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Bilingual Book | Spanish Playground

Finding the Music / En pos de la música is a wonderful new bilingual book by Jennifer Torres. Published by Lee & Low, it has a rich setting, convincing drama and characters you would like to have as friends. This picture book is an excellent choice for Spanish language learners and native speakers. Finding the Music / En pos de…

Poem in Your Pocket Day is a perfect occasion for kids to share Spanish poems.

This year, we celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 30. It is part of National Poetry Month and encourages us all to share poems. The idea is that you carry the poem in your pocket and read it to the people you meet during the day. Read more about Poem in Your Pocket Day on Poets.org. The annual…

Spanish chicken song favorites to sing with kids learning language.

Are you looking for a Spanish chicken song to use with language learners? You can find a Spanish chicken song, or a song about chicks or roosters, at the right level for any child or class. There are lots of chickens in Spanish songs for kids! With beginners, you might choose a simple song that focuses on the sounds that…

Short Spanish poems by Douglas Wright about spring.

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with these short Spanish poems about spring. They are by Douglas Wright, a well-known artist, poet and author from Argentina. He generously shares his work on his blog El jardín de Douglas and gives me permission to share it on Spanish Playground. Douglas Wright illustrates his work. Kids love the drawings, and the art…

Free online Spanish games teach basic structures and vocabulary to kids.

Calico Spanish is an wonderful elementary Spanish curriculum. In addition to their classroom and homeschool materials, they offer an excellent set of free online Spanish games and videos. These resources are a part of the Calico Spanish curriculum, but are accessible to everyone. Free Online Spanish Games The games created by Calico include matching, flashcards and concentration. The content of…

Five Spanish YouTube channels with authentic language videos for kids.

YouTube is a fabulous source of authentic language for young Spanish learners. Of course, the videos need to be selected with care. Kids also need support to create an effective, positive learning experience. Below are a 5 Spanish YouTube channels with videos that can be used successfully with language learners. You have to choose the videos kids watch from these…