Category: Pronunciation

This game has moved since the time I wrote the post. I’ll update the link if I can find a…

This is a traditional Spanish song for children. It compares a face to a house. The song has simple actions…

If you are looking for ways to expose kids to Spanish during the summer, websites with Spanish audio are an…

                   Heritage Language bilingual books with audio CDs are a wonderful resource for teaching Spanish to children. This innovative company…

I have written about Presencias de Música in the past, but I visited again recently and was so impressed that…

OnlineFreeSpanish has a great set of Earth Day activities for Spanish language learners. The games teach vocabulary related to the…

This Spanish song about spring is from Los pimpollos, an educational television program from Peru. There is an official YouTube…

I recently listened to Sara Quintanar’s new CD, Más canciones en español. The whole album is a celebration of the…

I have recommended the Caballo alado clásico collection of Spanish stories with audio CDs to parents many times. Last week…

Manzanita del Perú and En un café are traditional counting-out rhymes to start games. For both, kids usually count to…

Can you guess this word? Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a very common place. This is one…

Spanish ebook for kids teaches colors and basic vocabulary.

¿Qué hay en un árbol? is a Spanish ebook for parents and teachers to read with young language learners. The…

This online game with Spanish audio works well for language learners who are starting to read. It associates the sound…

Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a very common object. Can you guess what it is? This is…

This is wonderful Spanish song to teach or review colors. The song is called Todas las cosas tienen su color…

This lovely Spanish song, Hola buen día, día is wonderful for children learning the language. The song is a poem…

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…

                  These two award-winning Spanish audio CDs by Beth Manners are designed to introduce children ages 2-7 to Spanish. Playtime…

Online Free Spanish has added more syllable activities. This set uses the letter m plus the vowels: ma, me, mi…

This online Spanish game with native-speaker audio is a good way for children to practice vocabulary and listening comprehension while…

I use this Spanish song for kids with preschoolers and beginning language learners. La luna y el sol teaches basic…

Every now and then, I get questions about Spanish programs for adults from parents learning Spanish with their children. So…

I just watched the Whistlefritz Spanish for Kids DVD – Las estaciones. It is so well done! I am going…

OnlineFreeSpanish has added a section of activities on Spanish syllables and the first one is ready to go! I am…

A Spanish joke for kids to recite at Halloween.

Se hace de noche is a traditional rhyme in Spanish that tells the story of a vampire, or a witch…

These online games are a really good way to practice numbers in Spanish. Kids match the number they hear to…

Todos los patitos is a children’s song in Spanish that tells the story of a family of ducks that goes…

This catchy song and video teach the Spanish numbers 1-10. The video shows the numbers as kids hear and sing…

The games on Jugarjuntos.com are designed for native Spanish speakers, but they work well with young Spanish language learners too…

Children learning Spanish will identify with Juan, the little boy in this song who protests that it is too early…

Easy Spanish songs for kids in preschool school.

Where did the summer go? Lots of us are going to have new Spanish learners in just a few weeks…

This is a set of four games to teach vocabulary. I think they are great for children learning Spanish because…

Descubre las palabras del cuerpo humano is a good activity for children who are learning to read and write the…

Hand clapping games are a good way to engage children actively with the Spanish language. Por aquí pasó un caballo…

Hand clapping games in Spanish for kids.

Hand clapping games in Spanish are great language activities for children. These two hand clapping games in Spanish are each…

This is fun and effective song for teaching Spanish to children.  The tune and the actions make it fun. The…

Picture books in Spanish are one of the best language learning tools you can use with children.  Even as kids…

is a set of activities for native speakers who are learning to read and write. Two of the activities in…

Movement and music are valuable tools for teaching Spanish to children. Combining the two, children process the language at a…

My kids learned a lot of Spanish through popular music.  When they were small, we listened to music in Spanish…

I recently wrote about a song to teach children the vowel sounds in Spanish. The song A,E,I,O,U is by Carolina…

This is a great set of online activities for introducing the body parts in Spanish or for focused practice with…

In English, we associate learning vowel sounds with learning to read. However, children who are learning Spanish should learn the…

This online game teaches children the parts of the face and head in Spanish. It can also teach other common…

Escoge una mascota (choose a pet) is an interactive online activity that exposes children to lots of Spanish vocabulary and…

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…

If I could choose one song for my university students learn as children, it might be this one. In addition…

  Since I wrote this post, the activity has been taken off line. You can find information on other online…

Children learn Spanish colors in context as they hear stories and play games. The words for colors are adjectives and…

Spanish rhymes are fun to say and teach lots of language. They can teach basic vocabulary, numbers and letters. There…

Pronunciation matters! Be sure that your child hears as much native-speaker Spanish as possible by using videos, music and audio…

Pronunciation matters! Be sure that your child hears as much native-speaker Spanish as possible by using videos, music and audio…