Tag: spanish poems for kids

These two Spanish poems for summer nights help children learn the rhythm and sound of the language.

Douglas Wright writes short poems for children. Many of them are at a perfect level for language learners. His poetry…

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…

These Spanish poems about fall teach seasonal vocabulary.

Douglas Wright,  a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina, wrote these two Spanish poems about fall. In addition to his…

Spanish Poem about fall for preschoolers to act out.

This is an easy poem Spanish poem about fall. It is about leaves falling in autumn. I made it up…

Poem in Your Pocket Day is a perfect occasion for kids to share Spanish poems.

This year, we celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 30. It is part of National Poetry Month and…

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…

A printable list of Spanish rhymes for kids to greet each other and use when playing.

My students have lots of fun playing and experimenting with rhyme. Spanish rhymes are easy to make and recognize, partly…

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…

Short printable poems using Spanish color words for kids learning the language.

I wrote these simple rhymes with Spanish color words for my youngest learners. I mostly teach colors in the context…

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 Finger Plays

Spanish has a wealth of traditional finger plays, rhymes and songs for children. Kids love games with actions, and these…

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…

Attention getters in Spanish can be a fun source of language for kids.

Attention getters are chants, rhymes or songs to get kids listening or quiet down a group. They are a huge…

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

Class rules in Spanish help preschoolers have fun and treat each other well.

Class rules in Spanish can help establish a positive, cooperative atmosphere and are also an opportunity for language learning. This…

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…

printable spanish bookmarks

¡Hola, Crayola! ¡Adios, carita de arroz!  There are lots of Spanish rhymes like this, and kids like learning them because…

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 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 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…