Tag: learn Spanish online

In this video, two children are describing a common word in Spanish. The video is just one minute long, but…

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

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

This is a popular Spanish language song and game based on opposites. Kids play it in lots of Latin American…

Help your child learn Spanish by talking about this wonderful photograph. The questions that follow, like all the Learn Spanish…

When my kids were younger, we always headed to Mexico about this time of year. This summer we will be…

Are you learning Spanish with your child? Have you studied Spanish, but would appreciate a chance to review? Rocket Spanish…

Kokone Mínimo is a website from Mexico designed to introduce children to basic vocabulary and concepts in their native Spanish…

This is one of a series of videos called Adivina la palabra de hoy (Guess Today’s Word). The series is…

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

This short video from Discovery Kids lends itself to lots of Spanish learning activities. As Doki paints a picture, he…

Kids can learn lots of Spanish from a text-rich environment at home or in a classroom.  Posters, signs, bookmarks, screensavers…

Use this photo and the questions that follow to help children learn Spanish. Like the other Learn Spanish with Pictures…

Learn Spanish with pictures like this photo of a mom and baby on a beach.

Talking about pictures is a great way to speak Spanish with children. The activities in Learn Spanish with Pictures are…

Learn Spanish with Pictures helps you teach Spanish to children by talking to them about a photograph. The type of…

This collection of  drawings is called Las caras de Zanahorio (The faces of Mr. Carrot) and they are an entertaining…

Spanish, like other languages, has many ways to express even the most basic ideas. Sí and no are usually the…

This website is great for talking about food in Spanish, especially if you are taking your children with you to…

Me gusta contar (I like to count) is a Spanish counting song. I like this song because it teaches kids…

Descubre las palabras del cuerpo humano is a good activity for children who are learning to read and write the…

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

This song teaches the days of the week in Spanish. It is from Los pimpollos, an educational television program from…

This is a set of online activities to introduce and teach the body parts in Spanish. It is part of…

I am a big fan of mini-books, so I was happy to see that OnlineFreeSpanish has added a selection of…

This poem by Douglas Wright teaches questions and adjectives to kids learning Spanish.

Douglas Wright is a well-known children’s author and illustrator from Argentina. His poems deal with the experiences of children and…

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

These are my favorite bilingual picture books to read to kids.  Margaret speaks English and Margarita speaks Spanish and reading…

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

Hand clapping games are a good way to engage children actively with the Spanish language. Por aquí pasó un caballo…

PBS has launched the web-original series Noah comprende to introduce children to Spanish and also to the process of language…

Earth Day, El día de la Tierra, is April 22, and children will be hearing and thinking about how to…

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

This is fun and effective song for teaching Spanish to children.  The tune and the actions make it fun. The…

These online Spanish games involve matching simple text to the correct picture. You change objects in a scene to make…

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

This weekend you may have celebrated Children’s Book Day. If you work with Spanish language learners, you may also want…

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

This game, Pelota de ping pong (Ping pong ball), has a simple song in Spanish, lots of movement, and takes…

is a set of activities for native speakers who are learning to read and write. Two of the activities in…

You can use El Señor Cara de Papa (or El Señor Cara de Patata, as he is known in Spain)…

Movement and music are valuable tools for teaching Spanish to children. Combining the two, children process the language at a…

The website OnlineFreeSpanish.com has lots of entertaining activities and games for Spanish language learners.  For children learning the letters in…

Spanish website for kids with games and audio from el Centro Virtual Cervantes.

Mi mundo en palabras is part of the Centro Virtual Cervantes, a website from the Instituto Cervantes of Spain.  It…

I have had a few email exchanges recently with readers of Spanish Playground who are learning Spanish with their children…

Matemáticas en todos lados is a free Sesame Street Spanish language video available on Amazon Instant Video.  It is Episode…

This activity involves listening to instructions that describe a location and then clicking on the object in that location.  Native…

Word problems that practice basic math skills use important Spanish verbs to express the problem that children need to solve…

For all of my classes, I have a set of short, entertaining activities to fall back on at times when…

My kids learned a lot of Spanish through popular music.  When they were small, we listened to music in Spanish…

Valentine’s day in Spanish is Día del amor y la amistad (The day of love and friendship), Día de San…

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

I recently wrote about a song to teach children the vowel sounds in Spanish. The song A,E,I,O,U is by Carolina…

This is a great set of online activities for introducing the body parts in Spanish or for focused practice with…

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

My son A is 23 and he just got back from visiting my daughter, K, in Lima, Peru. He was…

In English, we associate learning vowel sounds with learning to read. However, children who are learning Spanish should learn the…

Try speaking Spanish with your child by playing with the I Spy cards. The bright cards with their assortment of…

The game Veo, Veo in Spanish is I Spy in English. In addition to the guessing game that children play…

Veo veo is a great game to play with children learning Spanish.

The game I Spy is Veo, veo in Spanish, and it begins with a simple rhyme – a question-answer exchange…

Children can draw on information they already know to understand new Spanish vocabulary and structures.  When teachers and parents talk…