Tag: spanish books for kids

Readers theater script to print and use with kids learning Spanish.

Readers theater is an excellent language activity for Spanish language learners. I’m excited that Custom Literacy has published their first…

Activities for a picture book to teach Spanish animals.

Taro Gomi’s book My Friends/Mis amigos is one of my favorites to read with kids. The book teaches Spanish animals…

Picture book in Spanish by Alma Flor Ada with an Easter theme.

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about the Spanish story La sorpresa de…

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Throughout Latin America, governments have established programs to promote literacy and an appreciation for literature. Argentina created el Plan Nacional…

spanish stories for kids nos fuimos

In my work with Spanish learners, of course I look for picture books that teach Latino culture. Given that, it…

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One of the most exciting things about working on Spanish Playground is sharing innovative materials like the books from Custom…

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

Kids Yoga Stories weave yoga poses into the narrative. These stories are available in English and Spanish, and the Spanish…

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…

El fandango de Lola is a story about individualism and family, about finding talents and sharing them with people you…

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about a Day of the Dead book…

spanish story buenas noches

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

Oso en el trabajo is a Spanish language picture book that follows Oso, un cartero, as he delivers mail to…

In this article, Barefoot Books Ambassador Jen Bennett shares her vision for teaching her kids Spanish and talks about Spanish…

Nos vamos a México is picture book that teaches both language and culture to kids learning Spanish.

Nos vamos a México by Laura Krebs is one of my favorite Spanish stories for kids. This beautiful book is…

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

spanish story for kids brown bear

Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? is the translation of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?. This…

Recently, I wrote about a wonderful yoga story in Spanish, Lucas en un día en la playa. The Spanish coloring…

spanish story for children vaca

La vaca que decía oink by Bernard Most is a story in Spanish for children. This book review was contributed by…

Kids Yoga Stories has another wonderful Spanish story for children. Lucas en un día en la playa integrates yoga into…

Stress Free Kids publishes audio and picture books that help children reduce stress and lower anxiety. These stories are available…

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winners, entries 11 and 18, Melissa and Katie. Winners were chosen using…

Award-winning author Carole Roman has written a lovely picture book to introduce young children to the country and culture of…

These Spanish online stories were created by a group of teachers in Montville, Connecticut. Each story is followed by a…

Spanish story with yoga poses integrated into the text engages kids with language.

I am so excited to be able to share this book with Spanish Playground readers. Sofía en una aventura por…

I recently asked readers to share the title of a book they enjoyed reading with their children or classes. These…

This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to the winner Jodi Monroy! Thanks to everyone for entering, for the great book list…

spanish books for children

With Christmas coming, I know that lots of us are looking for gifts for Spanish language learners. Parents of my…

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Spanish books are the perfect gift for children learning the language! Sonrisas Spanish School is having a picture book sale…

Spanish elementary curriculum

Sonrisas Spanish School publishes a preschool and elementary Spanish curriculum. The founders, Brooks and Blue Lindner, also have a blog…

I am really excited to share this set of six little story books for Spanish language learners. The set is…

Congratulations to Ashlee Resch and Maritza, the winners of this giveaway! I have two sets of Spanish activity books and…

Tesoros de lectura is a Spanish reading program from MacMillan/McGraw-Hill. It is the counterpart to the English program, Treasures. As…

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

                   Heritage Language bilingual books with audio CDs are a wonderful resource for teaching Spanish to children. This innovative company…

I have recommended the Caballo alado clásico collection of Spanish stories with audio CDs to parents many times. Last week…

Use this Spanish ebook to talk about size words with kids.

Grande y pequeño is a Spanish ebook for parents and teachers to read with young language learners. The repetition helps…

¿Uno? ¿Dos? ¿Tal vez tres? is a Spanish ebook for parents and teachers to read with young language learners. The…

Tito, the Firefighter / Tito, el bombero, by Tim Hoppey, is a picture book about being bilingual. It is the…

Storybird is such an amazing resource that it is hard to know where to begin to write about it. It…

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

Fiesta Femenina is a collection of captivating stories with wonderful characters.  They are drawn from the legends of the indigenous…

If you read your children picture books that have been translated from English to Spanish, you have probably had moments…

Whoever you are is a beautiful book with a moving message about our common humanity. It is by Australian author…

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

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

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

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

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…

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

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

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

Using Spanish to talk about information that your child already knows is an effective way of exposing her to the…

Learning about the water cycle in Spanish children learn content and new language.

One of the biggest challenges for Spanish teachers and parents teaching Spanish to their children is providing sufficient input at…

This printable book in Spanish has common vocabulary and a simple, repeated sentence structure.  The title is El muñeco de…

¡Es hora de ir al colegio! (It’s Time to Go to School!)  is a printable mini-book in Spanish. It is…

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

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

Children are familiar with the concepts and vocabulary related to the seasons of the year.  Using this knowledge, they can…