Tag: spanish books

These Spanish read aloud books have common vocabuary to aid language learning.

Reading aloud to children is one of the best ways to expose them to Spanish. Illustrations and the context of…

Spanish picture books teach children vocabulary and content.

When I was teaching my kids Spanish as they were growing up, I searched constantly for quality books. We spent…

Delia Berlin has written an engaging Spanish story about eating well and staying healthy.

The charming new Spanish-language picture book by Delia Berlin, Dieta de Lunares, reminds children of the importance of eating well…

Bilingual picture books about natural resources and our connection to the Earth.

Lee & Low recently sent me their two new bilingual picture books. These beautiful books celebrate the Earth and its…

Spanish chapter books for language learners from Open Road Español

Enter the giveaway below and win one of the Boxcar Children ebooks! We all know that choosing books in Spanish…

Spanish ebooks for kids published by Open Road Español.

We do not usually think about connecting with the publishers of the books we read. Instead, we tend to think…

Bilingual children's books in English and Spanish for language learners.

One of my favorite parts of writing Spanish Playground is discovering new authors. This week I have had the opportunity…

Multicultural books for children from Libros Arellano.

I am sharing Miguel ayuda en la oficina de la pediatra as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

Find children's books in Spanish by searching publishers.

Finding quality children’s books in Spanish is a challenge. Searching online stores can be frustrating because often the books are…

Bilingual books by Delia Berlin are an excellent choice for kids learning Spanish.

Delia Berlin is a children’s author from Argentina. Now living in the US, she has written two enchanting bilingual books…

A book celebrating the uniqueness of multicultural kids.

I am sharing Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/Marisol McDonald no combina as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

spanish flip book

This Spanish flip book is an easy way for students to practice using vocabulary in common sentence structures. One word…

Stories in Spanish from to read aloud to kids.

Since I wrote this article, Lee & Low has modified their web site and changed the structure slightly. The stories…

Spanish books for children published by Libros Arellano.

Let’s give a warm welcome to Libros Arellano! I have been waiting for years for more Spanish children’s books by…

A spanish story for kids with yoga.

If you are looking for a fun language activity or a Spanish story for kids, this picture book is a…

Cuentos infantiles nuevos de Barefoot Books

These three stories from Barefoot Books have a prince or princess and a charming fairy tale setting. They also have…

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.

This post has an affiliate link. Thanks for supporting Spanish Playground! Taro Gomi’s book My Friends/Mis amigos is one of…

online spanish books children argentina

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

spanish reading printable book 2

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

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…

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…

spanish story for kids

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…

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…

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…

These patterns of common objects from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt can be used in lots of ways with children learning Spanish…

spanish books for children

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

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

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

Tito, the Firefighter/Tito, el bombero (Bilingual)Tito, the Firefighter / Tito, el bombero is an excellent choice for children beginning to…

Let’s Eat!/A Comer! (My Family: Mi familia)rel=”nofollow”Let’s Eat! / ¡A comer! is a picture book in Spanish and English by…

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…

Quienquiera que seas (Libros Viajeros) (Spanish Edition)Quienquiera que seas is the equally beautiful Spanish translation by Alma Flor Ada and…

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…

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…