Category: Food

              A find-it jar (or scavenger hunt in a bottle) is a great toy for kids who are learning Spanish…

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

The games on Jugarjuntos.com are designed for native Spanish speakers, but they work well with young Spanish language learners too…

Let’s Eat! / ¡A comer! is a picture book in Spanish and English by Pat Mora. This story fits into…

Recognizing patterns is an important pre-math and pre-reading skill for children. Talking about patterns is also a valuable language activity…

Activity with gustar for kids learning Spanish

I love the first days of class! It is exciting to be back, and it is an opportunity to get…

Children can learn lots of Spanish while they are focused on another task. These printable charts are designed to help…

The Diccionario Multimedia is from the Portal de Educación – Junta de Castillo y León.  It has common Spanish vocabulary…

This is a quick, simple activity to review food vocabulary with children learning Spanish. Tengo hambre y quiero comer is…

I am always on the look out for pictures to use to teach Spanish to children. Ideally, the pictures are…

This is a set of four games to teach vocabulary. I think they are great for children learning Spanish because…

I love using story sticks with kids learning Spanish. The pictures reinforce what they hear, and the movement helps them…

When my kids were younger, we always headed to Mexico about this time of year. This summer we will be…

Kokone Mínimo is a website from Mexico designed to introduce children to basic vocabulary and concepts in their native Spanish…

Lots of kids really like word searches, or sopa de letras, in Spanish. As a supplemental activity, these puzzles can…

This website is great for talking about food in Spanish, especially if you are taking your children with you to…

Spanish website for kids with games and audio from el Centro Virtual Cervantes.

Mi mundo en palabras is part of the Centro Virtual Cervantes, a site created by the Instituto Cervantes of Spain…

Stories without words are useful tools for teaching Spanish to children. These wordless picture books engage children actively with the…

Ways to express appreciation and for giving thanks in Spanish.

Many children learn to say thank you in Spanish when they are little even if they are not learning more…

Recently,  I have had several parents ask for recommendations for toys to give as gifts to their children who are…

This game has been moved since I wrote this post. I’ll update the link as soon as I find it…

Meals provide an opportunity and context for speaking Spanish to your child.  In addition to food vocabulary, there are many…

Children learn Spanish grammar and vocabulary by hearing correct grammatical structures. Reading the questions that follow the photograph, you can…

Children can learn lots of Spanish helping you around the house. When my children were small, as we set the…

Here is a fun online activity using Spanish food vocabulary. With this activity you hear the words pronounced, so your…

Your child can learn lots of Spanish, including food vocabulary, reading picture books with you. Frutas y vegetales uses common…

Mealtime and snack time are great opportunities to speak Spanish with your child. Start by talking about a few foods…