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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…

Bilingual picture books about natural resources and our connection to the Earth.

Lee & Low recently sent me their two new bilingual picture books. These beautiful books celebrate the Earth and its natural resources. They are wonderful choices for children learning Spanish or for native speakers. New Bilingual Picture Books from Lee & Low Call Me Tree/ Llámame árbol by Maya Christina Gonzalez Call Me Tree/Llámame árbol completely captivated me the first time I read it. I love the concept – a book to wake up to – and I read it…

Spanish winter songs for language learners.

It’s cold here in Wisconsin! Singing about the season is one fun way to stay warm. With Spanish winter songs, children learn lots of seasonal vocabulary. They also are able to use verb forms and sentence structures that they can’t yet produce easily in conversation. Here are five Spanish winter songs to listen to online and sing with kids learning Spanish. Invierno, invierno Invierno, invierno ¿Por qué nos gustará? Por la nieve blanca Y por la Navidad. El frío del…

Activities for talking about a snowman in Spanish.

It’s Friday and time for the Friday Five, five low-prep activities to do with kids learning Spanish. This week, all the activities all have to do snowmen. Use these stories, videos and activities to talk about making a snowman in Spanish. 1. Spanish Together has two videos about snowmen for beginning learners. The first teaches the parts of a snowman in Spanish: Un muñeco de nieve. The second is a song called Un muñeco de nieve that teaches grande and…

Spanish Thanksgiving activities that include nature vocabulary.

It is easy to tie almost any vocabulary into Thanksgiving activities. After all, we are thankful for family, food, community helpers, our bodies, and many other things that children learn the words for in Spanish. These Spanish Thanksgiving activities teach children vocabulary related to the natural world. Coloring Pages These new coloring pages are good Spanish Thanksgiving activities for language learners. The pages Doy gracias por la naturaleza, Doy gracias por los insectos, and Doy gracias por los animales salvajes…

Short spanish poems about fall to read with children.

These  five short Spanish poems are by Douglas Wright, a well-known children’s poet and illustrator from Argentina. He writes some of my favorite poems to read with children. His poetry is based in the natural world and a child’s experiences. The poems have familiar vocabulary, patterns, and rhythm and rhyme to help children who are learning Spanish appreciate the sounds of the language. These short Spanish poems are all about fall and are perfect to read with children at this…

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