Spanish game to practice vocabulary. This game combines movement, repetition and objects or pictures to help children learn Spanish words. You can play with different levels, different size groups and you don't need any special materials.
Play Sol y sombra, a variation of the traditional game Mar y tierra. Line up along the edge of the shadow of a tree or building. The leader calls out sol or sombra and the others players jump to the correct space. For example, she might call sombra, sol, sol, sombra, sombra, sol. Players jump in place if they do not have to cross the line. Like Simon Says, the goal is to trick players into jumping in the wrong space.
We all know how important it is to be physically active with our niños, and we want that activity to be fun. Jumping rope will have your kids laughing and their hearts racing at the same time. As they jump, these rhymes will work their way into those cabecitas so that years from now your nietos will be chanting the same words.
BabyRadio is Internet radio in Spanish for children. It is from Spain, and you can read a post I wrote about their programming here: Spanish songs, games and stories from BabyRadio. BabyRadio recently started a YouTube ...
Spanish stories with audio and materials - a great resource for parents and teachers working with kids learning Spanish! These online stories are familiar, have native-speaker pronunciation and teach lots of language.
Spanish songs for kids on the Spanish Playground YouTube channel. These songs are carefully chosen for Spanish language learners considering repetition, vocabulary, tempo, actions, culture and other factors.
Los numeros, the numbers 1 to 10 in spanish, Learn Spanish with our free online tutorial with audio, cultural notes, grammar, vocabulary, verbs drills, and links to helpful sites. (How to Teach Young Children to Count in Spanish?
The following websites provide free Cinco de Mayo printables: First-Preschool: Coloring pages, patterns, crafts and worksheets. A to Z Teacher Stuff: Cinco de Mayo printables, coloring pages, activities and word searches ...
Spanish Mother's Day cards and activities. These printable cards and video-story for Día de la Madre are an excellent way to celebrate. There are coloring pages for the video story and a variety of cards that you can personalize and print.
KidscreenOh Noah adds Spanish content to web seriesKidscreenOh Noah!, PBS Kids Go!'s comedic, problem-solving web series for kids ages six to eight, has launched new animated interactive videos and games that help kids learn Spanish.
My kids loved libritos when they were small. The little pages were the right size for their hands and they would color the books just the way they wanted.
My students like making mini-books too, especially one I think of as the “add-a-sticker” librito. These books have an object or simple background on each page as a setting. Children use identical stickers to add a “character” and create a wordless book. Then they can tell their story. This is a wonderful language activity for kids learning Spanish...
PEEP and the Big Wide World introduces kids to science and has a super website with Spanish language resources. By observing and describing the basis of science, kids learn Spanish as they associate words with what they see. Kids learn science by doing, and hands-on is the best way to learn a language too!
Kids learn Spanish talking about this great photograph. The activity is carefully structured to help children learn vocabulary and gain confidence speaking. A description of the photo, questions, vocabulary and a translation are included.
Spanish curriculum for elementary school students introduces kids to Spanish and effectively moves them to speaking, reading and writing the language. Through games, art, music and activities children learn the language and culture.
Educational Spanish songs for children. Hundreds of songs with the lyrics, music, sound files and suggestions for teaching. This is a fabulous resource for any parent or teacher working with children learning Spanish.
Spanish rhyme with actions for preschoolers. Children learn Spanish as they reach their hands up to the sky and down to the ground. This simple, traditional rhyme is easy for little children to learn and fun to recite.