iPhone and iPad apps from Spanish Playground teach children Spanish with fun effective games.

Category: Food

These 12 phrases are different ways to say delicious in Spanish and are appropriate at any meal.

The holiday season and many holiday meals are just around the corner, so this is an excellent time for children…

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…

Spanish Thanksgiving resources for teachers and parents to celebrate the holiday with kids.

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Fall, food, friends and family, and acknowledging and giving thanks for all we have. There…

Recipes in Spanish with poems and photos.

Recetas graciosas y saludables by Graciela Castellanos has simple recipes in Spanish. Best of all, these recipes are extension activities…

Jose-Luis Orozco sings about eating right and staying healthy.

Jose-Luis Orozco is releasing ¡Come Bien! Eat Right! on Sept. 18th. This new CD is a feast of rhythm, rhyme…

Delia Berlin has written an engaging Spanish story about eating well and staying healthy.

The charming new Spanish-language picture book by Delia Berlin, Dieta de Lunares, reminds children of the importance of eating well…

Kids learn vegetables in Spanish with a video and picture cards.

It’s summer, and the vegetables are delicious! It is an excellent time to talk to kids about vegetables in Spanish…

Spanish nutrition in picture books and activities for kids.

There are lots of excellent Spanish nutrition and health materials for kids. Many of these are available free and are…

A printable Spanish vocabulary game where kids identify what is missing from a set.

This printable Spanish vocabulary game involves identifying which object is missing from a set. It is easy to make for…

Pattern games for kids learning Spanish.

Sequences, or patterns, of objects or shapes are a simple, fun task that can be done on paper or with…

Kids learn the Spanish days of the week and food vocabulary from these meal charts.

These printable charts from Nourish Interactive are designed to help kids establish healthy eating habits. They are also an excellent…

Cooking in Spanish teaches language and culture with hands-on fun.

Cooking in Spanish with kids teaches language and culture. It is also an opportunity to  communicate important messages about nutrition…

spanish flip book

This Spanish flip book is an easy way for students to practice using vocabulary in common sentence structures. One word…

Cuentos infantiles nuevos de Barefoot Books

These three stories from Barefoot Books have a prince or princess and a charming fairy tale setting. They also have…

spanish words kids

Las verduras is a video in the Spanish Words Kids Love series from Spanish Playground. These short videos teach essential…

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…

Spanish picture books 2kk

2 Kurious Kids Second Adventure: Mexico is a picture book by Heidi Gill. It is intended for children ages three…

Chop Chop is a family cooking magazine published in both Spanish and English. This amazing magazine won the prestigious 2013…

Spanish Words Kids Love is a set of videos from Spanish Playground that teach language in context. The videos are…

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 thanksgiving craft

Thanksgiving crafts are an opportunity to practice Spanish food vocabulary and words related to turkeys. Many Thanksgiving crafts also focus…

Children celebrate the holiday with these Spanish Thanksgiving vocabulary coloring pages to in class or at home.

Do you talk about what you are thankful for at Thanksgiving dinner? It is a tradition at our house to…

Kids can practice listening to Spanish with this short description of a common food. They try to guess the word…

I recently read an article by Juan of Words about parts of his childhood in Mexico that he hopes his…

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

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…

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

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

Semillitas is a Spanish language cable television channel for preschoolers from SomosTV. In Wisconsin, it is available through Charter Communications…

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…

Talking about photographs is a good way for children to practice Spanish. This activity with a picture of a birthday…

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

The American Academy of Pediatrics published these New Year Resolutions in Spanish and English in 2010. In addition to being…

I am really excited to share this set of six little story books for Spanish language learners. The set is…

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…

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

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

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…

This free iPad app from Ridili teaches a simple finger play. The traditional rhyme, originally in German, is called Plums…

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

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

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

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

You may have seen my posts about Nourish Interactive and their wonderful materials. It is a great bilingual website dedicated…

Activities for St. Patrick's Day in Spanish

This set of Spanish St Patrick’s Day materials and activities is from the wonderful website Nourish Interactive. The free printable…

This set of Spanish Valentine’s Day materials and activities is from the wonderful website Nourish Interactive. The materials include free…

Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a very common object. Can you guess what it is? This is…

Printable Spanish activities from Udicom.

This extensive set of free printable materials has lots of wonderful activities for Spanish language learners. It is offered by…

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

This is a game I play with kids to practice the verbs ver, querer and tener in the first person…

I have been having a great time with the Whistlefritz CD, Cha, Cha, Cha -Spanish Learning Songs. This award-winning collection…

This free online game is the perfect first game for children starting to learn Spanish. Kids do not have to…

This is a set of Thanksgiving materials and activities in Spanish from the wonderful website Nourish Interactive. The free printable…

This online Spanish game with native-speaker audio is a good way for children to practice vocabulary and listening comprehension while…

The Bilingual Baby DVD is a wonderful collection of images to support a voice-over narration of basic Spanish words and…

Este dedito compró un huevito (this little finger, or toe, bought an egg) is a Spanish rhyme that you say…