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Hands-on Spanish games using stick bombs teach children vocabulary.

I’m always looking for hands-on Spanish games. The more kids physically interact with words by moving them and ordering them, the more likely they are to remember them. Hands-on Spanish games also keep my most active students engaged and having fun. Recently FrugalFun4Boys.com had a post about making stick bombs with wooden craft (Popsicle) sticks. I use wooden craft sticks…

Spanish Valentine phrases for kids to use in cards.

I think the cutest Valentine’s cards are the ones kids make themselves. You can find tons of fun ideas for using different shapes and materials online. If you have kids who like to do crafts, making cards and adding Spanish Valentine phrases is an excellent language activity. These are common Spanish Valentine phrases that children can add to cards for…

Spanish learning songs from Rockalingua on a new downloadable CD.

At Spanish Playground, we are big fans of Rockalingua. We are happy to be giving away a one-year teacher subscription to all of their fabulous content, and 2 copies of their DVD of Spanish learning songs and videos. The DVD has 13 excellent music videos with Spanish learning songs that kids will love. You can learn more about all the…

A printable list of Spanish rhymes for kids to greet each other and use when playing.

My students have lots of fun playing and experimenting with rhyme. Spanish rhymes are easy to make and recognize, partly because of verb forms: habló, bailó, cantó, hablando, bailando, cantando, etc. Playing with Spanish rhymes, children explore the mechanics of language. They find out how language works and become familiar with the relationship between sounds and letters – information that…

Spanish winter words and activities for language learners.

We have turned the corner on winter and the days are getting longer! There is still plenty of cold left though. For many of us, cold and winter create the context for the language we use with kids. It determines the clothes they wear, the games they play and how they feel. Spanish winter words are a natural part of…

Spanish vocabulary listening and speaking practice.

On the website created by LanguageGuide.org, users move the mouse over an image to hear vocabulary pronounced. The images and sound files are arranged by category. The categories include numbers, body parts, animals, house words and more. There are many languages available, and for Spanish you can choose vocabulary from Mexico or Spain. You can use this site to practice…