Tag: spanish valentines

This review was contributed by Brooks Lindner from Sonrisas Spanish School. He writes about the Spanish story Adivina cuánto te quiero by Sam McBratney. This delightful story of filial love is one that will charm children and is also very practical for teaching Spanish. The story begins with the little hare, Caramelo, saying to his dad, “Adivina cuánto te quiero.” (“Guess how much I love you.”) Then, Caramelo tries to demonstrate to his dad how much he loves him in…

This is a Spanish Valentine game based on completing a two line rhyme with a silly word. I do it with picture cards, to be sure that students know what the rhymes means when they complete it. A link to the PDF of the cards is at the end of this post. There are three short rhymes to complete in different ways, but you can use just one or two. These are the rhymes: Porque eres mi corazón, te regalo……

I know I am getting ahead of myself, but I thought it would be better to post these early. These Spanish Valentine cards are for beginner learners. They are printed on one side of a sheet of regular paper and do not use too much color ink. I needed something simple and inexpensive for a couple of larger groups. They all have a question for the person receiving the card to answer on the front and a sentence on the…

I needed something I could tie to a small treat so I made these little printable Spanish valentines. You can print them on card stock to use as they are, tie to a treat, or glue to a larger card and decorate. The cards have these four phrases: Te quiero mucho – I love you a lot. Me alegras el día – You brighten my day. Me haces muy feliz – You make me happy. Me haces sonreir – You…

Manitas is a magazine for kids published by the newspaper Prensa Libre of Guatemala. They have a fun set of activities and cards for Dia del amor y la amistad or Valentine’s Day. There are several things I like about using this page with Spanish language learners, both in the instructions and the activities: – The page uses some of the different names for Valentine’s Day in Spanish: Día de cariño, Día del amor y la amistad, Día de la…

This Valentine’s Day fair is in Talcahuano, Chile. Talk about the colors, balloons, and people to help your child learn Spanish. The Spanish lesson that follows, like all the Learn Spanish with Pictures activities, has questions that are ordered to help children master the vocabulary and gain confidence with the language. Start with Describe the photo (1), and be sure to point to the objects in the picture as you talk about them. Use gestures, facial expressions and actions to…

This set of Spanish Valentine’s Day materials and activities is from the wonderful website Nourish Interactive. The free printable Spanish materials include coloring pages, cards, a word search puzzle and a worksheet of Valentine’s Day words to alphabetize. All of these activities teach Spanish food vocabulary if you talk about them with kids learning Spanish. You can find all of these activities and others here: Printable Spanish cards for Valentine’s Day. Scroll down to the activity. Click on the title…

These Valentine’s Day games are versions of memory (or concentration) and they are great activities for kids to speak Spanish. Kids who are reading can practice common verbs and younger Spanish learners can practice numbers and counting. Spanish game: Memory to practice pronoun-verb combinations These cards for playing memory (or other games) are based on the phrases on candy conversation hearts. I made them for kids who are reading in Spanish to reinforce the common pronoun-verb pattern ¿Me quieres? Te…

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