Category: Websites

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…

Tesoros de lectura is a Spanish reading program from MacMillan/McGraw-Hill. It is the counterpart to the English program, Treasures. As…

The website Aplicaciones Didácticas has a collection of short Spanish readings for children. The readings have comprehension questions that can…

I just cannot bring myself to write a real back-to-school post yet, but I know that a lot of us…

I often get questions about Spanish programs for adults from parents who want to learn Spanish with their children.  I…

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London are beginning and they are great fun to talk about with kids in…

OnlineFreeSpanish has nine activities to teach farm animal vocabulary in Spanish. The games combine an image, the written word, and…

The Noyo Spanish Vocab app for iPad is a supplemental vocabulary builder for beginning Spanish learners. It is available from…

Spanish activity books for children to use over the summer.

Printable Spanish activities can keep children reading, writing and thinking in Spanish during the summer. It is common for teachers…

Stories from BookBox are a wonderful resource for building reading and listening skills in Spanish. BookBox creates animated books with…

OnlineFreeSpanish has added a set of activities for Día del Padre. Follow the link below to reach these interactive games…

These free websites for kids have reading activities in Spanish.

Whether your kids are beginning to learn Spanish this summer or keeping up on their skills during a break from…

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…

Father’s Day is coming up in a couple of weeks. It is on June 17th this year, and for those…

Spanish curriculum Risas y Sonrisas

I have been having a wonderful time using the materials from Risas y Sonrisas with my students. Risas y Sonrisas…

If you are looking for ways to expose kids to Spanish during the summer, websites with Spanish audio are an…

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…

I am so excited about Bilingual is Better! The book comes out in September, but I pre-ordered mine from Amazon…

I have written about Presencias de Música in the past, but I visited again recently and was so impressed that…

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

I recently wrote an article for SpanglishBaby on a mini-book activity that my students really enjoy. It is very simple…

I’m so happy to be a contributing writer for SpanglishBaby!  If you aren’t familiar with the site, it is a…

International Women’s Day is celebrated across the globe on March 8th. If you are talking about this day of recognition…

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…

You may have seen my posts about Nourish Interactive and their wonderful materials. It is a great bilingual website dedicated…

Activities for St. Patrick's Day in Spanish

This set of Spanish St Patrick’s Day materials and activities is from the wonderful website Nourish Interactive. The free printable…

Salsa is an award-winning series of free Spanish videos produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting. The Spanish video lessons are designed…

Online Free Spanish has added more syllable activities. This set uses the letter m plus the vowels: ma, me, mi…

This is a set of Thanksgiving materials and activities in Spanish from the wonderful website Nourish Interactive. The free printable…

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…

This is a collection of videos to use in the classroom, and many of them are short and appropriate for…

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

OnlineFreeSpanish has added a section of activities on Spanish syllables and the first one is ready to go! I am…

Butiá is a website created by the record label Papagayo Azul to promote children’s music in Uruguay, Latin American and…

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

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…

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…

El juego de Beenny (Beenny’s game) teaches children correct Spanish pronunciation, to read and write the sounds of Spanish, and…

Children can learn lots of Spanish while they are focused on another task. These printable charts are designed to help…

Posters in Spanish are one of the easiest ways to add Spanish text to a child’s world. Posters are easy…

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

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

What is your ringtone?  You might want to try something different when you hear this one. This idea is from…

I love using story sticks with kids learning Spanish. The pictures reinforce what they hear, and the movement helps them…

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

Are you learning Spanish with your child? Have you studied Spanish, but would appreciate a chance to review? Rocket Spanish…

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

This website is great for talking about food in Spanish, especially if you are taking your children with you to…

I am a big fan of mini-books, so I was happy to see that OnlineFreeSpanish has added a selection of…

This poem by Douglas Wright teaches questions and adjectives to kids learning Spanish.

Douglas Wright is a well-known children’s author and illustrator from Argentina. His poems deal with the experiences of children and…

The deadline for this contest has been extended until May 15th!  Encourage schools to enter! My Bilingual School Library Contest…

PBS has launched the web-original series Noah comprende to introduce children to Spanish and also to the process of language…

I always like reading about the experiences of parents who are teaching their children Spanish. The blog at Bilingual Fun…