Learning songs to teach the days of the week in Spanish

The new school year is just around the corner. I teach the days of the week in Spanish early in the year. Then I can use the vocabulary to talk about our schedule as the year goes along. A song can be an excellent way to introduce or review these important words. Here are a few songs to teach the days of the week in Spanish.

Los días de la semana by Miss Rosi. This simple song can be used with young children. You can hear the song in the video below and download it from iTunes: Los Días de la Semana – Miss Rosi

Los días de la semana by Rockalingua. You can play this song directly from the Rockalingua website. The song has a catchy tune, fun rhythm, clear pronunciation and lots of repetition:  Los días de la semana by Rockalingua.

Los días de la semana by Sing with Señor. This song combines the days of the week with counting to seven. You can play the whole song from the Sing with Señor page on Soundcloud and find the lyrics on the Sing with Señor website.

Los días de la semana by Dámaris Gelabert. This song is easy to sing and there is lots of repetition. The video below has the days of the week in Spanish on the screen. You can download the song from iTunes: Los Días de la Semana – Dámaris Gelabert

Los días de la semana from the musical Shalambá. This song associates each day of the week with a different weather condition. The video below has the days of the week in Spanish on the screen and images that make the weather vocabulary clear.

Cada día de la semana by Disney Jr. España. This song it is just ridiculous enough to appeal to kids. The video below has the lyrics on the screen so that kids can sing along. Once kids are familiar with the words, they will love singing with the video. There is no question that they learn the days of the week in Spanish really well!

I combine songs with some kind of hands-on activity whenever possible. My students like this printable days of the week wheel. These healthy eating charts are also a great way to combine the days of the week in Spanish and food vocabulary.

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