Tag: spanish books for kids

Cinco Books offers authentic language Spanish books for schools and families.

Cinco Books is making fabulous children’s titles from Spanish-speaking countries available in the United States. At Spanish Playground, we believe…

Cuban history for kids comes alive in this bilingual biography of José Martí.

Martí’s Song for Freedom/ Martí y sus versos por la libertad is a new bilingual picture book from Lee & Low…

Sycretic Press is a Spanish Publisher in the U.S. offering beautiful books for children learning Spanish.

Syncretic Press is an independent Spanish publisher in the U.S..  They are partnering with authors and illustrators around the world…

Ten elementary Spanish books introduce vocabulary related to themes.

If you teach Spanish to elementary students, you will love these books. Language Together publishes picture books specifically written to…

Author Mariana Llanos engages language learners in authentic communication as a Skype guest speaker in Spanish class.

A guest speaker is a fabulous way for students to hear and use Spanish. Now, it is easier than ever…

This series of Spanish-English board books by Leslie Patricelli has excellent language for Spanish learners.

Have you ever read a child a Spanish book that is just too hard? It isn’t fun for the child…

These four Spanish yoga books feature yoga poses based on the seasons.

Spanish yoga books are a wonderful addition to a classroom or home library. Nothing is more natural for children than…

Latino picture books are a valuable source of culture and language for children learning Spanish.

Latino picture books play an important role in sharing language and culture with children. A story can convey the strength…

Spanish words for daily life with printable activities

Esteban de Luna, Baby Rescuer is wonderful book for any child, but is especially appropriate for Spanish learners. Through the…

Use these Marisol McDonald and the Monster Spanish activities with language learners to make the most of this wonderful picture book by Monica Brown.

Monica Brown’s latest bilingual book featuring Marisol McDonald will delight children and bring a chorus of thanks from teachers and…

These Spanish read aloud books have common vocabuary to aid language learning.

Reading aloud to children is one of the best ways to expose them to Spanish. Illustrations and the context of…

These five free Spanish iBooks give kids a range of reading experiences.

Are you are looking for Spanish reading for the kids to take on vacation? Or hoping to expose them to…

These books for Spanish learners create comprehensible input using colors.

Language Together publishes books for Spanish learners. These fun little books come in sets and are excellent for emerging readers…

Six reading games to help kids learn vocabulary and develop reading skills.

Playing reading games encourages kids to use Spanish and think about what they have read. These 6 games are easy…

Bilingual board books are an excellent way to introduce toddlers to Spanish.

Board books are the best way to get little hands holding books. With focused text and illustrations that support the…

Torta de monos is a bilingual picture book for children by Delia Berlin.

Torta de monos is the new bilingual picture book by Delia Berlin, a children’s author from Argentina, now living in…

I Spy games for kids learning Spanish can be adpated to teach vocabulary related to any theme.

Last week I read Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle’s Oso Pardo, oso pardo ¿qué ves ahí? to a class…

A Spanish alphabet book that introduces children to the cloud forest of Ecuador.

Lee & Low Books publishes bilingual and Spanish-language children’s books rich in culture and content. Now, new books by Lulu…

Spanish Valentine books teach children family vocabulary and expressions of affection as they celebrate the holiday.

On Valentine’s Day, we take time to tell our friends and family how much they mean to us. It is…

Kids learn Spanish places vocabulary with a children's book and writing activity.

The Place Where You Live /  El lugar donde vives is a beautiful bilingual book about places and how we…

Latino culture for kids in three picture books from Cinco Puntos Press.

Cinco Puntos Press is a small, independent publishing company in El Paso, Texas. They publish many beautiful books rooted in…

Mariana Llanos discusses her inspiration for her book The Wanting Monster.

Mariana Llanos is a Peruvian-born writer and mother of three. She has published six children’s books available in English and…

Spanish winter reading program keep kids reading over break.

Winter break is almost here. That means it is time for the Spanish Winter Reading Challenge! Ideally, children read and…

Maya's Blanket is an exceptional choice for kids learning Spanish.

Certain books have a difficult-to-define quality that makes them exceptional read alouds. Musical language, endearing characters and absorbing illustrations all…

Candlewick Press publishes Spanish and bilingual books for kids.

One of the best ways to find quality children’s books in Spanish is to search online stores by publisher. Candlewick…

Tristán Lobo by Mariana Llanos is an entertaining story with a clever twist.

Tristán Lobo, by Mariana Llanos, is a captivating story with a very clever twist. For native speakers or children learning…

Spanish picture books teach children vocabulary and content.

When I was teaching my kids Spanish as they were growing up, I searched constantly for quality books. We spent…

Delia Berlin has written an engaging Spanish story about eating well and staying healthy.

The charming new Spanish-language picture book by Delia Berlin, Dieta de Lunares, reminds children of the importance of eating well…

Elementary Spanish curriculum from Languages4Kidz includes lesson plans and picture books.

Languages4Kidz publishes curricula and children’s books for both elementary Spanish and English learners. I am excited about their elementary Spanish…

Lil' Libros publishes bilingual books for babies and toddlers.

It’s never too early to start a second language. That is one of the many reasons the bilingual board books…

Spanish stories online created by Imactiva with a variety of reading activities.

Imactiva is an education technology company that works with the Chilean government, publishers and companies to develop education software. They…

Bilingual picture books about natural resources and our connection to the Earth.

Lee & Low recently sent me their two new bilingual picture books. These beautiful books celebrate the Earth and its…

Spanish chapter books for language learners from Open Road Español

Enter the giveaway below and win one of the Boxcar Children ebooks! We all know that choosing books in Spanish…

Spanish ebooks for kids published by Open Road Español.

We do not usually think about connecting with the publishers of the books we read. Instead, we tend to think…

Bilingual children's books in English and Spanish for language learners.

One of my favorite parts of writing Spanish Playground is discovering new authors. This week I have had the opportunity…

Multicultural books for children from Libros Arellano.

I am sharing Miguel ayuda en la oficina de la pediatra as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

Find children's books in Spanish by searching publishers.

Finding quality children’s books in Spanish is a challenge. Searching online stores can be frustrating because often the books are…

A Spanish story that incorporates yoga for kids.

Are you looking for fun activities for the first week of school or a new morning routine for class or…

Bilingual books by Delia Berlin are an excellent choice for kids learning Spanish.

Delia Berlin is a children’s author from Argentina. Now living in the US, she has written two enchanting bilingual books…

A book celebrating the uniqueness of multicultural kids.

I am sharing Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/Marisol McDonald no combina as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

A flip book in Spanish to teach children the verb ver.

The verb forms ves and veo are some of the first ones I teach my students. Ver is high-frequency vocabulary…

Printable spanish mini books for kids.

Mundo de Pepita makes great printables for teaching Spanish to children! I recently discovered their work and they agreed to…

Stories in Spanish from to read aloud to kids.

Since I wrote this article, Lee & Low has modified their web site and changed the structure slightly. The stories…

Spanish books for children published by Libros Arellano.

Let’s give a warm welcome to Libros Arellano! I have been waiting for years for more Spanish children’s books by…

A spanish story for kids with yoga.

If you are looking for a fun language activity or a Spanish story for kids, this picture book is a…

Cuentos infantiles nuevos de Barefoot Books

These three stories from Barefoot Books have a prince or princess and a charming fairy tale setting. They also have…

Readers theater script to print and use with kids learning Spanish.

Readers theater is an excellent language activity for Spanish language learners. I’m excited that Custom Literacy has published their first…

Activities for a picture book to teach Spanish animals.

This post has an affiliate link. Thanks for supporting Spanish Playground! Taro Gomi’s book My Friends/Mis amigos is one of…

Picture book in Spanish by Alma Flor Ada with an Easter theme.

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about the Spanish story La sorpresa de…

online spanish books children argentina

Throughout Latin America, governments have established programs to promote literacy and an appreciation for literature. Argentina created el Plan Nacional…

spanish stories for kids nos fuimos

In my work with Spanish learners, of course I look for picture books that teach Latino culture. Given that, it…

spanish reading printable book 2

One of the most exciting things about working on Spanish Playground is sharing innovative materials like the books from Custom…

spanish stories kids no combina

I recently had the opportunity to write about two wonderful bilingual picture books. Marisol McDonald no combina and Marisol McDonald…

Kids Yoga Stories weave yoga poses into the narrative. These stories are available in English and Spanish, and the Spanish…

These Latino picture books are Spanish stories children will love as they learn language.

Marisol McDonald is the protagonist of two wonderful bilingual picture books – Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/ Marisol McDonald no combina…

El fandango de Lola is a story about individualism and family, about finding talents and sharing them with people you…

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about a Day of the Dead book…

spanish story buenas noches

Goodnight, Moon by Margaret Wise Brown is a classic picture book for young children. Like the original, the Spanish translation…

Oso en el trabajo is a Spanish language picture book that follows Oso, un cartero, as he delivers mail to…

In this article, Barefoot Books Ambassador Jen Bennett shares her vision for teaching her kids Spanish and talks about Spanish…