Tag: Spanish words

Learn Spanish with Pictures helps you teach Spanish to children by talking about pictures, like these photographs of dolphins. Following…

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

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…

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

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

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…

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

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…

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

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

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

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…

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…

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)…

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

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…

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…

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

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

This online game teaches children the parts of the face and head in Spanish. It can also teach other common…

Movies and television are excellent sources of authentic language for children and teens learning Spanish.  Young people all over the…

This post of gifts for children learning Spanish has been update for 2015. Find the new gift guide here. Gifts for…

Ways to express appreciation and for giving thanks in Spanish.

Many children learn to say thank you in Spanish when they are little even if they are not learning more…

Kids practice natural world and five sense vocabulary with this pretty poem in Spanish.

Spanish poems to use in an elementary language classroom can be hard to find. One of my favorite resources is…

I love these P’kolino multi-solution puzzles for teaching body parts and colors in Spanish.  There are many ways to do…

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

Recently,  I have had several parents ask for recommendations for toys to give as gifts to their children who are…

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

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

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

Children naturally play with language as they learn, experimenting with Spanish rhyme and rhythm. In English, they say “See ya…

Counting is one of the first things that many children learn in Spanish. It is logical that they learn the…

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

This is a game that involves odd and even numbers, guessing, and counting in Spanish. It is called Pares o…

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

Expressions of courtesy are a part of our daily interactions. If a child is learning Spanish, these polite words should…

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

These online activities are designed for native Spanish speakers, but they work well for Spanish language learners. Because the activities …

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

This simple game is called Encuentre el bebé (Find the Baby). Each screen presents a different scene, such as a…

There are several children’s songs in Spanish that teach or reinforce the question word dónde (where). These songs also teach…

Many games and activities are effective tools for teaching the question words in Spanish.  One of the first question words…

Veo, veo is I spy in Spanish. This online game is for designed to teach native Spanish speakers the letter…

This song, Si tú tienes muchas ganas de aplaudir (If you feel a lot like clapping) is the Spanish version…

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