Tag: spanish games for kids

This online game is a good way to practice Spanish color words. It is from Spanishspanish and players hear and…

I write about lots of traditional playground games, hand-clapping games and jump rope rhymes that children play in Spanish. Recently…

Spanish questions for games teach kids vocabulary and verbs.

These questions in Spanish are useful for all kinds of activities, including board games, classroom games or just asking each…

These two online games are from Educapeques. They are designed to teach basic concepts and prepositions to native Spanish speakers…

Spanish vocabulary games about animals teach nouns and verbs in a fun way.

I use picture cards for all kinds of games and activities. This PDF has the following sets for 12 animals:…

Spanish questions for games and activities with language learners.

These Spanish questions are based on vocabulary children learn early in their exposure to the language. The questions include words…

Spanish questions for beginners to use in games.

This set of Spanish questions is based on some of the first vocabulary that children learn. The questions include words…

Spanish conversation questions to use with kids at Easter.

Easter is just a few days away and many of us will be spending time with friends and family. These…

Add context to this Spanish Easter word search to make it meaningul language.

Below you will find a word search with Spanish Easter vocabulary. The words go in all directions, including backwards. The…

Preschoolers love imaginative play, so we do lots of it in my classes. One game that is always a big…

Basic knowledge questions in Spanish to use in activities with kids.

Una preguntita is a continually growing collection of questions that encourage kids to draw on information they know to understand…

In this printable Spanish board game, kids move around the board by clapping and counting the number of syllables in…

Spanish color game teaches children color vocabulary and color mixing.

Discovery Kids has created a Spanish color game called El juego de los colores. The game has wonderful, clear audio…

General knowledge questions in Spanish for fun and learning.

Una preguntita is a continually growing collection of questions that encourage kids to draw on information they know to understand…

Spanish games for kids using plastic eggs.

This time of year there are lots of plastic eggs around. If you find yourself with a few extra, consider…

In the game La Rueda del Saber, the Wheel of Knowledge, players answer questions in different categories. This online version…

This new activity from OnlineFreeSpanish introduces children to the concept of the gender of nouns in Spanish. There is a…

This is the simplest activity ever, but children produce lots of Spanish as we play and they associate the words…

spanish song for children mummy

1, 2, 3 Momia Es is a playground game kids play in South America. In Mexico, the same game is…

A Spanish Valentine game for kids where they complete a rhyme.

This is a Spanish Valentine game based on completing a two-line rhyme with a silly word. I do it with…

Sticky notes have to be one of the handiest inventions ever. In addition to keeping us organized, they are wonderful…

Teaching words as opposites, antónimos or opuestos, increases a child’s Spanish vocabulary. The relationship between the two concepts helps kids…

spanish game for kids

I play this simple Spanish game for kids with students and they love it. I usually play with preschoolers, but…

These online Spanish games to teach letters are from the Ministerio de Educación of Spain. They are part of a…

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

Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a common word and try to guess what it is. This is…

These two sites have online Spanish games that kids can use to practice vocabulary related to different professions. The first…

I made this game recently to play with several of my private students who are learning to read, but it…

Spanish rhyming word cards for kids to play a variety of games.

These two sets of printable Spanish cards have pictures of words that rhyme. There are thirty pairs, sixty words in…

iPad apps for kids provide fun ways to practice a language. Gus on the Go is an app for learning…

My children played this game in Spanish all the time with their friends in Mexico. They call it Basta, but…

This activity involves acting out a series of movements with prepositions, like encima de una silla or debajo de una…

Online Spanish games for kids from the publisher Teide.

These online Spanish games are provided by the Spanish publisher Editorial Teide as support for their textbooks. They are designed…

This online game in Spanish teaches children about the five senses. La máquina de los sentidos is a game from…

The title of this traditional Spanish number game, a pares y nones, means evens and odds in English. It is…

The Noyo Spanish Vocab app for iPad is a supplemental vocabulary builder for beginning Spanish learners. It is available from…

Can you guess this word? Listen to this short Spanish audio description of a word that we often associate with…

This game has moved since the time I wrote the post. I’ll update the link if I can find a…

I have played this game with kids of all ages to practice Spanish vocabulary. I call it Aquí tenemos… (Here we…

OnlineFreeSpanish has a great set of Earth Day activities for Spanish language learners. The games teach vocabulary related to the…

This traditional Spanish game is fun and active.

Mar y tierra is a traditional Spanish game kids play at recess. It is very simple and it can be…

This online game has falling pictures of words that contain the syllables ca, co, cu, que and qui.  Using the…

Kids can practice Spanish days of the week, months and numbers with this online activity. It is simple, but excellent…

Spanish game for Valentines Day matches verbs and pronouns.

This Valentine’s Day game is a version of memory. I based the cards on the phrases on candy conversation hearts…

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

This Spanish game has rhythm and clapping.

The traditional Spanish game, Debajo del puente (Under the Bridge), has several versions. It is a hand-clapping game and is…

This printable Spanish cootie catcher teaches vocabulary for colors, animals and Christmas.

This Spanish game is a comecocos or a sacapiojos. In English, it is called a cootie-catcher, a chatterbox or a…

This is a game I play with kids to practice the verbs ver, querer and tener in the first person…

This free online game is the perfect first game for children starting to learn Spanish. Kids do not have to…

This resouce has moved since I wrote the post. If I can find the materials, I’ll update the link. These…

I use this simple game, He pensado un número, to review numbers in Spanish and teach mayor (greater) and menor…

It is fall, and in Wisconsin we have calabazas, or pumpkins, everywhere! 1,2,3 Calabaza is a traditional game children play…

These online games are a really good way to practice numbers in Spanish. Kids match the number they hear to…

At the end of my last post, I mentioned a video of a clapping game with cups called Escatumbararibê. The…

My students really like clapping patterns with Spanish words. I keep it simple by using a combination of beats on…

The games on Jugarjuntos.com are designed for native Spanish speakers, but they work well with young Spanish language learners too…

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

There are several Spanish versions of London Bridge, the British children’s song. In Spanish it is called Este puente va…

You can use this simple dice game to practice specific vocabulary with children who are learning Spanish. To play this…

I use dice games in my Spanish classes and also as a take-home activity. The games are easily adapted for…