Spanish games and apps for children learning language.

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Thanksgiving coloring pages in Spanish to teach children vocabulary.

This coloring page is a part of a set of Thanksgiving coloring pages with vocabulary. It is a good way to practice Spanish transportation words. The sentence at the top says Doy gracias por los medios de transporte (I’m thankful for transportation). It is a excellent prompt for talking about different forms of transportation because in addition to naming them, you can talk about when we use them and how they make our lives easier. Thanksgiving Coloring Pages Download the…

Thanksgiving activities for kids teach gratitude and why it is important.

Journey to the Gratitude Garden or Viaje al jardín de la gratitud is without a doubt one of the best Thanksgiving activities for kids that I have seen. Leanna at All Done Monkey created this activity and has generously agreed to let me share it here for Spanish learners. Please refer to Journey to the Gratitude Garden: Activity for Thanksgiving on her blog for a description of how to do this wonderful activity. El viaje al jardín de la gratitud…

A list of inexpensive supplies to teach language to kids.

I am always looking for materials that make teaching Spanish to young children easier. Because my littlest students do not read and write yet, I need activities to engage them and support the meaning of the language. When I look for supplies to teach language, I try to find material that is: inexpensive hands-on easy to transport interesting to kids useful in creating a story I use these 10 supplies to teach language all the time and can usually make…

Hispanic heritage month activity with kids.

This post is a part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Blog Hop sponsored by Multicultural Kid Blogs. This group of parents and educators has come together to share great resources for celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. We are also giving away fabulous prizes. Enter the giveaway below! Cooking is a great language activity for so many reasons! It is hands-on and an activity that parents and kids do together. Like language, cooking takes practice, so there is lots of built-in repetition…

Spanish vocabulary for games in an e-book.

Many classic games and activities are good opportunities to speak Spanish with children. You can play tic-tac-toe with all kinds of Spanish vocabulary, talk about the picture as you do a jigsaw puzzle, and use lots of language as you draw with kids. As you do these activities it is important to use phrases that incorporate Spanish vocabulary and support the language. For example, by talking about the picture you are drawing or what you see on a puzzle piece…

sand writing

This online tool has the fun effect of writing in the sand. Of course, you can do the same activity with real sand or salt. Do both to double the Spanish play! This is an easy way to make writing Spanish words or drawing simple pictures more entertaining. In the online activity, kids are using the mouse or touchpad, so writing long sentences is harder. It is also not easy to write long sentences in real sand or salt. Try…

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