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Spanish rain songs to teach children vocabulary and the verb llover.

I am just finishing a preschool unit on rain. We have had fun singing lots of Spanish rain songs.  We…

Short Spanish poems by Douglas Wright about spring.

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with these short Spanish poems about spring. They are by Douglas Wright, a well-known…

Spanish sequencing cards for the Itsy Bitsy Spider to use with language learners.

The Itsy Bitsy Spider is a wonderful fingerplay to do with language learners. You can do lots of fun related…

Free Spanish activity book from the EPA helps children learn to protect the planet.

Earth Day, El día de la Tierra, is April 22. Children will be hearing and thinking about how to care…

Activities for celebrating Earth Day in Spanish.

Earth Day in Spanish is Día de la Tierra. It is celebrated all over the world on April 22. Earth…

Spanish cup covers for spring |Spanish Playground

Printable Spanish cup covers are an easy way to get more language into your daily routine or a special event…

Active Spanish games and songs for language learners.

It is spring! The activities below get kids moving as they teach language about the season. These suggestions for active…

A printable Spanish vocabulary game where kids identify what is missing from a set.

This printable Spanish vocabulary game involves identifying which object is missing from a set. It is easy to make for…

Spanish syllables in a fun clapping game for kids.

Rhythm and word stress are an important part of correct pronunciation. I do lots of clapping and jumping games with…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

New Spanish learning songs from Whistlefritz.

Whistlefritz recently sent me their new CD of Spanish learning songs for kids. ¡Sabor! has 15 wonderful songs that will…

Spanish vocabulary for water games.

Summer is here! Kids love playing water games and with water games in Spanish they learn as they keep cool…

Canciones infantiles about spring for kids learning Spanish.

Music is a wonderful way to celebrate spring, and to learn Spanish. These five canciones infantiles have vocabulary related to…

A spanish story for kids with yoga.

If you are looking for a fun language activity or a Spanish story for kids, this picture book is a…

Printable posters in Spanish to celebrate spring with kids.

Printables posters and coloring pages can help create a text-rich environment in a classroom or at home. Research has shown…

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Talk about this photograph of kids playing baseball to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like all…

Spanish Valentine activity for kids with a printable hidden hearts search.

This picture with hidden hearts can be used in lots of different ways to engage kids with Spanish. You can…

geography in spanish continents

Talking about the continents with children learning Spanish lets you introduce or review geography vocabulary. In addition to the word…

Kids Yoga Stories weave yoga poses into the narrative. These stories are available in English and Spanish, and the Spanish…

Spanish Thanksgiving Vocabulary coloing page

Do you talk about what you are thankful for at Thanksgiving dinner? It is a tradition at our house to…

learn spanish with pictures pumpkins

Talk about this photograph of two girls in a pumpkin patch to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that…

spanish poem kids tomados

This Spanish poem for kids is by Douglas Wright of Argentina. I love his poetry because it is direct, conversational…

Printable materials in Spanish for National Fire Prevention Week.

This year we recognize National Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5-11. It is an opportunity to teach and remind kids…

Kitu Kids Apps has two fully bilingual, English and Spanish, applications for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. The apps…

Spanish nature walk

CC Image by woodleywonderworks This summer my daughter has been working in a summer program with a Pre-K class of…

In Spanish, The Itsy Bitsy Spider is La araña pequeñita, La itzi bitzi araña, Winsy, winsy araña or Wichi, wichi…

Recently, I wrote about a wonderful yoga story in Spanish, Lucas en un día en la playa. The Spanish coloring…

Looking and listening for specific things on a walk, kids can get lots of focused practice with the Spanish verbs…

A reader recently asked me to share a short, easy poem we recite in my preschool Spanish classes. It is…

Kids Yoga Stories has another wonderful Spanish story for children. Lucas en un día en la playa integrates yoga into…

Música Vaca makes videos of traditional Spanish songs for children. Their video of Estrellita ¿dónde estás? – Twinkle, Twinkle Little…

Kids Yoga Stories recently published an post with a sequence of farm-related yoga poses for children. In addition to being…

Stress Free Kids publishes audio and picture books that help children reduce stress and lower anxiety. These stories are available…

I write about lots of traditional playground games, hand-clapping games and jump rope rhymes that children play in Spanish. Recently…

Update – Storybird has made some changes so the stories cannot be embedded here. The links in the post below…

I use picture cards for all kinds of games and activities. This PDF has the following sets for 12 animals:…

This printable activity consists of a short Spanish reading, photos and questions. The topic is el Día del Peatón, an…

  Update – Storybird has made some changes so the story cannot be embedded here. The link in the post…

This activity is based on a photo of recycling containers in Concepción, Paraguay. It teaches important vocabulary and also helps…

Earth Day is April 22nd, and these Spanish phrases remind us of ways we can take care of the planet…

             The traditional folk song De Colores is sung throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The song is often associated with…

In this printable Spanish board game, kids move around the board by clapping and counting the number of syllables in…

Antonio Selfa Molina is a performer and composer from Spain. He is also a teacher. Last year, he recorded Spanish…

World Water Day, coordinated by the United Nations, is March 22, 2013. Earth Day is April 22. If you are…

        I am so excited to be able to share this book with Spanish Playground readers. Sofía…

Talk about this photograph of teenagers playing soccer in the rain to speak Spanish with your child. The questions that…

These printable puzzles are short, self-checking vocabulary or reading exercises. Kids cut the scrambled puzzle apart. Then, they match the…

  Photograhs with simple descriptions are an excellent way for children to hear and learn Spanish. With pictures, kids understand…

spanish christmas vocabulary

The government of the Canary Islands hosts this set of activities called Jugando con palabras. The games use Spanish Christmas…

spanish listening practice

Kids in Wisconsin are building lots of snowmen this week, so we are talking about them in class too. This…

spanish song for kids winter

This Spanish song for children is called Invierno. It is by Grupo Encanto and, as you can guess from the…