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Spanish for Kids

Dos and don'ts for parents of Spanish learners.

I get lots questions from parents about how they can help Spanish learners if they only speak English. There is no denying that it easier to support Spanish learners if you speak the language, but parents play an important role in a child’s education regardless of their knowledge of the subject matter. Below you will find 10 dos and don’ts…

10 Spanish Halloween jokes for kids.

Jokes in Spanish are a fun way of practicing vocabulary, listening and speaking skills with kids learning Spanish. Below are 10 Spanish Halloween jokes. They feature witches, vampires, skeletons, ghosts, cemeteries and dead guys. Like jokes, cartoons or comics are a fun way for kids to practice Spanish. They often have visual support to make them easier to understand. Here…

Spanish learning songs from Rockalingua on a new downloadable CD.

Rockalingua has a new CD available to download. This is their second CD, titled ¿Cómo te llamas?. The CD contains 11 fun, catchy songs to teach Spanish to kids. You can listen to samples of the songs on the song section of the site. To celebrate their new CD, Rockalingua is giving away two copies to two Spanish Playground readers…

Speak Spanish with kids with these 5 activities.

It’s Friday and time to speak Spanish with kids using the Friday Five. These activities do not take much work to prepare and teach basic vocabulary that all kids learning Spanish should know. For children who speak Spanish at a higher level, they serve as a review of common words and structures. Use them to speak Spanish with your kids…

These five behaviors are important good manners for kids learning Spanish.

Whether you are teaching an elementary Spanish class or passing on Spanish to your children, it is important to teach children good manners. We all teach kids to say gracias and por favor, but there are culturally appropriate behaviors that children need to know. These five behaviors are considered good manners throughout Latin America. Of course, these are good manners…

Elementary Spanish program from Spanish for you is an fun way for kids to learn.

Spanish for You! is a curriculum for grades 3-8. It is an elementary Spanish program for self-study, homeschool, or classroom use. This elementary Spanish program was created by a teacher as an affordable, easy-to-use way to engage children with the language and also teaches grammar basics. I have written about the Spanish for You! program previously, and I’m happy to…