An image of two vocabulary exercises with school supplies in Spanish and a scene from a video.

Los útiles escolares is a video conversation about school supplies. Talking about classroom supplies and objects is an important part of interactions at school. Try the School Supplies in Spanish | Los útiles escolares listening comprehension activities in the packet below.

In addition, be sure to check out our Spanish Videos for Kids resource page for other fun videos and more listening comprehension activities.

Get Video Listening Activities

Find listening activities for 7 easy Spanish conversation videos including this one here: Listening Activities for Easy Spanish Conversation Videos.

School Supplies in Spanish Pre-Listening Activities

Before I watch the video with my students, we predict what the conversation will be about. To do this, you can pause the video at the beginning and ask them what they can see and what they think the people will talk about.

For example, ¿Qué tiene la chica? (una mochila) and ¿Para qué se usa una mochila?

School Supplies in Spanish Video

We watch the video all the way through once before doing activities. All these easy Spanish conversations videos are short and comprehensible, so kids will understand a lot the first time. In addition, watching the whole video provides important context that contributes to understanding when they watch it again. You can watch the video below or on YouTube: School Supplies in Spanish | Los útiles escolares.

Listening Activities for School Supplies in Spanish

Circle the Word

The listening activities include a circle-the-word supported by pictures. Read the words together before watching the video a second time. Pre-readers can also do this activity by using the pictures.

¿Quién lo dice?

In this activity, learners identify which speaker said the phrase. Kids may be able to complete the table without watching the video again. Also, if you’re working with pre-readers, read the phrases to them. Then, watch again to check answers or fill in any they didn’t hadn’t answered.

¿Qué pasó?

This section has general listening comprehension questions about the video. The questions on the printable activities are:

1. ¿Por qué está nerviosa la chica?
2. ¿Qué le da el chico a la chica?
3. ¿Dónde guarda los útiles escolares la chica?

¿Y tú? Personal Questions

Asking personal questions makes the video content relevant to learners and lets kids talk about themselves in Spanish.

The questions we included on the printable activities for the school supplies video are ¿Tienes una mochila? ¿De qué color es? and ¿Qué útiles escolares guardas en tu mochila?.

Of course, you can personalize the questions even more. For example, ask kids about their favorite school supplies or ask them to describe the supplies they have with them.

We hope these listening comprehension activities are an easy way to help your learners engage with the video. Let us know how they work for you!

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