Create comprehensibe input using this Spanish story with cutouts.

Un picnic en el bosque is a Spanish story with cutouts of the characters.  The story is about 3 children and the animal friends they meet in the forest.  One of the children gets lost, and El Oso and El Conejo help reunite the group. Simple vocabulary and structures make this a perfect story for kids learning Spanish.

Using this Spanish story with cutouts, you can make the action come alive and create comprehensible input. Children can color the figures and retell the story of Un picnic en el bosque or make up their own stories. You can use this digital download as a final activity or prize if you are participating in our summer reading program.

El oso y sus amigos is another Spanish story with cutouts. There are 2 levels of the story, and reading comprehension questions. Download El oso y sus amigos and the cutouts to tell the story.

El oso y las abejas is also a Spanish story with cutouts. There are 3 versions of the story at different levels. You can download the El oso y las abejas Spanish story PDF here.

You may be interested in more summer Spanish program resources and our page of Spanish reading resources for kids.

Download Spanish Story with Cutouts

Read and play with this Spanish story with cutouts.

Story – Un picnic en el bosque

Cutouts – Un picnic en el bosque

It is easy to create comprehensibe input using this Spanish story with cutouts.

Using the Spanish Story with Cutouts

One of the best ways of telling a story is using figures to act it out.

  • Tell the story Un picnic en el bosque in your own words or make up a new story.
  • Move the pictures and use your voice to help kids understand what they are hearing.
  • If you are working with children who read in Spanish, read the story together. You can break the story into sections and move the figures to clarify vocabulary they are not familiar with.
  • Ask comprehension questions like these as you tell the story or when children have finished reading.

Comprehension Questions

  1. ¿Cómo se llaman los niños?
  2. ¿Qué van a hacer los niños?
  3. ¿Dónde caminan?
  4. ¿Qué comen los niños?
  5. ¿Qué hacen después de comer?
  6. ¿Por qué están preocupadas Ana y Sandra?
  7. ¿Qué animales ayudan a los niños?
  8. ¿Qué animal encuentra a Andrés?

 

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