Category: Printable

Common words make a fun summer activity in thiis Spanish photo challenge for kids.

I’m always looking for new ways to make Spanish fun and relevant for kids. I think this Spanish photo challenge…

Learn about part of the United States with these Puerto Rico facts for kids in Spanish and English.

Puerto Rico is 100 miles long and 35 miles wide, making its area about 3,500 square miles, the third largest…

With these Spanish trivia questions kids practice language skills in a fun quiz activity.

Asking and answering Spanish trivia questions was one of my kids’ favorite games when they were young. My students love…

When kids finish a book they color a book on this Spanish reading progress sheet.

We want all kids to enjoy reading, or having someone read to them. Many children like to keep track of…

Kids learn seasonal vocabulary with this picture based Spanish reading for spring.

I made this Spanish reading for spring to celebrate the season and practice basic vocabulary. The picture has action and…

This printable Spanish fortune teller game is a fun way to review vocabulary or learn new words.

Many thanks to Monica Olivera for this post and printable Spanish fortune teller! Monica is a homeschooling Latina and freelance…

Try Spanish reading, art activities, games and songs in a summer activity calendar 2018.

Summer activity calendars are fun because there is something new to discover each day. They also divide Spanish learning into…

Use these strategies for a successful experience learning Spanish at home.

I love Spanish. And I decided a while back that I want to pass that love of Spanish on to…

Dolphin activities in Spanish fit into an Earth Day or animal theme.

Dolphins are amazing! In addition, learning about these beautiful animals is an excellent way for Spanish learners to develop their…

Play printable versions of the traditional toma todo game with Spanish learners.

La pirinola, or the toma todo game, is a traditional Mexican six-sided top. In some countries, the game is known…

Learning a language takes lots of repetition and practice, but repetition does not have to be boring. Spanish vocabulary review…

Use the printable Spanish counting activities to teach numbers and colors.

Spanish counting activities teach numbers and are also useful for teaching other vocabulary. I made these printable Spanish counting activities…

Play these Spanish number games to teach vocabulary and number concepts.

Spanish number games build skills and confidence with important vocabulary. Play these Spanish number games with your students to give…

Spanish riddles teach vocabulary and culture to language learners.

Riddle in Spanish is adivinanza, and adivinanzas can be fun word play for children. Below you will find some of…

This printable Spanish bingo game is an fun Valentine's Day activity for kids.

Bingo is lotería in Spanish, and it is an excellent language learning activity. Below you’ll find a printable Spanish Bingo…

Spanish synonyms expand vocabulary and increase reading and listening comprehension.

Learning synonyms helps students grow their vocabulary and increase their comprehension. Eventually, synonyms give them more options in speaking and…

Play these Spanish sentence building games with the printable cards to practice vocabulary and structure.

These four Spanish sentence building games use common vocabulary and the verb tener. They all consist of building sentences with…

Use these multiple sets of free Spanish vocabulary picture cards for games and activities with Spanish learners.

Spanish vocabulary picture cards help kids understand and learn new words. The pictures represent words so you do not have…

Spanish verb games like these printable conjugation dominoes make grammar practice fun and effective.

As a rule, I don’t teach much explicit grammar with elementary age students. My goal is to have students get…

This printable Spanish vocabulary game is a fun way for kids to review words in different thematic categories.

Category games in Spanish are a fun way to practice vocabulary. I play several games that review vocabulary by grouping…

A collection of Spanish days of the week activities including songs, poems, books, and printable calendars.

Learning the days of the week in Spanish helps children talk about their activities and schedules. The easiest way for…

Practice body parts and clothes vocabulary by matching descriptions to pictures in this Spanish snowman activity.

This Spanish snowman activity is a fun way to practice body parts, clothes and winter vocabulary. The printable pages have…

These me gusta activities use food vocabulary in communicative interactions for Spanish learners.

We use the verb gustar and food words together all the time, so it makes sense to learn them together…

Spanish vocabulary graphic organizers help students connect ideas and use words in context.

Graphic organizers help students see connections. For language learners, they also provide important support as they build sentences. Spanish vocabulary…

This collection of easy Day of the Dead crafts reinforce language and culture.

Día de los Muertos is full of color and images. It is also full of meaning! Be sure you include…

Spanish Halloween infographic for kids to practice vocabulary as they talk about a favorite holiday.

This Spanish Halloween infographic is excellent support for high-frequency words. You can use it for a variety of activities with…

Use this infographic of food from Latin America to practice vocabualry and learn about culture.

Many foods originated in Latin America and then spread around the globe, becoming essential ingredients of world cuisines. Learning about…

Spanish onomatopoeia are useful for teaching vowel sounds and common vocabulary.

An onomatopoeia is a word that phonetically imitates the sound that it describes. In Spanish, the word is onomatopeya. Spanish…

Use these monthy calendar activities to teach children the Spanish days of the week.

Many of us see our students only once or twice a week, and talking about the Spanish days of the…

Children practice basic phrases with this printable Spanish greetings game.

We practice los saludos in every class, but I made this Spanish greetings game for my youngest students to take…

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…

Three resources make planning elementary Spanish lessons take less time and preparation.

Planning elementary Spanish lessons is a lot of work. Many of us teach multiple grades, often creating the curriculum. Even…

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…

Pictures and simple descriptions for elemenary Spanish reading practice.

You can use this elementary Spanish reading activity in different ways. The printable pages have 10 picture cards of children…

Spanish speaking practice in the form of a fun bingo-card challenge encourages kids to produce the language.

Kids need practice producing the Spanish they have learned. However, speaking practice can be hard to structure. It is much…

These culture activities for Spanish class center on the art of the arpillera.

Mundo de Pepita created these culture activities for Spanish class to introduce children to the art of the arpillera. I…

This printable Spanish book about summer has short senteces and common verbs.

As part of our Summer Spanish Read and Play program, Fun for Spanish Teachers is sharing a printable Spanish book…

This printable Spanish body parts game uses monsters to teach key vocabulary.

Guessing a character by asking about physical description is an excellent language activity. Monarca Language is sharing a free download…

A Spanish gratitude journal based on books teaches language and appreciation.

I try to find ways to connect kids with what they read and make Spanish relevant. The more they use…

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 words for daily life with printable activities

Esteban de Luna, Baby Rescuer is wonderful book for any child, but is especially appropriate for Spanish learners. Through the…

Kids do easy Spanish speaking activities with these printable bingo-card challenges.

Spanish learners need the opportunity to practice using the words they know. As they practice speaking, they build confidence and…

Easy Spanish books PDF use simple sentences and common vocabulary for Spanish learners.

Finding easy Spanish books has been one of my biggest challenges for years. Below, I’m sharing five easy Spanish books…

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…

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…

With these end of the year Spanish activities kids review and remember what they have learned.

The school year is winding down and a lot of us are looking for ways to pull together content and…

Free printable activities for children to practice Spanish food vocabulary.

Food words are some of the first vocabulary we teach language learners. Learning about food lets kids talk about likes…

Playing with bubbles in Spanish kids have fun as they learn new vocabulary.

Blowing soap bubbles is a fun way to learn new vocabulary or practice common words in a new context. Here…

Use comprehension question to build global Spanish listening skills.

Video offers a world of language and culture, and of course we can use video to teach listening comprehension skills…

Spanish word-building game to practice spring vocabulary.

Working with syllables is a good way to practice vocabulary. I do a variety of word-building activities where students fill…

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…

Print these Basta game boards with categories for Spanish learners.

In my family, we call this game Basta, but it many names. It is called Tutti frutti, ¡Mercadito!, Stop, Lápiz…

Video activities for language class engage kids with language and teach vocabulary and culture.

Video is a wonderful source of language for young learners. With video, students can hear different native speaker voices supported…

Spanish listening activities to focus on syllables, words and sentences before a larger listening task.

Teaching listening is important. Listening takes tons of practice, and we need to teach it with attention to developing key…

This Spanish syllable counting activity uses words related to Valentine's Day.

I made this Spanish syllable counting activity for Valentine’s Day, because I wanted an easy, quick way to practice pronouncing…

A list of top Spanish TpT stores with free activities from the teachers.

Teaching Spanish is rewarding, but it also takes a steady investment of time and energy. I hope this list of…

Spanish verb practice with common vocabulary and a hands-on activity.

I recently published a set of cut and paste activities with -ar verbs. Several readers asked for -er and -ir…

Kids get Spanish verb conjugation practice with this cut and paste activity.

I believe communicative instruction is the best way to teach and learn a language, so I try to keep my…

Pepito jokes are fun and effective for learning Spanish.

Jokes are a fun way to share language with kids learning Spanish, and Pepito jokes are probably the best known…

Activities and printable lyrics for the song Un elefante se balanceaba.

Un elefante se balanceaba is one of the best known Spanish children’s songs. It is a counting song and the…