These six videos present Spanish words for kids in context and with images of Mexico.

The Spanish Words Kids Love videos use short sentences, repetition and beautiful images of Mexico to teach important verbs and high-frequency vocabulary. That’s why these videos for novice learners are a perfect way to learn first words in Spanish.

These activities introduce kids to words for clothes in Spanish in a natural context.

All of us get dressed every day, so clothes are a big part of life and important vocabulary for kids. Fortunately, it is natural to associate words for clothes in Spanish with weather, places and events, body parts and colors. You can talk about clothes in almost any situation! Below you’ll find resources and activities for learning Spanish words for…

Spanish readers tell compelling stories with high-frequency language.

Comprehensible input Spanish readers are a game changer in the classroom. Leveled readers in Spanish tell captivating stories and incorporate repetition of high-frequency language making them an extremely effective way to engage students. I recently read two new TPRS novels by Bryan Kandel, and they are excellent choices for Spanish learners. During the 30 years I’ve been teaching, I’ve been…

These diverse books from middle school introduce students to latino culture.

Authors and publishers are responding to the need for diverse books for middle school. Consequently, there are wonderful new multicultural titles available, many rooted in Latino culture. These diverse books for middle school serve as mirrors and windows. In other words, some readers will see their culture reflected in the stories and others will gain insight into a culture other…

This biography in Spanish of Sor Juana Inés introduces children to Mexican culture.

I’m always happy to find a good biography in Spanish because these books are a wonderful way to share culture and language with kids. Also, my students love knowing a story is about a real person. This biography of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz is perfect to share with Spanish learners. Be sure to check out all our reading…

Use these activities to teach Spanish numbers for kids learning a second language.

Learning numbers in Spanish is more than learning to count. Counting is a good place to start, but numbers are important words that must be internalized individually. Below you’ll find activities to teach Spanish numbers to kids.