Spanish games and apps for children learning language.

Category: Outside-Nature

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…

A Spanish vocabulary practice activity based on adding details to a drawing.

Drawing can be used for all kinds of Spanish vocabulary practice. In this printable activity, kids read short descriptions and then add the details to the houses. Finally, they choose their own details to draw in and write a description of the house. This is easy Spanish vocabulary practice, and it is fun to compare drawings. You can download the printable using the link below. You don’t need a printable for Spanish vocabulary practice with simple drawings like the house…

Resources for learning about the planets in Spanish

Learning about the planets in Spanish, kids draw on information they already know. They learn the basic facts of the solar system in the early grades. When children learn this information again in Spanish, they understand and absorb key vocabulary.  There are many Spanish language materials about the planets to use with school age children. Like English materials, the older activities include Pluto as one of the planets and the new newer ones do not. Learning about the Planets in…

Short printable poems using Spanish color words for kids learning the language.

I wrote these simple rhymes with Spanish color words for my youngest learners. I mostly teach colors in the context of stories and games. These short poems and coloring sheets are an easy way to focus more specifically on Spanish color words and introduce other vocabulary. I have posters of the rhymes with pictures and rectangles of color with the Spanish color words. We read the poem as a group, saying the color word together. After just a few times…

A Spanish story that incorporates yoga for kids.

Are you looking for fun activities for the first week of school or a new morning routine for class or home? This Spanish yoga story from Kids Yoga Stories could be the perfect way to get kids moving and learning. Yoga for kids and Spanish are a wonderful combination! Hola, Bali teaches yoga for kids and creates an excellent language experience. Yoga poses are woven into the narrative and illustrated on the page, so children do the poses as they…

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