Category: Emotions

Use these Marisol McDonald and the Monster Spanish activities with language learners to make the most of this wonderful picture book by Monica Brown.

Monica Brown’s latest bilingual book featuring Marisol McDonald will delight children and bring a chorus of thanks from teachers and…

Spanish Valentine games and crafts help children learn language with hands-on fun.

Many Valentine’s Day activities incorporate language and can be adapted to Spanish learning. Try these hands-on Spanish Valentine games and…

An printable activity using Spanish candy hearts to teach kids language.

I love how much language is a part of Valentine’s Day. Spanish candy hearts are one great example. I made…

A picture book by Mariana Llanos to help kids talk about emotions in Spanish.

Do you talk about emotions in Spanish with kids? Be sure to take a look at the picture book Mara…

Yoga story in Spanish teaches children that happiness comes from within.

Spanish is tons of fun, but children can learn more than language as they read, sing and play. Kids are…

Spanish Valentine phrases for kids to use in cards.

I think the cutest Valentine’s cards are the ones kids make themselves. You can find tons of fun ideas for…

Teaching kindness and kind language is important for kids learning Spanish.

A big part of teaching kindness to children is teaching them the power of language to help and hurt others…

Thanksgiving activities for kids like this gratitude game can also be an excellent source of language.

Journey to the Gratitude Garden or Viaje al jardín de la gratitud is without a doubt one of the best…

Spanish vocabulary games for kids using drawings of stick figures.

Stick figures can be used for lots of Spanish vocabulary games. For example, in the printable I have included, kids…

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…

I am always happy to find a new song to celebrate Valentine’s Day with kids learning Spanish. This song by…

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…

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…

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

Rockalingua has a great song and video available free online to teach kids to express feelings in Spanish. Estoy contento…

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 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…

Are you looking for some fun material to get your students excited about Spanish and start the year off on…

Spanish Fathers Day songs for language learners to sing with Dad.

These two songs by Miss Rosi are perfect to celebrate Father’s Day in Spanish. Miss Rosi is a well-known Peruvian…

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…

Spanish coloring pages for kids.

These free Spanish coloring pages from Song School Spanish include lots of basic vocabulary. The pictures are big, clear and…

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

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

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

Spanish activities for the first day of school.

School is starting soon!  These resources have Spanish activities for the first day of school.  They can certainly be used…

One of the most well-known songs for Father’s day in Spanish is Hoy tengo que decirte Papá. It has been…

This Spanish poem for children has color and natural world vocabulary.

Reading El jardín de Douglas recently, I was happy to find a new Spanish poem for children that I think…

I needed something I could tie to a small treat so I made these little printable Spanish valentines. You can…

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…

Let’s Learn to Speak Spanish: Conversational Workbook and CD is a set of worksheets and activities by Susana Murphy, published…

I am participating in http://latinaish.com/’s Spanish Friday. Join us! An English translation is included in parenthesis. En la edición nov-dic…

These printable Spanish notes are perfect for a lunch box or backpack.

Writing notes in Spanish is a simple way to give kids a little extra language and tell them that you…

A Spanish Thanksgiving song for children.

Are you looking for a Spanish Thanksgiving song? Sara, of Music with Sara, is music teacher for the Spanish immersion…

Do you have children starting Spanish in school? If you are looking for games and activities to supplement what they…

Don’t these pigs looks happy? Talk about this great photograph to help your kids learn Spanish. The questions that follow…

Spanish in a Basket was such a treat to get in the mail! It is a lovely wicker picnic basket…

Cinco calabazas, by Spanish Together, is a wonderful song for the week before Halloween or anytime. There is so much…

9letras is the blog of Alberto Abarca Fillat of Huesca, Spain. Alberto shares educational material for teaching Spanish and the…

Storybird is such an amazing resource that it is hard to know where to begin to write about it. It…

This set of 14 pages to color teaches values like generosity, cooperation and friendship to children who are native speakers…

Help your child learn Spanish by talking about this wonderful photograph. The questions that follow, like all the Learn Spanish…

This collection of  drawings is called Las caras de Zanahorio (The faces of Mr. Carrot) and they are an entertaining…