Tag: spanish poems for children

This collection of Spanish poetry for elementary students includes poems that span a range of reading levels.

Mariana Llanos has just released Poesía Alada, a book of poetry and art for children. The release coincides with the…

Recipes in Spanish with poems and photos.

Recetas graciosas y saludables by Graciela Castellanos has simple recipes in Spanish. Best of all, these recipes are extension activities…

The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations is a wonderful collection of poems in Spanish and English for kids ages 4-12.

I recently wrote about The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations published by Pomelo Books. This wonderful collection has 156 poems…

Spanish poems for kids in a wonderful anthology by Pomelo Books.

One of the biggest challenges elementary and middle-school Spanish teachers face is finding quality content at the right level. Pomelo…

Short Spanish poems by Douglas Wright about spring.

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with these short Spanish poems about spring. They are by Douglas Wright, a well-known…

Short spanish poems about fall to read with children.

These  five short Spanish poems are by Douglas Wright, a well-known children’s poet and illustrator from Argentina. He writes some…

A collection of Spanish poems for kids from All Bilingual Press.

Award-winning author Rita Wirkala recently sent me two wonderful collections of her Spanish poems for kids. Mis primeros poemas and…

Douglas Wright is a well-known children’s poet and illustrator from Argentina. He writes some of my favorite Spanish poems to…

The poem Los pollitos and reading comprehension questions are a good lession for children learning Spanish.

The poem Los pollitos by Argentine author Olegario Víctor Andrade is fun to read with children learning Spanish. Andrade lived…

Spanish song for kids with a familar tune and sweet lyrics.

Douglas Wright is a poet, author and illustrator from Argentina. I love his Spanish poems for kids learning the language…

This Spanish poem for kids has new vocabulary for talking about friendship.

This Spanish poem for kids is by Douglas Wright of Argentina. I love his poetry because it is direct, conversational…

In Spanish, The Itsy Bitsy Spider is La araña pequeñita, La itzi bitzi araña, Winsy, winsy araña or Wichi, wichi…

Nanitas is Francisco Rodríguez Gómez’s website dedicated to his Spanish poems for children. Rodríguez Gómez is a poet, musician and…

A reader recently asked me to share a short, easy poem we recite in my preschool Spanish classes. It is…

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

A Spanish poem for kids about animals and how they move.

April is National Poetry Month in the United States. It is an excellent time to a Spanish poem with children…

April is National Poetry Month. Poems are a wonderful way for children to hear and speak Spanish and enjoy the…

Antonio Selfa Molina is a performer and composer from Spain. He is also a teacher. Last year, he recorded Spanish…

Children learn house and size vocabulary from this Spanish poem.

¡Qué tan grande era todo cuando yo era chico! is a Spanish poem to share with children. It uses basic…

This Spanish poem for children has vocabulary about houses and homes.

Douglas Wright is a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina. He writes clear, fun Spanish poems for children. Activities for…

Three online resources for finding Spanish poems for kids.

Poems in Spanish are a wonderful way for children to experience and learn the language. These three websites all have…

Cuatrogatos is an online magazine and an excellent resources for teachers of Spanish learners.

Poems for children in Spanish teach language and culture through rhythm, rhyme and images.  Simple structures and familiar vocabulary make…

This free iPad app from Ridili teaches a simple finger play. The traditional rhyme, originally in German, is called Plums…

This Spanish poem for children is titled Una casa con un sol. It uses familiar, conversational language to describe the…

There are lots of versions of The Itsy Bitsy Spider in Spanish. The lyrics are fairly close to the English…

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…

This is a traditional Spanish song for children. It compares a face to a house. The song has simple actions…

Si yo pongo mis dos manos para arriba is a rhyme that children learn in preschool in Latin America. The…

April is National Poetry Month and it is a wonderful time to share poetry with children. The rhyme and rhythm…

Manzanita del Perú and En un café are traditional counting-out rhymes to start games. For both, kids usually count to…

The days are getting longer and warmer, and I have started to talk about spring in my classes. Here are…

Spanish poems about winter teach children vocabulary for the season.

These traditional Spanish poems about winter are taught in preschool throughout Latin America. One of the poems is also sung…

This lovely Spanish song, Hola buen día, día is wonderful for children learning the language. The song is a poem…

This Spanish game has rhythm and clapping.

The traditional Spanish game, Debajo del puente (Under the Bridge), has several versions. It is a hand-clapping game and is…

Hola buen día is a poem about greeting the day for children learning Spanish.

This poem is a happy way to greet the day! Hola buen día Día perfect for children learning Spanish. It…

Este dedito compró un huevito (this little finger, or toe, bought an egg) is a Spanish rhyme that you say…

These Spanish poems for children are by Douglas Wright,  a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina. He writes poems and…

Todos los patitos is a children’s song in Spanish that tells the story of a family of ducks that goes…

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…

Talking in Spanish is fun with these two rhymes about walking.

These two Spanish poems are by Douglas Wright, a well-known poet, illustrator, and humorist from Argentina. They are an fun…

There are two past tenses in Spanish, the preterite and the imperfect, and in order to use them correctly, Spanish…

Kids practice natural world and five sense vocabulary with this pretty poem in Spanish.

Spanish poems to use in an elementary language classroom can be hard to find. One of my favorite resources is…

Children naturally play with language as they learn, experimenting with Spanish rhyme and rhythm. In English, they say “See ya…

Spanish rhymes, like eeny-meeny-miny-mo in English, are an easy way to add Spanish to your home or classroom. These are…

Reciting poetry in Spanish is an excellent language activity for children.

Spanish poems are a wonderful way to share culture and language with language learners. Spanish-speaking countries have a rich tradition…

Spanish poems about body parts of kids learning language.

Poems in Spanish are a wonderful way for children to learn language.  Here are three traditional Spanish poems about body…

Spanish rhymes are fun to say and teach lots of language. They can teach basic vocabulary, numbers and letters. There…