Category: Numbers

Activities and printable lyrics for the song Un elefante se balanceaba.

Un elefante se balanceaba is one of the best known Spanish children’s songs. It is a counting song and the…

Latino culture for kids in three picture books from Cinco Puntos Press.

Cinco Puntos Press is a small, independent publishing company in El Paso, Texas. They publish many beautiful books rooted in…

Educational games in an app by Pacca Alpaca teach language and basic concepts.

Pacca Alpaca makes educational games for children. Both Pacca Alpaca Basic Language Learning app and Pacca Alpaca Travel Playtime app introduce…

Spanish reading comprehension actvities based on basic math skills for language learners.

Math problems are excellent reading comprehension practice. Proble+ (pronounced proble-mas) are engaging online games that combine Spanish reading comprehension and…

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…

Spanish counting songs to teach preschoolers the numbers from one to ten.

These five songs all teach children to count from 1 to 10 in Spanish. Most of them teach other vocabulary…

Preschool Spanish students color these cup covers as a language activity.

I use paper cups for all kinds of activities in preschool Spanish. We count into cups and use them for…

Activities for speaking spanish with kids

Speaking Spanish with kids is fun, but it can also be hard to fit into a busy schedule. Use these…

An end of school year activity for young Spanish learners.

School is winding up for kids, and many of us are looking for an end of school year activity. One…

World cup printable activities for kids learning Spanish.

This great World Cup Activity Pack from Multicultural Kid Blogs is in English, but there are many ways to use…

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 activities for kids

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

spanish numbers

I have used Cuadernos Digitales Vindel many times when I needed basic math problems or language activities and did not…

spanish stories for kids nos fuimos

In my work with Spanish learners, of course I look for picture books that teach Latino culture. Given that, it…

Spanish Valentine activity for kids with a printable hidden hearts search.

This picture with hidden hearts can be used in lots of different ways to engage kids with Spanish. You can…

Spanish Finger Plays

Spanish has a wealth of traditional finger plays, rhymes and songs for children. Kids love games with actions, and these…

spanish song for kids elefante 2

Children all over the world sing about elephants swinging on a spider’s web, and keep singing and singing as they…

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 color activity

Rockalingua has a free 11-page set of printable activities to teach children Spanish colors and numbers. This is a wonderful…

Kids learn vocabulary with these Christmas color-by-number pages in Spanish.

Last week I shared two Spanish color-by-number pages that work well for talking about Christmas in Spanish-speaking countries. They are…

Spanish Christmas color by number pages of a piñata and a nativity scene.

These Spanish Christmas color-by-number pages teach colors, numbers and vocabulary. They are an excellent opportunity to talk to children about…

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 number game

Teaching children numbers in Spanish is fairly easy, so you might wonder why you would ever put a young child…

Children learn shapes in Spanish as they move and play.

There are lots of hands-on activities that you can do with kids to teach the shapes in Spanish and use…

Kids learn Spanish color words with hands-on activities.

Playing with color is a wonderful way to speak Spanish with children. They learn or practice the Spanish color words…

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…

An Spanish online game to teach kids prepostions.

This Spanish online game, Un día en el circo, is from a set of activities called Diverland. The activities are…

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

Spanish games for kids using plastic eggs.

This time of year there are lots of plastic eggs around. If you find yourself with a few extra, consider…

The video below by Fiestikids is a great review of the Spanish numbers 1-20. It teaches kids how to express…

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

spanish game for kids

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

Spanish Valentine cards to print and share with kids learning Spanish.

I know I am getting ahead of myself, but I thought it would be better to post these early. These…

These patterns of common objects from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt can be used in lots of ways with children learning Spanish…

These printable puzzles are short, self-checking vocabulary or reading exercises. Kids cut the scrambled puzzle apart. Then, they match the…

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…

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

spanish listening practice

Kids in Wisconsin are building lots of snowmen this week, so we are talking about them in class too. This…

spanish books for children

With Christmas coming, I know that lots of us are looking for gifts for Spanish language learners. Parents of my…

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

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

Online Spanish games teach reading and math.

Proble+ (pronounced proble-mas) are engaging online Spanish games that combine reading comprehension and basic math skills from the Ministerio de…

Cuatrogatos is an online magazine and an excellent resources for teachers of Spanish learners.

Poems for children in Spanish teach language and culture through rhythm, rhyme and images.  Simple structures and familiar vocabulary make…

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

The school year is starting and many of us will be working with the days of the week in Spanish…

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

Tripas de gato is a traditional game my kids played in Mexico, and it can easily be adapted as a…

I wrote this rhyme to read with children learning Spanish. Kids help tell the story by providing phrases based on…

The title of this Spanish song and game, A pares y nones, is Evens and Odds (numbers) in English. This…

Kids can learn and practice lots of Spanish as they do math problems. Math word problems have language that kids…

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…

¡Es primavera! is a Spanish ebook for parents and teachers to read with young language learners. The repetition helps children…

Manzanita del Perú and En un café are traditional counting-out rhymes to start games. For both, kids usually count to…

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

This counting activity with Spanish audio is perfect for little ones. In Cuenta con Manitas children count the bees around…

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