Category: House

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…

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…

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…

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…

7 Spanish clean-up songs with high frequency vocabulary for kids of all ages.

Routines are essential for classrooms and households, and they are also an opportunity learn language. One of the easiest ways…

Children learn house vocabulary in Spanish with a magnetic board and printable task cards.

I’m always looking for toys and games to support literacy, so you can imagine how excited I am about this…

A magnetic board engages children with Spanish house vocabulary in many hands-on activities.

Home is the center of a child’s world, so kids need Spanish house vocabulary to be able to talk about…

A printable Spanish card game for kids to practice house vocabulary.

Last year, I made a printable Spanish card game based on Go Fish, but I added extra language. It’s called…

Sentence building in Spanish kids learn vocabulary and grammar with engaging activities.

Sentence building in Spanish is helpful for kids who are learning to read and also for second language learners as…

Spanish learning songs focus on important vocabulary and verb forms.

Are you looking for some great songs to help kids learn Spanish? Spanish for You! has recently added music to…

Kids learn Spanish places vocabulary with a children's book and writing activity.

The Place Where You Live /  El lugar donde vives is a beautiful bilingual book about places and how we…

A Spanish vocabulary practice activity based on adding details to a drawing.

Drawing can be used for all kinds of Spanish vocabulary practice. In this printable activity, kids read short descriptions and…

A Spanish reading activity for beginning learners based on a photo with text.

This photo with text is a good Spanish reading activity for beginning learners. The photo provides a context for new…

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…

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 picture books 2kk

2 Kurious Kids Second Adventure: Mexico is a picture book by Heidi Gill. It is intended for children ages three…

spanish stories kids no combina

I recently had the opportunity to write about two wonderful bilingual picture books. Marisol McDonald no combina and Marisol McDonald…

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…

spanish story buenas noches

Goodnight, Moon by Margaret Wise Brown is a classic picture book for young children. Like the original, the Spanish translation…

Printable materials in Spanish for National Fire Prevention Week.

This year we recognize National Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5-11. It is an opportunity to teach and remind kids…

spanish story for kids

Oso en casa is a wonderful story for children learning Spanish. It has rhythm and rhyme, concrete language relevant to…

Children learn house and size vocabulary from this Spanish poem.

¡Qué tan grande era todo cuando yo era chico! is a Spanish poem to share with children. It uses basic…

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

This Spanish poem for children has vocabulary about houses and homes.

Douglas Wright is a well-known author and illustrator from Argentina. He writes clear, fun Spanish poems for children. Activities for…

spanish songs for kids

This Spanish song for kids teaches lots of house vocabulary and is also a good way for kids to hear…

This Spanish poem for children is titled Una casa con un sol. It uses familiar, conversational language to describe the…

One of my favorite websites is Made by Joel. Joel Henriques is an artist and designer in Portland and he…

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…

These entertaining Spanish books for children are very popular with my students. In class just last week a student got…

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

These printable coloring sheets with words in Spanish reinforce vocabulary for parts of the house and common household objects. The…

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…

Let’s Eat! / ¡A comer! is a picture book in Spanish and English by Pat Mora. This story fits into…

You might be familiar with Wordle, the really fun website that makes word clouds with any text. Wordle is a…

The blog, Pequeños Artistas, Grandes Obras, is the collaborative work of preschool and elementary teachers in Spain and Argentina. The…

Children play Frío o caliente in Spanish the same way they play Hot or Cold in English. There are just…

These photographs of houses are an excellent prompt for speaking Spanish with your child. The houses are so interesting!  They…

¿Algo más? (Anything else?). Such a common, useful question! When I am choosing picture books to read with beginning Spanish…

This song uses the verb tener, and other useful verbs, in the first person. This verb form, the yo form…

My house Mi casa, from the English and Spanish Foundations Series, has pictures with labeled vocabulary and simple sentences on…

My house Mi casa begins Estos son algunos de los colores que verás en este libro. (Here are some of…

This activity gives you a house with lots of empty rooms and furniture to put in them. Click and drag…

Ricitos de Oro y los tres osos, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, is a wonderful story. The pattern, the repetition…

Teach your child the words for the rooms of the house in Spanish.  You can use them in lots of…

Words for basic furniture and the rooms of the house are important for talking about daily activities in Spanish.  These…