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Spanish for Kids

These Spanish speaking activities can be used with any video clip and are fun for kids.

Video clips with the sound turned off are a wonderful resource for speaking activities. They provide images to talk about, normal settings and lots of repetition. The speaking activities below are fun and easy to do with kids of any age. I started playing games like these with my kids on airplanes. We didn’t get headphones for the movies and…

A Spanish reading comprehension activity for kids.

Isn’t Drago precioso? This photo was one of several taken for another project. I didn’t need it, but it was so cute I wanted to find a way to use it. I decided the picture was perfect for a short Spanish reading comprehension activity for beginning learners. It also makes a fun speaking activity. The photo gives kids learning Spanish…

Five quick Spanish activities for fun with kids.

It’s time for the Friday Five! Use these activities for quick Spanish fun this weekend or come back to them whenever you need inspiration. They do not require much preparation, if any, and can be done in a short time. If you want more practice, try two or three of these quick Spanish ideas. 1. Learn Spanish vegetable vocabulary making…

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 Reading Series. The series is sponsored by Multicultural Kid Blogs. It is an opportunity to discover wonderful children’s literature and share our favorite multicultural books with other parents and teachers. Along with being a wonderful story, Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/Marisol…

A flip book in Spanish to teach children the verb ver.

The verb forms ves and veo are some of the first ones I teach my students. Ver is high-frequency vocabulary and also so useful for games and activities. I made this flip book in Spanish as one of the activities I do to teach ver. It goes with my video, Los juguetes del mercado.  We also read Oso Pardo Oso…

A list of the best websites for kids learning Spanish.

Websites can be a useful way to give kids more exposure to Spanish and help them stay in contact with the language during the summer. After a long day at the pool or the park, an online game can be a good way to rest and get out the sun for a little while. These free websites for kids have…