Category: Colors

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 read several…

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…

These bilingual color books are sturdy board books for little hands.

Board books are an important part of children’s first experiences with reading, so I choose them carefully. For example, these…

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…

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…

Kids learn Spanish colors with an online activity inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock.

Exploring art and artists provides a wonderful context for learning language. Although many of the artists we talk about in…

With this active Spanish color game, kids pratice listening and speaking with basic vocabulary.

I based this active Spanish color game on an activity kids do in P.E class. It works well for the…

Learn Spanish with Pictures with a photo of three women selling fruit.

Talk about this photograph of three women in Cartagena, Colombia to help kids learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like…

I Spy games for kids learning Spanish can be adpated to teach vocabulary related to any theme.

Last week I read Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle’s Oso Pardo, oso pardo ¿qué ves ahí? to a class…

Spanish color songs teach children a range of vocabulary in addition to colors.

Color activities teach kids lots of additional vocabulary, and Spanish color songs are no exception. Relating colors to objects gives…

Kids learn Spanish with these questions about a picture of birds.

This photograph of parakeets is a fun way to speak Spanish with your child. Talk about the picture using the…

Spanish colors in a fun color-by-word page.

I am in Nicaragua this week working on an early literacy project. Whenever I’m here, things are a little quieter…

Hot Peas 'N Butter sing bilingual songs about friendship, seasons and colors.

I love recommending music that I know kids and parents will enjoy together. Hot Peas ‘N Butter makes that kind…

Speaking activity for children to learn Spanish using a photograph.

Use this photograph of a dog drinking water to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like all…

Montessori treasure baskets help parents create a rich language experience.

Montessori treasure baskets are a collection of objects for children to explore. These objects are related to a theme or…

Mandala coloring pages to use with kids learning Spanish.

Mandalas are circle drawings, art patterns that integrate figures, geometric forms and colors around a unifying center. Mandalas occur in…

Printable pages for kids to practice Spanish color words.

Spanish color words are some of the first vocabulary children learn. I introduce colors in context, with other words, so…

Short printable poems using Spanish color words for kids learning the language.

I wrote these simple rhymes with Spanish color words for my youngest learners. I mostly teach colors in the context…

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…

Spanish activities for kids

These five Spanish activities for kids take almost no preparation. I asked readers about making sets like this a series…

spanish photo scavenger hunts

Digital photography is a wonderful tool for language learning. Photo scavenger hunts are great fun and can be child-centered to…

learn spanish with pictures catching frisbee

Talk about this photograph of a dog catching a Frisbee to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow…

spanish color activity

Rockalingua has a free 11-page set of printable activities to teach children Spanish colors and numbers. This is a wonderful…

spanish printables winter

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

These Latino picture books are Spanish stories children will love as they learn language.

Marisol McDonald is the protagonist of two wonderful bilingual picture books – Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/ Marisol McDonald no combina…

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…

spanish color by number calavera

Día de los Muertos is a colorful celebration. Flowers, candles, and calaveras bring color to altars and graves as we…

learn spanish with pictures pumpkins

Talk about this photograph of two girls in a pumpkin patch to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

Children learn shapes in Spanish as they move and play.

There are lots of hands-on activities that you can do with kids to teach the shapes in Spanish and use…

spanish story for kids brown bear

Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? is the translation of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?. This…

Kids learn Spanish color words with hands-on activities.

Playing with color is a wonderful way to speak Spanish with children. They learn or practice the Spanish color words…

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

This online game is a good way to practice Spanish color words. It is from Spanishspanish and players hear and…

Mother's Day printable Spanish poster to color.

Mother’s Day is El Día de la Madre or El Día de las Madres in Spanish. This Mother’s Day printable…

Spanish color game teaches children color vocabulary and color mixing.

Discovery Kids has created a Spanish color game called El juego de los colores. The game has wonderful, clear audio…

Colores is a Spanish song for children written and sung by Patty Shukla. The song gets kids up and moving…

These printable Spanish lacing cards are a hit with students, especially the ones who do best with hands-on activities. The…

spanish game for kids

I play this simple Spanish game for kids with students and they love it. I usually play with preschoolers, but…

Spanish videos for kids in a cute cooking series.

Since I wrote this post, Telmo y Tula, has made some of their videos available only by subscription. You can…

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…

Dia de muertos activity for kids learning Spanish

Talk about this photograph of a Day of the Dead altar to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

Familiar tunes make it easy for kids to learn songs in Spanish. This color song is to the tune of…

This Spanish song for children is about the arrival of fall, and children learn it in many preschools in Latin…

Spanish songs for children teach much more than basic vocabulary. Singing is a wonderful way to learn the sounds and…

Cántame un cuento is a wonderful project by Natalia Spialter and Filip Tee, both of Spain. Together, they produce fun…

spanish 4th of July

Kids learning Spanish can practice vocabulary and agreement with this photo collage based on the colors of the American flag…

Help your child learn Spanish by talking about this picture of a man painting a picture. The questions that follow…

This Spanish poem for children has color and natural world vocabulary.

Reading El jardín de Douglas recently, I was happy to find a new Spanish poem for children that I think…

Talk about this great picture of a woman on her bike to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

“Y ahora, pon un círculo rojo alrededor del triángulo. Mira, ¡ya llegó tu comida.”  I used to entertain my kids…

Spanish Valentine Day speaking activity for kids.

This Valentine’s Day fair is in Talcahuano, Chile. Talk about the colors, balloons, and people to help your child learn…

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…

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

Printable Spanish scavenger hunts teach vocabulary to kids.

Kids love treasure hunts, the games where each clue leads to another clue and eventually to treasure. They also have…

This free online game is the perfect first game for children starting to learn Spanish. Kids do not have to…

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

Speak Spanish with children by talking about this picture of a woman building a garden shed. The questions that follow…

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