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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…

Spanish story for kids is Goldilock and the three bears told with pictograms for kids learning language.

Pictocuentos are stories that use pictures or symbols to support the meaning of the text. The pictures, or pictographs, are…

In Spanish, The Itsy Bitsy Spider is La araña pequeñita, La itzi bitzi araña, Winsy, winsy araña or Wichi, wichi…

Recently, I wrote about a wonderful yoga story in Spanish, Lucas en un día en la playa. The Spanish coloring…

Kids Yoga Stories has another wonderful Spanish story for children. Lucas en un día en la playa integrates yoga into…

Chile Crece Contigo was established by the Chilean government to support and protect children and families. As one small part…

Talk about this photograph of a little girl and her dog to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

A printable Spanish activity with simple analogies.

Kids have fun solving analogies because they are mental puzzles. In this printable Spanish activity, they figure out the relationship…

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…

Disclosure: Mariana Iranzi sent me a copy of Hola Hello so that I could write the following article. All of…

Kids Yoga Stories recently published an post with a sequence of farm-related yoga poses for children. In addition to being…

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…

Stress Free Kids publishes audio and picture books that help children reduce stress and lower anxiety. These stories are available…

spanish songs for kids cantoalegre

Cantoalegre is an amazing resource. This fabulous organization from Colombia offers free downloads of their Spanish songs for kids. They…

A Spanish poem for kids about animals and how they move.

April is National Poetry Month in the United States. It is an excellent time to a Spanish poem with children…

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

The snow is almost gone here in Wisconsin, and many of us are talking and singing about the change of…

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

Old McDonald is a song many English speakers learn when they are very young. The equivalent Spanish song for kids…

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

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

Los pollitos is a printable story and coloring book of a traditional children’s song. In addition to the story-coloring pages…

Spanish story with yoga poses integrated into the text engages kids with language.

I am so excited to be able to share this book with Spanish Playground readers. Sofía en una aventura por…

Josefina la gallina is a Spanish song for kids by Elizabeth Carmona of Chile. She creates entertaining and educational programs…

Los conejos (The rabbits) is a Spanish song for kids with lots of movement. Students learn it in preschool and…

These printable Spanish lacing cards are a hit with students, especially the ones who do best with hands-on activities. The…

These patterns of common objects from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt can be used in lots of ways with children learning Spanish…

These printable puzzles are short, self-checking vocabulary or reading exercises. Kids cut the scrambled puzzle apart. Then, they match the…

  Photograhs with simple descriptions are an excellent way for children to hear and learn Spanish. With pictures, kids understand…

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered! The winners (numbers chosen using random.org) are Iveth, Yogamama, Jessica…

spanish books for children

With Christmas coming, I know that lots of us are looking for gifts for Spanish language learners. Parents of my…

Spanish Thanksgiving coloring pages teach vocabulary.

All of these Spanish Thanksgiving vocabulary coloring pages are now available free of charge! Carlos Medrano, a graphic artist from…

The Thanksgiving Story in Spanish told with pictograms.

This is the story of Thanksgiving in Spanish in very simple words. Kids help tell the story by “reading” key…

In this free online Spanish game, kids match pictures of animals to their names. It is on the website Interpeques…

Sara, of Music with Sara, is adding art to her wonderful songs in Spanish for kids. She is sharing this…

Cuatrogatos is an online magazine and an excellent resources for teachers of Spanish learners.

Poems for children in Spanish teach language and culture through rhythm, rhyme and images.  Simple structures and familiar vocabulary make…

iPad apps for kids provide fun ways to practice a language. Gus on the Go is an app for learning…

Spanish songs for children teach much more than basic vocabulary. Singing is a wonderful way to learn the sounds and…

My children played this game in Spanish all the time with their friends in Mexico. They call it Basta, but…

I have written about 9letras before, but with the school year starting I thought it would be a good idea…

Relajo en la cocina is a Mexican story that I read to my children when they were little. It is…

This activity involves acting out a series of movements with prepositions, like encima de una silla or debajo de una…

Tripas de gato is a traditional game my kids played in Mexico, and it can easily be adapted as a…

I wrote this rhyme to read with children learning Spanish. Kids help tell the story by providing phrases based on…

These Spanish jokes for kids feature animals and common vocabulary.

These Spanish jokes for kids all include animal vocabulary. Animals are often some of the first words kids learn, so…

OnlineFreeSpanish has nine activities to teach farm animal vocabulary in Spanish. The games combine an image, the written word, and…

spanish 4th of July

Kids learning Spanish can practice vocabulary and agreement with this photo collage based on the colors of the American flag…

Summer is here and kids will be spending lots of time in the water. In Spanish it is very common…

There are lots of versions of The Itsy Bitsy Spider in Spanish. The lyrics are fairly close to the English…

School is almost over and I have been playing some of the games that we played at the beginning of…

This traditional Spanish game, El juego de la oca, is a board game similar to Snakes and Ladders. Players roll…

  Since the time I wrote this post, Northumberland Grid for Learning has begun to charge users who are not…

There are lots of versions of the traditional Spanish song Pedro el conejito. All of them are about a rabbit…

These bunnies are so cute! You can help your child learn Spanish by talking about this picture. The questions that…

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

Koda and the Braveheart is the new CD by the band of the same name. This album of children’s music…

Chillola is a website designed to let children explore different languages. The site has lots of basic Spanish vocabulary accompanied…

This counting activity with Spanish audio is perfect for little ones. In Cuenta con Manitas children count the bees around…

This cube is a fun way to practice different actions like salta (jump) run (corre) and camina (walk). It also…

Juguemos en el bosque is one of my favorite picture books to read to children learning Spanish. It teaches Spanish…