These printable charts from Nourish Interactive are designed to help kids establish healthy eating habits. They are also an excellent way to teach the Spanish days of the week and food vocabulary. Nourish Interactive is a site dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle. You’ll find links below for the printables charts.
Using these charts, children color stars or a box each day to show that they have eaten well. There are charts in Spanish to record a healthy breakfast, lunch, or snacks. There are also charts for recording fruits and vegetables, calcium rich foods or whole grains. As your child colors whatever chart you choose, use the Spanish days of the week to talk about what she is doing. If you fill one out too, you can say even more. You can use simple sentences like these:
Ayer fue domingo.
Comiste muy bien ayer.
Comí bien también.
Hoy es lunes.
Comiste mucha fruta hoy.
Comiste un plátano en el desayuno.
Comí una manzana en el almuerzo.
Mañana es martes.
Mañana puedes comer unas zanahorias en el almuerzo.
Children who are reading will quickly recognize the Spanish days of the week on these charts. They will also practice Spanish food words as they establish their good eating habits.
Spanish Days of the Weeks – Printables by Nourish Interactive
On the right side of the screen there is a box that says Descargue esta hoja (Download this worksheet).
Click on Archivo en español (File in Spanish) for the Spanish printable.
Nourish Interactive has other content that will teach the Spanish days of the week, food vocabulary and more. You will find nutritional information, games, and other printable material like bookmarks and coloring sheets. The site has lots of ways to add Spanish to your child’s day.