Category: Printable

Engage kids with language with these 2 printable Spanish board games.

I like playing board games as language activities because they allow for lots of input and are easy to adapt…

Listening activities for a video to learn clothes in Spanish

La ropa is a video conversation in Spanish about what to wear. Talking about what clothes to wear to an…

Use this photo challenge in Spanish to engage kids with language.

We want Spanish to be fun and relevant for kids. This photo challenge in Spanish is an engaging, kid-centered activity…

Listening activities to learn time in Spanish with a short video conversation.

La hora is a short video conversation about daily activities and time in Spanish. Because talking about routines is a…

These Spanish reading games have descriptions to go with pictures of dogs and people.

Spanish reading games are an easy way to have fun with language. For example, these two I Spy games let…

Listening activities for a video about setting the tabel in Spanish.

Poner la mesa is a short video conversation about setting the table in Spanish. Everyday tasks like table setting are…

Spanish reading challenges engage kids with books during the summer months.

Spanish reading challenges and progress sheets encourage children to read during the summer months. For many kids, they are a…

Use these listening comprehension activities for a video on saying thank you in Spanish.

Our short video conversations are a fun way to expose kids to natural language. One of our favorite videos is…

These flower themed activities are a fun way to learn Spanish colors.

Talking about flowers is a terrific way to learn colors in Spanish. In addition, kids learn other important Spanish vocabulary…

Songs, videos and printable activities help kids learn fruit in Spanish.

Kids love fruit and eat a lot of it, so they like to learn fruit in Spanish. Here are some…

Use these activities to learn Spanish for kids colors and other basic vocabulary.

Spanish color words let kids describe their world and they also lend themselves to lots of fun activities. That’s why…

Spanish ebooks for middle and high school students provide comprehensible input.

Spanish learners need to hear lots of comprehensible language and then read texts with the same target structures. Below you…

Use these printable activities to build Spanish sentences with beginning learners.

This activity is like putting together a puzzle as students create sentences to describe the pictures. They build Spanish sentences…

Spanish science lessons connect language to important math and science concepts.

It is important for Spanish learners to use the language to learn about other disciplines. The ACTFL World Language Readiness…

Use this picture match and minibook to learn common Spanish verbs.

Children acquire Spanish by hearing and reading the language in context. This picture match and mini-book for beginning readers use…

Spanish tongue twisters are fun pronunciation practice for kids.

Spanish tongue twisters, or trabalenguas, are authentic language and packed with culture. They are also short, with rhyme and rhythm…

Use Spanish sentence strips to make minibooks for language learning.

I use Spanish sentences strips or fluency strips with my beginning readers. I relate the sentences to a picture and…

Use these Spanish shows for learning Spanish vocabulary and listening skill in middle or high school classes.

There is no denying the power of Spanish shows for learning Spanish vocabulary and expressions. We get involved with the…

Sink or float in Spanish is an easy experiment with useful vocabulary.

Hands-on learning is the best way to process language, so simple science experiments are perfect for children learning Spanish. Sink…

Use this collection of free printable Spanish books for kids in the classroom or at home.

Reading is so important for building Spanish language skills! I love to read picture books and early readers with my…

Two Spanish winter vocabulary games to play with dice and printable game boards.

I recently made these two roll-and-answer dice games to practice words related to winter clothes and weather.  You can find…

Spanish prayers for kids at mealtime and bedtime teach language and faith.

If religion is a part of your family or school life it can be a valuable source of language for…

These free Spanish PDF books for kids use simple sentences and common vocabulary.

Many of my students are novice learners, so I need Spanish books for beginners. Of course, we read picture books…

Two easy Spanish Thanksgiving poems for children to act out and learn language.

One of my favorite activities with children learning Spanish is to act out short dramatic poems. Here are two Spanish…

Videos, crafts, songs and books are all apple activities in Spanish that help children master key vocabulary.

I love apple activities in Spanish. For my classes, apples fit perfectly into a more general fall theme. Below you’ll…

This Day of the Dead Spanish reading activity ties in to Día de los muertos as kids practice language skills.

Use this Day of the Dead Spanish reading activity with elementary students to practice language skills and raise awareness of…

Printable matching and timeline materials to support the Spanish YouTube series Buena Gente.

We created the Spanish YouTube series Buena Gente for language learners. These Spanish videos for beginners teach everyday language in…

Learning about Spanish place names in the United States teaches children about Hispanic heritage and language.

The United States has states, cities, rivers and mountains with names in Spanish. Looking at the meaning of Spanish place…

Students learn Spanish tener expressions with this printable board game.

Many tener expressions are common, everyday vocabulary, and my students learn the high-frequency vocabulary early. We use these phrases all…

Spanish sentence building for elementary students involves choosing one word of each color to describe pictures.

With this Spanish sentence building activity, students use three words to build a sentence. They choose a word of each…

Spanish body parts activities include songs, books, movement activities and games.

Body parts are some of the first words children learn. I do activities to specifically teach body parts in Spanish…

The Debajo de un botón lyrics tell a story you can use in Spanish class.

Children sing the traditional song Debajo de un botón throughout the Spanish-speaking world. It’s also an excellent song for language…

Use this Spanish story for beginners PDF to engage kids with everyday vocabulary.

This is more than a story to read or listen to. We want kids to participate as much as possible…

A Spanish picture-based reading and questions to use as a la casa vocabulary activity with elementary Spanish learners.

Cats know how to use a space, and they put a fun spin on learning house vocabulary in Spanish.  This…

A printable Spanish I Spy reading game wiith board and game cards.

I Spy in Spanish is Veo veo, and it is a quick, easy way to have some fun with language…

Spanish movement cards with animals and verbs are a fun way to add physical activity to language learning.

Fun for Spanish Teachers is one of my go-to resources. I have been teaching with Carolina’s fabulous materials for years…

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…