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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 friends, family and teachers. Some lend themselves to specific shapes related to a key word, while others are general Spanish…

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 helps them decode the sounds that make up words when they are reading. Playing with Spanish rhymes also helps build…

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 our daily routine. Try these activities to talk about winter with your language learners. Activities with Spanish Winter Words Printable…

Online Spanish stories for pre-readers, Spanish learners and children with special needs.

Aprendices Visuales creates online Spanish stories supported by pictograms. In the description of the project, the creators explain that the goal is to provide children with special needs, pre-readers, and others with stories that have additional visual support. This is an excellent resource for language learners. Aprendices Visuales has two collections of stories: Aprende and Disfruta. There are 15 stories in the collection titled Aprende. These online Spanish stories use lots of basic vocabulary. Some center around places: el parque…

Printable pages for kids to practice Spanish color words.

Spanish color words are some of the first vocabulary children learn. I introduce colors in context, with other words, so that children hear how the adjectives agree. I also teach the structure es de color… so that kids can produce correct sentences right away. With these printables, kids color the letters of the Spanish color words to match the meaning. I include small pictures and in my classes I let kids can color the drawings however they like. Then we…

Top Spanish activities for kids in 2014 from Spanish Playground.

In 2014, readers viewed almost 2 million pages (1,966,896 page views from Jan 1- Dec 30) on Spanish Playground. Which Spanish activities were viewed most often? You can find them listed below. Of course, what was most popular has a lot to do with Google search results, but it also tells me that teachers and parents continue to look for easy-to-use, communicative Spanish activities. You are also looking for more sources with ideas to engage kids with language in creative…

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