Category: Outside-Nature

In this printable Spanish board game, kids move around the board by clapping and counting the number of syllables in…

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

World Water Day, coordinated by the United Nations, is March 22, 2013. Earth Day is April 22. If you are…

Spanish story with yoga poses integrated into the text engages kids with language.

I am so excited to be able to share this book with Spanish Playground readers. Sofía en una aventura por…

Talk about this photograph of teenagers playing soccer in the rain to speak Spanish with your child. The questions that…

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

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

spanish christmas vocabulary

The government of the Canary Islands hosts this set of activities called Jugando con palabras. The games use Spanish Christmas…

spanish listening practice

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

spanish song for kids winter

This Spanish song for children is called Invierno. It is by Grupo Encanto and, as you can guess from the…

The Thanksgiving Story in Spanish told with pictograms.

This is the story of Thanksgiving in Spanish in very simple words. Kids help tell the story by “reading” key…

This Spanish song for children is about the arrival of fall, and children learn it in many preschools in Latin…

Spanish songs for children teach much more than basic vocabulary. Singing is a wonderful way to learn the sounds and…

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

This online game in Spanish teaches children about the five senses. La máquina de los sentidos is a game from…

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

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

spanish 4th of July

Kids learning Spanish can practice vocabulary and agreement with this photo collage based on the colors of the American flag…

Summer is here and kids will be spending lots of time in the water. In Spanish it is very common…

Can you guess this word? Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a word that we often associate with…

There are lots of versions of The Itsy Bitsy Spider in Spanish. The lyrics are fairly close to the English…

This Spanish poem for children has color and natural world vocabulary.

Reading El jardín de Douglas recently, I was happy to find a new Spanish poem for children that I think…

Talking about this photo of a little girl playing in the sand is a excellent way to speak Spanish with…

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

I am excited to be able to offer this free printable poster of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star in Spanish to…

As part of the celebration of El Día de los Niños on April 30th, I wrote about using the PEEP…

I use background scenes and paper figures for lots of Spanish games and activities. You can find printable scenes online…

Si yo pongo mis dos manos para arriba is a rhyme that children learn in preschool in Latin America. The…

OnlineFreeSpanish has a great set of Earth Day activities for Spanish language learners. The games teach vocabulary related to the…

April is National Poetry Month and it is a wonderful time to share poetry with children. The rhyme and rhythm…

This Spanish song about spring is from Los pimpollos, an educational television program from Peru. There is an official YouTube…

This traditional Spanish game is fun and active.

Mar y tierra is a traditional Spanish game kids play at recess. It is very simple and it can be…

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

Since the time I wrote this post, Northumberland Grid for Learning has begun to charge users who are not in…

Charlotte Diamond has been singing wonderful songs for children for over 15 years in Spanish, French and English. Somos como…

Songs are a good way for children to learn the days of the week in Spanish. If they understand the…

Talking about pictures is a great way to speak Spanish with children. Use this photo of a little girl and…

Spanish poems about winter teach children vocabulary for the season.

These traditional Spanish poems about winter are taught in preschool throughout Latin America. One of the poems is also sung…

This lovely Spanish song, Hola buen día, día is wonderful for children learning the language. The song is a poem…

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…

It is snowed here in Wisconsin, so it is time for a winter song in Spanish. This song is called…

Hola buen día is a poem about greeting the day for children learning Spanish.

This poem is a happy way to greet the day! Hola buen día Día perfect for children learning Spanish. It…

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

I use this Spanish song for kids with preschoolers and beginning language learners. La luna y el sol teaches basic…

Don’t these pigs looks happy? Talk about this great photograph to help your kids learn Spanish. The questions that follow…

It is easy to talk about the calendar and the weather in Spanish with these colorful materials. They are provided…

I just watched the Whistlefritz Spanish for Kids DVD – Las estaciones. It is so well done! I am going…

These Spanish poems for children are by Douglas Wright,  a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina. He writes poems and…

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…

As school starts and the seasons change, teachers and parents will be talking about the months of the year and…

  Use the right shape to open the cage and set the animals free! This simple online game was designed…

Fiesta Femenina is a collection of captivating stories with wonderful characters.  They are drawn from the legends of the indigenous…

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

Escucha, hermano, canción, alegre, nuevo, día, ven, canta, sol, vive, estrellas: these words could come from any picture book or…

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 song about summer is a good example of authentic language that can be used effectively with Spanish language learners…

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

Learn Spanish with Pictures helps you teach Spanish to children by talking about pictures, like these photographs of dolphins. Following…