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

Category: Letters

Songs by 123 Andrés are filled with learning and joy.

Arriba Abajo is a wonderful new CD by 123 Andrés. These songs have rich layers of music and language that…

A Spanish alphabet book that introduces children to the cloud forest of Ecuador.

Lee & Low Books publishes bilingual and Spanish-language children’s books rich in culture and content. Now, new books by Lulu…

This Spanish guessing game teaches vocabulary and letter sounds.

This Spanish guessing game teaches letter sounds, vocabulary and pronunciation. The idea for the game came out of moment of…

Play these Spanish matching games with plastic eggs.

Plastic eggs are an easy, hands-on way to play Spanish matching games. You can make the activities more effective by…

A Spanish workbook for early readers.

This free Spanish workbook has exercises for children learning to read. It can be a useful supplement for early readers…

Kids practice Spanish vowels and vocabulary with a printable activity and video.

With this printable activity, kids practice vocabulary and the Spanish vowels. The words on the printable are also introduced and…

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…

Spanish clothing vocabulary practice in a printable activity.

With this printable activity, kids practice vocabulary and the Spanish vowel sounds. The Spanish clothing vocabulary on the printable is…

spanish word games

I am in Nicaragua this week, so things are a little quiet on Spanish Playground. I am here as part…

learning Spanish

Add a little Spanish to your weekend with these activities. They are the Friday Five! Five quick and easy activities…

An online Spanish game to teach letter names and vocabulary.

OnlineFreeSpanish has a new game called ¿Puedes ver lo que yo veo? It is a searching game, which kids of…

Spanish vowels in a darling song for kids.

This vowel song and video are perfect for introducing kids to the Spanish vowels. They are by Atiempo Preescolar, a…

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

Spanish games for kids elefante

Leanna is a stay-at-home mother to a sweet, funny, rambunctious three year old boy and his adorable, smiley baby brother…

spanish alphabet activities

When we introduce the letter names and letter sounds to beginning Spanish learners, we associate the sounds with words. Learning…

spanish games for children bean bags

Kids love playing with bean bags. Like balloons and water, bean bags almost guarantee happy children and a successful activity…

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

Educapeques is an educational portal with lots of resources for teachers and parents. On the website, Editorial Educapeques of Spain…

A Spanish Mothers Day text to print and color.

Mother’s Day is El Día de la Madre or El Día de las Madres in Spanish. In the U.S. this…

Antonio Selfa Molina is a performer and composer from Spain. He is also a teacher. Last year, he recorded Spanish…

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

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

spanish game for kids

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

These online Spanish games to teach letters are from the Ministerio de Educación of Spain. They are part of a…

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

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered! The winners (numbers chosen using random.org) are Iveth, Yogamama, Jessica…

Isabel Brazon of Baila Baila recently contacted me about sharing her Spanish songs for children with my readers. She is…

  These printable Spanish alphabet cards from Mr. Printables are free to download for personal and classroom use. I make…

I made this game recently to play with several of my private students who are learning to read, but it…

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…

The vowel sounds in Spanish are essential to correct pronunciation and, of course, to learning to read. A song about…

While I am here in Mexico, I bought more of these pinzas to use in my classes and I realized…

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

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

The album Uno, Dos – Songs for Learning Spanish is part of the educational project Sing with Señor. This music…

I am participating in http://latinaish.com/’s Spanish Friday, so this post is in Spanish. An English translation is included in parenthesis…

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…

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

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…

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

The songs from two of my favorite CDs for teaching Spanish to children are now available on iTunes. We Love Spanish…

Descubre las palabras del cuerpo humano is a good activity for children who are learning to read and write the…

This online activity was designed for native Spanish speakers, but works well with Spanish language learners too.  The concept is…

The website OnlineFreeSpanish.com has lots of entertaining activities and games for Spanish language learners.  For children learning the letters in…

The game Veo, Veo in Spanish is I Spy in English. In addition to the guessing game that children play…

This activity consists of listening for a letter or number, and then clicking on it. It is intended for native…

Spanish rhymes are fun to say and teach lots of language. They can teach basic vocabulary, numbers and letters. There…