Tag: spanish games for kids

This Spanish question game can be adapted for all levels and topics.

When I am working in Latin America, I keep my eyes open for authentic games I can use in my…

These Spanish PowerPoint games use high-frequency vocabulary and make an excellent get-to-know-you activity.

These Spanish PowerPoint games are a fun get-to-know-you or back-to-school activity. They use photos and include lots of comprehensible input…

Children practice letter and syllable sounds with these games using Spanish Bananagrams.

Spanish Bananagrams is my family’s favorite word game. We’ve played since my children were little, and it is always a…

Spanish hand clapping games are a fun language learning activity for children.

Traditional Spanish hand clapping games combine language, movement, rhythm and culture. There are many juegos de manos (juegos de palmas…

With this active Spanish color game, kids pratice listening and speaking with basic vocabulary.

I based this active Spanish color game on an activity kids do in P.E class. It works well for the…

Spanish information gap game for kids to play with picture cards.

Recently, when I wanted a quick Spanish information gap activity, I created a game called Name that Card. Information gap…

A printable Spanish card game for kids to practice house vocabulary.

Last year, I made a printable Spanish card game based on Go Fish, but I added extra language. It’s called…

Kids hear and do Spanish actions as they play this spinner game.

This game with Spanish actions keeps kids laughing, moving and thinking. It is easy to make and play and can…

This Spanish guessing game teaches vocabulary and letter sounds.

This Spanish guessing game teaches letter sounds, vocabulary and pronunciation. The idea for the game came out of moment of…

Spanish game for kids teaches animals, places and verbs.

With my own kids growing up, I always wanted them to speak as much Spanish as possible. I looked for…

Oh Noah is a digital series to teach children Spanish.

Have your kids met Noah? He is the protagonist of the PBS KIDS digital series Oh Noah!, designed to introduce…

Play these Spanish matching games with plastic eggs.

Plastic eggs are an easy, hands-on way to play Spanish matching games. You can make the activities more effective by…

Simple Spanish questions for games with kids.

You can use these simple Spanish questions for all kinds of games and activities. They work for quiz games or…

Hands-on Spanish games using stick bombs teach children vocabulary.

I’m always looking for hands-on Spanish games. The more kids physically interact with words by moving them and ordering them…

Spanish learning games for kids in middle school.

Recently a reader asked about adapting Spanish learning games, specifically a dice game, for middle school. The game she asked…

Spanish game Bananagrams is great for kids learning Spanish.

Bananagrams in Spanish is great for native speakers, but there are also fun variations that you can play with language…

Five quick activities for kids learning Spanish.

It is Friday and time for the Friday Five! These activities are for kids learning Spanish, and they take little…

Spanish word games for kids using Bananagrams.

My kids grew up playing all kinds of Spanish word games. One of my favorites was definitely Bananagrams. It was…

Apps for kids for reading in Spanish on the iPad and iPhone.

Finding quality Spanish language applications for the iPad and iPhone can be a challenge. This is partly because the iTunes…

These Spanish speaking activities can be used with any video clip and are fun for kids.

Video clips with the sound turned off are a wonderful resource for speaking activities. They provide images to talk about…

A list of the best websites for kids learning Spanish.

Websites can be a useful way to give kids more exposure to Spanish and help them stay in contact with…

A printable activity to teach kids Spanish subject pronouns.

Kids first learn Spanish subject pronouns from context as you use them, especially to contrast what different people are doing…

spanish word games

I am in Nicaragua this week, so things are a little quiet on Spanish Playground. I am here as part…

Spanish Valentines

My classes start the first week of February, so I am in Manzanillo, Mexico for a couple of weeks. It…

spanish song for kids elefante 2

Children all over the world sing about elephants swinging on a spider’s web, and keep singing and singing as they…

spanish puzzle vocabulary

Did your child get a jigsaw puzzle for Christmas? Does your family do puzzles together? A jigsaw puzzle, or rompecabezas…

Spanish pattern activities for language learners.

Playing with patterns or sequences, kids can speak lots of Spanish. I like pattern activities because you can associate vocabulary…

spanish games for kids tic tac toe

Tic tac toe has many names in Spanish. Three of the most common are tres en raya (Spain), gato (Mexico)…

geography in spanish continents

Talking about the continents with children learning Spanish lets you introduce or review geography vocabulary. In addition to the word…

spanish games for kids vocabulary balloons

I think this Spanish vocabulary game is one of my better ideas for working with groups of kids. I call…

Spanish games for kids elefante

Leanna is a stay-at-home mother to a sweet, funny, rambunctious three year old boy and his adorable, smiley baby brother…

games in spanish

Traditional games in Spanish teach language and culture. These 12 games are from Latin America and Spain. All of them…

spanish number game

Teaching children numbers in Spanish is fairly easy, so you might wonder why you would ever put a young child…

Spanish questions for kids to use in games and other activities.

Questions in Spanish are useful for all kinds of activities and games. Children also have fun asking each other, or…

Nos vamos a México is picture book that teaches both language and culture to kids learning Spanish.

Nos vamos a México by Laura Krebs is one of my favorite Spanish stories for kids. This beautiful book is…

For years, OnlineFreeSpanish has offered an excellent set of free activities for children learning Spanish. Now they have a new…

I use this Spanish game for kids with small groups when I want to give them focused practice conjugating verbs…

Children learn shapes in Spanish as they move and play.

There are lots of hands-on activities that you can do with kids to teach the shapes in Spanish and use…

Three great resources for teaching kids shapes in Spanish online.

The names of shapes, or las formas in Spanish, are basic vocabulary that children learn in preschool and kindergarten. Kids…

spanish story for kids brown bear

Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? is the translation of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?. This…

Kids can practice listening to Spanish with this short description of a common food. They try to guess the word…

Spanish association cards for kids.

I use these printable Spanish cards with kids to practice vocabulary and common verbs. They match the two cards that…

Ideas for adding Spanish to a child's bedtime routine.

If your family speaks English or another language at home, it can be a challenge to set aside time for…

spanish games for children bean bags

Kids love playing with bean bags. Like balloons and water, bean bags almost guarantee happy children and a successful activity…

Spanish activity book for summer from Dodot.

These printable Spanish activity books have a selection of educational games for kids of different ages. Dodot is a Spanish…

Spanish games for kids with a beach ball.

A beach ball, pelota de playa or balón de playa in Spanish, is a classic summer toy. It is inexpensive…

spanish games for kids july

This printable Spanish game for kids uses words we associate with the 4th of July. It is a fun way…

A set of printable Spanish questions for kids.

These printable Spanish questions and pictures are an excellent activity for language learners. They are part of Una preguntita, a…

Chile Crece Contigo was established by the Chilean government to support and protect children and families. As one small part…

A printable Spanish activity with simple analogies.

Kids have fun solving analogies because they are mental puzzles. In this printable Spanish activity, they figure out the relationship…

An Spanish online game to teach kids prepostions.

This Spanish online game, Un día en el circo, is from a set of activities called Diverland. The activities are…

Question in Spanish for children to use in games.

Una preguntita is a continually growing collection of questions in Spanish that encourage kids to draw on information they know…

A printable Spanish game for learning sizies and comparisons.

This Spanish card game is an fun way for kids to learn vocabulary and practice comparisons. It is based on…

Educapeques is an educational portal with lots of resources for teachers and parents. On the website, Editorial Educapeques of Spain…

Spanish Search Terms

I am going to be in Peru for the next few weeks and will not be posting as often on…

This online game is a good way to practice Spanish color words. It is from Spanishspanish and players hear and…

I write about lots of traditional playground games, hand-clapping games and jump rope rhymes that children play in Spanish. Recently…

Spanish questions for games teach kids vocabulary and verbs.

These questions in Spanish are useful for all kinds of activities, including board games, classroom games or just asking each…

These two online games are from Educapeques. They are designed to teach basic concepts and prepositions to native Spanish speakers…

I use picture cards for all kinds of games and activities. This PDF has the following sets for 12 animals:…