Category: House

7 Spanish clean-up songs with high frequency vocabulary for kids of all ages.

Routines are essential for classrooms and households, and they are also an opportunity learn language. One of the easiest ways…

Children learn house vocabulary in Spanish with a magnetic board and printable task cards.

I’m always looking for toys and games to support literacy, so you can imagine how excited I am about this…

A magnetic board engages children with Spanish house vocabulary in many hands-on activities.

Home is the center of a child’s world, so kids need Spanish house vocabulary to be able to talk about…

A printable Spanish card game for kids to practice house vocabulary.

Last year, I made a printable Spanish card game based on Go Fish, but I added extra language. It has…

Sentence building in Spanish kids learn vocabulary and grammar with engaging activities.

Sentence building in Spanish is helpful for kids who are learning to read and also for second language learners as…

Spanish learning songs focus on important vocabulary and verb forms.

Are you looking for some great songs to help kids learn Spanish? Spanish for You! has recently added music to…

Kids learn Spanish places vocabulary with a children's book and writing activity.

The Place Where You Live /  El lugar donde vives is a beautiful bilingual book about places and how we…

A Spanish vocabulary practice activity based on adding details to a drawing.

Drawing can be used for all kinds of Spanish vocabulary practice. In this printable activity, kids read short descriptions and…

A Spanish reading activity for beginning learners based on a photo with text.

This photo with text is a good Spanish reading activity for beginning learners. The photo provides a context for new…

These six chores help children learn Spanish vocabulary for household items and clothes.

Children learn by doing, and they learn a language best by talking about what they are doing. Household chores are…

Spanish activities for kids

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

Spanish picture books 2kk

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

spanish stories kids no combina

I recently had the opportunity to write about two wonderful bilingual picture books. Marisol McDonald no combina and Marisol McDonald…

These Latino picture 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 story buenas noches

Goodnight, Moon by Margaret Wise Brown is a classic picture book for young children. Like the original, the Spanish translation…

Printable materials in Spanish for National Fire Prevention Week.

This year we recognize National Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5-11. It is an opportunity to teach and remind kids…

spanish story for kids

Oso en casa is a wonderful story for children learning Spanish. It has rhythm and rhyme, concrete language relevant to…

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…

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…

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

Children learn house and size vocabulary from this Spanish poem.

¡Qué tan grande era todo cuando yo era chico! is a Spanish poem to share with children. It uses basic…

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…

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

This Spanish poem for children has vocabulary about houses and homes.

Douglas Wright is a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina. He writes clear, fun Spanish poems for children. Activities for…

spanish songs for kids

This Spanish song for kids teaches lots of house vocabulary and is also a good way for kids to hear…

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

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

This Spanish poem for children is titled Una casa con un sol. It uses familiar, conversational language to describe the…

One of my favorite websites is Made by Joel. Joel Henriques is an artist and designer in Portland and he…

This online game is called Mi familia. It is excellent for beginners learning family and house vocabulary or as a…

This is a traditional Spanish song for children. It compares a face to a house. The song has simple actions…

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

These entertaining Spanish books for children are very popular with my students. In class just last week a student got…

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

Can you guess this word? Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a very common place. This is one…

These printable coloring sheets with words in Spanish reinforce vocabulary for parts of the house and common household objects. The…

Printable Spanish scavenger hunts teach vocabulary to kids.

Kids love treasure hunts, the games where each clue leads to another clue and eventually to treasure. They also have…

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…

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

With these free printable pictures, kids find the differences and practice common Spanish words. These Spanish activities, Encuentra las diferencias…

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

              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…

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

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

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

You might be familiar with Wordle, the really fun website that makes word clouds with any text. Wordle is a…

This is a song with pictures, perfect for the very littlest children learning Spanish. Luna has the words luna (moon)…

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

What a fun way to review basic vocabulary in Spanish! This video is by a speech and language therapist in…

The blog, Pequeños Artistas, Grandes Obras (Little Artists, Great Works), is the collaborative work of preschool and elementary teachers in…

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

Children play Frío o caliente in Spanish the same way they play Hot or Cold in English. There are just…

These photographs of houses are an excellent prompt for speaking Spanish with your child. The houses are so interesting!  They…

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…

¿Algo más? (Anything else?). Such a common, useful question! When I am choosing picture books to read with beginning Spanish…

This song uses the verb tener, and other useful verbs, in the first person. This verb form, the yo form…

My house Mi casa, from the English and Spanish Foundations Series, has pictures with labeled vocabulary and simple sentences on…

My house Mi casa begins Estos son algunos de los colores que verás en este libro. (Here are some of…