Category: Colors

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…

With this active Spanish color game, kids pratice listening and speaking with basic vocabulary.

I based this active Spanish color game on an activity kids do in P.E class. It works well for the…

Learn Spanish with Pictures with a photo of three women selling fruit.

Talk about this photograph of three women in Cartagena, Colombia to help kids learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like…

I Spy games for kids learning Spanish can be adpated to teach vocabulary related to any theme.

Last week I read Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle’s Oso Pardo, oso pardo ¿qué ves ahí? to a class…

Spanish color songs teach children a range of vocabulary in addition to colors.

Color activities teach kids lots of additional vocabulary, and Spanish color songs are no exception. Relating colors to objects gives…

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…

Educational games in an app by Pacca Alpaca teach language and basic concepts.

Pacca Alpaca makes educational games for children. Both Pacca Alpaca Basic Language Learning app and Pacca Alpaca Travel Playtime app introduce…

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…

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…

Speaking activity for children to learn Spanish using a photograph.

Use this photograph of a dog drinking water to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like all…

Montessori treasure baskets help parents create a rich language experience.

Montessori treasure baskets are a collection of objects for children to explore. These objects are often related to a theme…

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 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…

Short printable poems using Spanish color words for kids learning the language.

I wrote these simple rhymes with Spanish color words for my youngest learners. I mostly teach colors in the context…

A Spanish reading comprehension activity for kids.

Isn’t Drago precioso? This photo was one of several taken for another project. I didn’t need it, but it was…

World cup printable activities for kids learning Spanish.

This great World Cup Activity Pack from Multicultural Kid Blogs is in English, but there are many ways to use…

Spanish activities for kids

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

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…

spanish photo scavenger hunts

Digital photography is a wonderful tool for language learning. Photo scavenger hunts are great fun and can be child-centered to…

Spanish Valentine activity for kids with a printable hidden hearts search.

This picture with hidden hearts can be used in lots of different ways to engage kids with Spanish. You can…

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

Spanish pattern activities for language learners.

Playing with patterns or sequences, kids can speak lots of Spanish. I like pattern activities because you can associate vocabulary…

learn spanish with pictures catching frisbee

Talk about this photograph of a dog catching a Frisbee to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow…

spanish color activity

Rockalingua has a free 11-page set of printable activities to teach children Spanish colors and numbers. This is a wonderful…

Kids learn vocabulary with these Christmas color-by-number pages in Spanish.

Last week I shared two Spanish color-by-number pages that work well for talking about Christmas in Spanish-speaking countries. They are…

Spanish Christmas color by number pages of a piñata and a nativity scene.

These Spanish Christmas color-by-number pages teach colors, numbers and vocabulary. They are an excellent opportunity to talk to children about…

spanish printables winter

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

These two books are Spanish stories children will love as they learn language.

Marisol McDonald is the protagonist of two wonderful bilingual picture books – Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/ Marisol McDonald no combina…

spanish color by number simple skull

A few days ago I posted a color-by-number picture in Spanish of a traditional skull for Día de los Muertos…

spanish color by number calavera

Día de los Muertos is a colorful celebration. Flowers, candles, and calaveras bring color to altars and graves as we…

learn spanish with pictures pumpkins

Talk about this photograph of two girls in a pumpkin patch to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

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…

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 games for kids july

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

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…

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

This online game is a good way to practice Spanish color words. It is from Spanishspanish and players hear and…

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…

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…

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…

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

spanish game for kids

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

Spanish Valentine cards to print and share with kids learning Spanish.

I know I am getting ahead of myself, but I thought it would be better to post these early. These…

Spanish videos for kids in a cute cooking series.

Since I wrote this post, Telmo y Tula, has made some of their videos available only by subscription. You can…

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

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

LinguiMind is an iPad app designed to introduce children to numbers, letters and colors in Spanish (and French and English)…

spanish listening practice

Kids in Wisconsin are building lots of snowmen this week, so we are talking about them in class too. This…

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…

Dia de muertos activity for kids learning Spanish

Talk about this photograph of a Day of the Dead altar to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

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

Familiar tunes make it easy for kids to learn songs in Spanish. This color song is to the tune of…

  These Spanish songs for kids from Spanish Together are all about fall. Children learn about the change of seasons…

This Spanish song for children is about the arrival of fall, and children learn it in many preschools in Latin…

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…