Spanish games and apps for children learning language.

Category: Books and Stories

spanish story valentines day

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about the Spanish story Adivina cuánto te quiero by Sam McBratney. This delightful story of filial love is one that will charm children and is also very practical for teaching Spanish. The story begins with the little hare, Caramelo, saying to his dad, “Adivina cuánto te quiero.” (“Guess how much I love you.”) Then, Caramelo tries to demonstrate to his dad how much he loves him in…

spanish story activities vivamos la granja

Vivamos la granja is a rhyming story that playfully introduces children to life on a farm.  It is written by Jan Dobbins and illustrated by Laura Huliska-Beith. The book comes with an audio CD that sings the story, a wonderful Spanish language learning experience for children. You can purchase Vivamos la granja from Barefoot Books. Children love the family and animals depicted in this beautiful book. The illustrations are full of captivating detail, and give parents and children plenty of…

Spanish picture books 2kk

2 Kurious Kids Second Adventure: Mexico is a picture book by Heidi Gill. It is intended for children ages three to eight as an introduction to Spanish. The book is available from 2 Kurious Kids. The story is in English, but each page includes a list of Spanish words. The words are associated with the illustration and are either vocabulary for objects in the picture or for an appropriate expression such as adiós or buenas noches. The story itself is…

multicultural book club

Join the Multicultural Kid Blogs Book Club as we begin 2014 by reading Family on the Loose: The Art of Traveling with Kids. – In weekly posts, Multicultural Kid Bloggers will discuss Family on the Loose and share their own travel stories and tips. – On March 6, Author Ashley Steel answers questions about the book and traveling with her family. – Read along and join the conversation as we talk about our experiences and plan for new adventures! The…

spanish stories kids no combina

I recently had the opportunity to write about two wonderful bilingual picture books. Marisol McDonald no combina and Marisol McDonald y la fiesta sin igual are written by Monica Brown and illustrated by Sara Palacios. Read more about the books and my extension activities for language learners. Lee & Low publishes these books and has generously provided two copies of each for me to give to two Spanish Playground readers. Read more about Lee & Low and see the product…

Kids Yoga Stories weave yoga poses into the narrative. These stories are available in English and Spanish, and the Spanish book Lucas en un Día en la Playa is a fun way to introduce children to the animals of Australia as they learn lots of beach-related vocabulary. It is available from Kids Yoga Stories and on Amazon. Lucas en un Día en la Playa is the story of a class trip to the beach. As the students in the story…

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