Spanish games and apps for children learning language.

Category: Toys and Games

Spanish learning games for kids in middle school.

Recently a reader asked about adapting Spanish learning games, specifically a dice game, for middle school. The game she asked about involves rolling dice and coloring a picture. The question is a really good one because many of us work to adapt Spanish learning games and activities to different levels and settings. I usually answer questions in the comments or email, but I thought I would share my ideas here. I would love to hear from you too! This is…

Spanish game Bananagrams is great for kids learning Spanish.

Bananagrams in Spanish is great for native speakers, but there are also fun variations that you can play with language learners of any level.  Below you will find a few of the ways you can use this fun Spanish game with kids learning the language. Bananagrams has provided two games to give away to two Spanish Playground readers. This is the Spanish game, of course! Enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter below. Ways to use this Spanish game with language…

Spanish vocabulary games for kids using drawings of stick figures.

Stick figures can be used for lots of Spanish vocabulary games. For example, in the printable I have included, kids read a short description and then add the details to the drawing. It is a simple, quick way to review vocabulary, and it is fun to compare drawings. You can download the printable using the link below. Of course, you don’t need a printable do Spanish vocabulary games with stick figures. There are many variations you can do drawing as…

Five Spanish activities for elementary students that require no preparation.

It’s Friday and time for the Friday Five! These five Spanish activities for elementary students will help you speak the language with kids. The activities be done in a short time during a busy weekend, or you can expand on the content and develop them into complete lessons. These Spanish activities for elementary students take little or no preparation. The Friday Five engage kids with Spanish in different ways, and are not much work for parents and teachers. Choose an…

Spanish word games for kids using Bananagrams.

My kids grew up playing all kinds of Spanish word games. One of my favorites was definitely Bananagrams. It was the first game we took to play with my son-in-law’s family in Peru, and we still have a wonderful time playing when we spend Christmas there. Read more about Bananagrams. The physical game itself, the set of tiles with letters, is one of the most versatile Spanish word games I own. These are a few of the reasons I love…

Five fun activities help kids speak Spanish.

Use these easy activities to help kids speak Spanish. With these low-prep activities, kids speak Spanish as they play online games, tag, practice emotions and talk about the days of the week. 1. Listen to this classic children’s song, Los Pollitos, and sing along. 2. Make faces on balloons to show different emotions. The balloons in the photo are for practicing estoy contento/a, estoy triste, estoy asustado/a, estoy sorprendido/a. Toss the balloons in the air and bat them around. Then…

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