Category: Verbs

I think this is a wonderful Spanish song for kids to sing as Mother’s Day approaches. It is called Yo…

Many of you are familiar with MisCositas.com and the wonderful collection of resources available on the website. In addition to…

spanish song for children mummy

1, 2, 3 Momia Es is a playground game kids play in South America. In Mexico, the same game is…

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…

Josefina la gallina is a Spanish song for kids by Elizabeth Carmona of Chile. She creates entertaining and educational programs…

Colores is a Spanish song for children written and sung by Patty Shukla. The song gets kids up and moving…

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

Los conejos (The rabbits) is a Spanish song for kids with lots of movement. Students learn it in preschool and…

These printable Spanish lacing cards are a hit with students, especially the ones who do best with hands-on activities. The…

spanish songs for kids

In these songs from the Sing ‘n Speak Spanish curriculum, music and lyrics come together for fun, effective language learning…

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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…

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

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…

Spanish activities for the first day of school.

School is starting soon!  These resources have Spanish activities for the first day of school.  They can certainly be used…

This free iPad app from Ridili teaches a simple finger play. The traditional rhyme, originally in German, is called Plums…

Online Spanish games for kids from the publisher Teide.

These online Spanish games are provided by the Spanish publisher Editorial Teide as support for their textbooks. They are designed…

It is going fast, but there is still a lot of summer left to enjoy. Here is a list of…

¿Quién robó pan? is a traditional game played in many Spanish-speaking countries. It is a chant in the form of…

Help your child learn Spanish by talking about this picture of a man painting a picture. The questions that follow…

Cada día de la semana (Each Day of the Week) is a song about the days of the week in…

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…

Saco una manito (I take out one hand) is a perfect Spanish song or finger play for toddlers and preschoolers…

This Valentine’s Day fair is in Talcahuano, Chile. Talk about the colors, balloons, and people to help your child learn…

Spanish game for Valentines Day matches verbs and pronouns.

These Valentine’s Day games are versions of memory (or concentration) and they are great activities for kids to speak Spanish…

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

Caballito blanco (Little White Horse) is one of the first songs my children learned in Spanish. We happen to have…

Grande y pequeño is a Spanish ebook for parents and teachers to read with young language learners. The repetition helps…

Since I wrote this post in December of 2011, the game has been removed. I’m leaving the description of how…

Spanish song for children

Spanish Together has a wonderful free video about a snowman that is perfect for using with beginning Spanish learners this…

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…

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

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

Magic Spanish for Kids is an award-winning audio CD about a magical trip to Mexico. Two friends, Bobby and María…

Thanksgiving song in Spanish for kids

  This is a Spanish children’s song giving thanks. Children give thanks for their hands and all the things they…

Debajo de un botón (Under A Button) is a traditional Spanish song for children. Children love this song because it…

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

This make-your-own online puppet show is a great way to get kids speaking Spanish or any language. Start by choosing…

Spanish in a Basket was such a treat to get in the mail! It is a lovely wicker picnic basket…

I was excited to see Juanita Ulloa’s name in my inbox recently.  She wrote suggesting that Spanish Playground readers might…

Every now and then, I get questions about Spanish programs for adults from parents learning Spanish with their children. So…

Los pajaritos is one of my favorite Spanish songs for children. It combines common animals, the places they live and…

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

It is fall, and in Wisconsin we have calabazas, or pumpkins, everywhere! 1,2,3 Calabaza is a traditional game children play…

Los esqueletos, The Skeletons, is a great song for kids learning Spanish. It fits in well if you are doing…

Talk about this photograph of taxis in Mexico City to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like…

Todos los patitos is a children’s song in Spanish that tells the story of a family of ducks that goes…

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

My students really like clapping patterns with Spanish words. I keep it simple by using a combination of beats on…

This catchy song and video teach the Spanish numbers 1-10. The video shows the numbers as kids hear and sing…

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

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…

There are several Spanish versions of London Bridge, the British children’s song. In Spanish it is called Este puente va…

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…

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