Tag: summer reading program

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…

Children practice langauge skills as they do this Spanish reading challenge.

This bingo-card style reading challenge encourages children to read in Spanish. They read at different times during the day and…

Spanish reading logs motivate children learning Spanish to keep up reading skills during the summer.

At Spanish Playground, we want kids to read and enjoy reading. So, to motivate kids to read more, we have…

An online Spanish summer program to encourage children to read and play in Spanish.

We’re excited to kick off our Summer Spanish Read and Play Program 2017! Parents and teachers, we hope you will…

A free Spanish story PDF with cutouts for retelling helps children learn language.

Today we are sharing a wonderful Spanish story PDF and a set of cut outs for telling the story.  This…

A summer reading certificate celebrates the effort kids put into reading in Spanish.

Summer is winding down, and we are wrapping up our Summer Spanish Read and Play program. Over 5,000 children participated…

Parents can use these strategies to help children learning to read in Spanish.

Frequently parents ask me how to help their children who are learning to read in Spanish. They wonder what to…

These 15 types of texts give children Spanish reading practice with different vocabulary and formats.

Reading different kinds of text in Spanish helps kids develop vocabulary and understand the different ways we use language.  The…

A variety of ways that kids can learn language with Spanish song lyrics.

Kids can build reading fluency, learn vocabulary and become familiar with many grammar structures by reading Spanish song lyrics. Like…

These tips will help parents who are motivating kids to read to keep up Spanish skills.

As part of the Spanish summer reading program, we share progress sheets, or reading logs. Many kids enjoy making a…

This Spanish activity book from Mundo de Pepita has games and crafts to engage children during the summer.

Summer is in full swing, and as part of the Spanish summer reading and language program, Mundo de Pepita is…

Readings with armadillo facts and stories with armadillos for kids learning Spanish.

Armadillos live throughout Latin America and often appear in traditional stories and songs. Below, you will find a printable reading…

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…

These printable mini-books in Spanish are an excellent language learning activity.

Fun for Spanish Teachers has wonderful materials for children learning Spanish. I’m highlighting two of their resources – printable mini-books…

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…

Readings about trees in Spanish with activities for kids to practice vocabulary.

Learning about trees is an important part of learning about the environment and caring for the planet. With these stories…

Read in Spanish and then share the story using these ideas.

When children tell someone about a story, describe a character, or say why they like a book, it helps them…

Summer Spanish can be an enjoyable way for kids to improve skills.

We like to think of summer as a time to slow down, but families are busy all year long. Summer…

Parents can use these 15 easy activities to help kids reading in Spanish engage with books.

It is important for kids reading in Spanish to have fun. We also want them to engage with the language…

The Spanish summer reading program 2016 encourages kids to read and keep up their language skills.

We’re excited to kick off our Spanish Summer Reading Program 2016! Parents and teachers, we hope you will join us…

The summer reading program in Spanish is designed to strengthen language skills in native speakers and Spanish learners.

This year, Spanish Playground will host its first summer reading program to encourage and support reading and language activities in…