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I am participating in Latinaish’s Spanish Friday, so this post is in Spanish. An English translation is included in italics…

The Bilingual Baby DVD is a wonderful collection of images to support a voice-over narration of basic Spanish words and…

With these free printable pictures, kids find the differences and practice common Spanish words. These Spanish activities, Encuentra las diferencias…

Do you have children starting Spanish in school? If you are looking for games and activities to supplement what they…

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

Spanish in a Basket was such a treat to get in the mail! It is a lovely wicker picnic basket…

              A find-it jar (or scavenger hunt in a bottle) is a great toy for kids who are learning Spanish…

Todos los patitos is a children’s song in Spanish that tells the story of a family of ducks that goes…

9letras is the blog of Alberto Abarca Fillat of Huesca, Spain. Alberto shares educational material for teaching Spanish and the…

Talk about this photograph of horses in a parade to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like…

This online activity from Chateau Meddybemps is a great tool for teaching Spanish prepositions. There are four animals in a…

  Use the right shape to open the cage and set the animals free! This simple online game was designed…

El juego de Beenny (Beenny’s game) teaches children correct Spanish pronunciation, to read and write the sounds of Spanish, and…

The Diccionario Multimedia is from the Portal de Educación – Junta de Castillo y León.  It has common Spanish vocabulary…

This is a song with pictures, perfect for the very littlest children learning Spanish. Luna has the words luna (moon)…

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

This is a quick, simple activity to review food vocabulary with children learning Spanish. Tengo hambre y quiero comer is…

I love using story sticks with kids learning Spanish. The pictures reinforce what they hear, and the movement helps them…

What a fun way to review basic vocabulary in Spanish! This video is by a speech and language therapist in…

The songs from two of my favorite CDs for teaching Spanish to children are now available on iTunes. We Love Spanish…

Lots of kids really like word searches, or sopa de letras, in Spanish. As a supplemental activity, these puzzles can…

This online activity was designed for native Spanish speakers, but works well with Spanish language learners too.  The concept is…

  These printable cards in Spanish are from Interpeques. The questions are about the natural world and the answers include…

I was excited to get this DVD in the mail from The Bilingual Fun Company.  What great work Jennifer Manriquez…

Mamá pájaro (Mama Bird) is a free printable mini-book, and it is excellent for speaking Spanish with your child. The…

Picture books in Spanish are one of the best language learning tools you can use with children.  Even as kids…

Stories without words are useful tools for teaching Spanish to children. These wordless picture books engage children actively with the…

This online story is an unusual version of Los tres cerditos (The Three Little Pigs) meant for native Spanish speakers…

Children learning Spanish as a second language, or in minority language situations, get most of their exposure to the language…

For children learning Spanish, music is a wonderful source of language and culture.  In the case of Luis Pescetti’s songs…

Talking to your dog or cat in Spanish when your children are listening is a good way to expose children…

This bilingual edition of My Friends/Mis amigos by Taro Gomi has Spanish and English on facing pages. It is an…

Highlights has many printable hidden picture activities on their website. Kids like looking for the hidden pictures, and these can…

Traditional features of many picture books make them excellent Spanish-language learning tools. For example, illustrations that support the Spanish text…

You can turn this routine worksheet into an effective Spanish learning tool by using the pictures in different ways.  This…

If you have ever misplaced your keys, you know how you think of the word “where” as you search for…

In addition to using tener to talk about what we have, we often use tener to express the way we…

Online games for kids teach farm animals in Spanish.

This is a set of activities designed for native Spanish speakers to practice farm animal vocabulary and numbers.  The activities…

Talking about pictures is a good way to speak Spanish with your child.  The images give the Spanish words context…

This is the Spanish version of the traditional song “The Green Grass Grew All Around.” It has lots of Spanish…

Rhymes and songs are a wonderful way for children to produce Spanish.  The rhythm and rhyme help them pronounce the…

This game is designed to teach opposites to native Spanish speakers, but it is also a great online game for…

Listening to songs is one of the best ways for children to learn Spanish verbs and correct Spanish pronunciation. Singing…

¡Quiero mi plátano! (I want my banana!) is an excellent book for introducing or reinforcing the Spanish verb querer, to…

Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí?Oso pardo, oso pardo ¿qué ves ahí?, the Spanish translation of this classic, is…

Look at the picture with your child. Read the questions that follow and answer them together. Do not worry about…

Las gallinas de la señora Sato tells a simple story in Spanish with both sequence and repetition. It moves through…

Structure interactions in Spanish so that your child has fun and is successful. The following steps will help you teach…

This simple Spanish circle activity is great for a family, a group of friends, day cares or classes.  It uses…

This a wonderful video of a child making the animal sounds.  ¿Cómo hace …? (What does…say?) is the question that…

In this free online Spanish game, kids match pictures of animals to their names. It is on the website Interpeques…

Picture books in Spanish will often have vocabulary that your child does not know.  Even simple books, about familiar topics…

I usually introduce a few common farm animals after talking about pets. el caballo – horse la vaca – cow…

It is important to introduce words that are relevant to your child’s life and related to your child’s interests. Many…