Category: Body parts

Learn Spanish health vocabulary with this video and these printable activities.

La salud is a short video conversation about not feeling well. With this video students learn Spanish health vocabulary, how…

Use this collection of games to teach Spanish body parts to kids.

Body parts are some of the first words children learn in Spanish and there are lots of fun games to…

Use these moveable paper crafts to teach kids verbs and vocabulary.

My students love moveable paper crafts! They are fascinated by anything that spins, opens, waves or flies. So, whenever possible…

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…

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…

Spanish hand washing songs teach children vocabulary associated with the routine and also ensure clean hands.

Spanish hand washing songs are a good way to get more language into a day and cleaner hands. If kids…

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…

Kids learn important vocabulary with these Spanish body parts songs.

Body parts are some of the easiest words to learn because kids can use their own bodies as a reference. …

Easy Spanish reading activity based on adding details to a picture of a snowman.

Drawing can be combined with easy Spanish reading for a fun comprehension activity. In this printable activity, kids do an…

Sana sana colita de rana is a traditional rhyme we say to children when they are hurt.

Summertime is full of scraped knees and elbows. With the bumps and bruises, we have many opportunities to say Sana…

Los cinco sentidos for children learning Spanish.

This game about the five senses has been removed from Discovery Kids. I’m leaving this post because it has lots…

A Spanish Halloween activity where kids draw based on a description they read.

This Spanish Halloween printable is fun, effective vocabulary practice. Drawing activities like this are great for practicing reading or listening…

Spanish vocabulary games for kids using drawings of stick figures.

Stick figures can be used for lots of Spanish vocabulary activities and games. For example, in the printable I have…

These six chores help children learn Spanish vocabulary for household items and clothes.

Children learn by doing, and they learn a language best by talking about what they are doing. Household chores are…

A Spanish reading comprehension activity for kids.

Isn’t Drago precioso? This photo was one of several taken for another project. I didn’t need it, but it was…

New Spanish learning songs from Whistlefritz.

Whistlefritz recently sent me their new CD of Spanish learning songs for kids. ¡Sabor! has 15 wonderful songs that will…

spanish activities for kids

It’s Friday! That means it’s time for the Friday Five. These five Spanish activities for kids can be done with little…

Spanish Valentine Reading and Speaking Activities

This is a reading and speaking activity for beginning Spanish learners. It uses hearts, so it is appropriate for Valentine’s…

spanish story valentines day

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about the Spanish story Adivina cuánto te…

spanish printables winter

I made two printables to use with a listening activity I do with pictures of snowmen. These activities involve matching…

spanish song for kids juancho pancho

Giselle Shardlow is the author of Kids Yoga Stories and today she shares one of her favorite Spanish songs for…

Children celebrate the holiday with these Spanish Thanksgiving vocabulary coloring pages to in class or at home.

Do you talk about what you are thankful for at Thanksgiving dinner? It is a tradition at our house to…

spanish color by number simple skull

A few days ago I posted a color-by-number picture in Spanish of a traditional skull for Día de los Muertos…

This is probably one of the best known Spanish songs for kids in the U.S. It was composed by Gil…

spanish games for children bean bags

Kids love playing with bean bags. Like balloons and water, bean bags almost guarantee happy children and a successful activity…

Sukey Molloy connects with children through song, rhythm and movement. It is this connection that makes the Spanish audio on…

Talk about this photograph of a little girl and her dog to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

Kids Yoga Stories recently published an post with a sequence of farm-related yoga poses for children. In addition to being…

Many of us teach units on los sentidos, or the five senses. This familiar material works well for using common…

Preschoolers love imaginative play, so we do lots of it in my classes. One game that is always a big…

spanish song for children mummy

1, 2, 3 Momia Es is a playground game kids play in South America. In Mexico, the same game is…

This video teaches the words for twelve Spanish body parts. It begins with a head and adds parts until there…

Cantaré, a group based in the Washington D.C. area, performs and records songs in Spanish for children. Led by vocalist…

The American Academy of Pediatrics published these New Year Resolutions in Spanish and English in 2010. In addition to being…

Spanish Thanksgiving coloring pages teach vocabulary.

All of these Spanish Thanksgiving vocabulary coloring pages are now available free of charge! Carlos Medrano, a graphic artist from…

Isabel Brazon of Baila Baila recently contacted me about sharing her Spanish songs for children with my readers. She is…

Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a common word and try to guess what it is. This is…

This free iPad app from Ridili teaches a simple finger play. The traditional rhyme, originally in German, is called Plums…

Online Spanish games for kids from the publisher Teide.

These online Spanish games are provided by the Spanish publisher Editorial Teide as support for their textbooks. They are designed…

Chuchuá (or Chuchuwa) is a song that kids sing and dance to in all kinds of groups. I have seen…

This online game in Spanish teaches children about the five senses. La máquina de los sentidos is a game from…

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

There are lots of versions of the traditional Spanish song Pedro el conejito. All of them are about a rabbit…

Saco una manito (I take out one hand) is a perfect Spanish song or finger play for toddlers and preschoolers…

Talking about pictures is a great way to speak Spanish with children. Use this photo of a little girl and…

Spanish poems about winter teach children vocabulary for the season.

These traditional Spanish poems about winter are taught in school throughout Latin America. All of the poems I’ve included here…

¿Uno? ¿Dos? ¿Tal vez tres? is a Spanish ebook for parents and teachers to read with young language learners. The…

Spanish song for children

Spanish Together has a wonderful free video about a snowman that is perfect for using with beginning Spanish learners this…

Magic Spanish for Kids is an award-winning audio CD about a magical trip to Mexico. Two friends, Bobby and María…

Este dedito compró un huevito (this little finger, or toe, bought an egg) is a Spanish rhyme that you say…

Don’t these pigs looks happy? Talk about this great photograph to help your kids learn Spanish. The questions that follow…

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…

Fiesta Femenina is a collection of captivating stories with wonderful characters.  They are drawn from the legends of the indigenous…

Whoever you are is a beautiful book with a moving message about our common humanity. It is by Australian author…

Learn Spanish with Pictures helps children learn Spanish by talking about pictures in a structured way. The description of this…

You can use this simple dice game to practice specific vocabulary with children who are learning Spanish. To play this…

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

Learn Spanish with Pictures helps you teach Spanish to children by talking about pictures, like these photographs of dolphins. Following…

Help your child learn Spanish by talking about this wonderful photograph. The questions that follow, like all the Learn Spanish…