simple magic trick little children love. Our family was together in Mexico over winter…

Use free printables in Spanish class to engage kids in fun language games and activities.

There are wonderful activities available online that were not originally intended for teaching a second language. If you want to…

A fun infographic for talking about feelings in Spanish with kids.

Feelings in Spanish are part of the curriculum of most elementary programs. More important, they are essential vocabulary for helping…

Students learn Spanish language and culture with these activities from Editorial Miraflores.

I am so happy to be able to share a resource for teaching language through cultural content to upper elementary…

Día de Muertos is an important holiday for Spanish learners to appreciate and celebrate.

Día de Muertos is a wonderful celebration. It has lots of color and fun and is also an opportunity to…

Teaching kids Spanish is easier with these reminders for difficult days.

Most days, teaching kids Spanish is fun. Playing together and watching your children learn will motivate you. Most days, you…

Middle-grade novel explores the challenges facing children of parents without documents.

The Pew Research Center reports that in 2010, there were 4.5 million U.S.-born children whose parents were unauthorized immigrants. The…

Online Spanish math texts provide language learners with fun and effective learning activities.

The Secretaria de Educación Pública (SEP) of Mexico makes many government textbooks available free online. These books in PDF format…

Parenting blogs share Spanish culture and language.

Raising kids with two or more languages is hard work. All of us feel overwhelmed at times and need encouragement…

A book about Peru for kids.

Award-winning author Carole Roman has written a series of picture books to introduce young children to different countries and cultures…

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…

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…

Easy spanish activities for kids.

It’s Friday and time for the Friday Five. Use these easy Spanish activities with your kids or students. The activities…

printable spanish valentine cards kids

These printable Valentine cards are made for kids to color and give to friends or family. They are perfect for…

spanish songs for kids rockalingua

I wrote about the free Spanish learning songs on Rockalingua a few months ago. Recently, I checked out their new…

Many of you are familiar with MisCositas.com and the wonderful collection of resources available on the website. In addition to…

Antonio Selfa Molina is a performer and composer from Spain. He is also a teacher. Last year, he recorded Spanish…

These online activities are an excellent way for children to practice the colors, numbers, shapes and letters because all of…

I recently asked readers to share the title of a book they enjoyed reading with their children or classes. These…

The Noyo Spanish Vocab app for iPad is a supplemental vocabulary builder for beginning Spanish learners. It is available from…

Making Spanish Father’s Day cards to celebrate Día del Padre can be a good language activity when kids add their…

Summer’s coming and it is time to give away a few products to help kids learn Spanish in the months…

“Y ahora, pon un círculo rojo alrededor del triángulo. Mira, ¡ya llegó tu comida.”  I used to entertain my kids…

This group of cyclists is in Guanajuato, Mexico. Talk about this photo to help your child learn Spanish. The questions…

Spanish game for Valentines Day matches verbs and pronouns.

These Valentine’s Day games are versions of memory (or concentration) and they are great activities for kids to speak Spanish…

The new Whistlefritz DVD is now available! La Fiesta de Fritzi is on the Whistlefritz website with their other great…

These Spanish poems for children are by Douglas Wright,  a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina. He writes poems and…

Talk about this photograph of taxis in Mexico City to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like…

As school starts and the seasons change, teachers and parents will be talking about the months of the year and…