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This weekend you may have celebrated Children’s Book Day. If you work with Spanish language learners, you may also want…

Reading to your child in Spanish is one of the best ways to expose her to the Spanish language.  Many…

Me gustan los colores is a picture book with wonderful photos supported by a clear Spanish text. Each page has…

“I like it!”  “I don’t like that!”   Children express what they like and don’t like many times every day.  It…

This game is designed to teach opposites to native Spanish speakers, but it is also a great online game for…

In Spanish, verbs change to match the subject of the sentence. Children learn Spanish verb forms if they are exposed…

The game “rock, paper, scissors” is played all over the Spanish-speaking world.  In most countries it is piedra – rock…

Drawing, or coloring, with your child can be a wonderful Spanish language activity. The key is to talk about what…

Me gusta (I like it.). ¡Me gusta mucho! (I like it a lot!). No me gusta (I don’t like it.)…

Spring is here and it is time for parks and playgrounds. Add this Spanish playground vocabulary to your time outside…

Teaching a second language, as a parent or in a classroom setting, is hard work. Providing comprehensible input – language…

Look at the picture with your child. Read the questions that follow and answer them together. Do not worry about…

I love this pretty little song in Spanish.. It captures a child’s puzzlement at the changes in the moon and…

Oso bajo el sol is the bilingual edition of Bear in Sunshine. Like the other Bear books in this series…

This Spanish song is short, simple and always popular with even my youngest groups. It lends itself to actions that…

Variations of familiar games are an easy way to incorporate Spanish into the day. The game Duck,Duck,Goose is a good…

Day and night, sun and moon – these natural rhythms establish a child’s sense of time and daily routine. It…

Look at the picture with your child. Read the questions that follow and answer them together. Don’t worry about understanding…

Las gallinas de la señora Sato tells a simple story in Spanish with both sequence and repetition. It moves through…

Here are some phrases to help you incorporate numbers in Spanish into your day. ¿Cuántos hay? – How many are…

This is a simple song for learning Spanish numbers. Listening and then singing along is a great way to learn…

Structure interactions in Spanish so that your child has fun and is successful. The following steps will help you teach…

I love this book! Each sentence begins Me gusta cuando (I like it when) but ends with a different everyday…

This simple Spanish circle activity is great for a family, a group of friends, day cares or classes.  It uses…

Children can learn lots of Spanish helping you around the house. When my children were small, as we set the…

Here is a fun online activity using Spanish food vocabulary. With this activity you hear the words pronounced, so your…

Your child can learn lots of Spanish, including food vocabulary, reading picture books with you. Frutas y vegetales uses common…

Mealtime and snack time are great opportunities to speak Spanish with your child. Start by talking about a few foods…

The Spanish translation of The Napping House, La casa adormecida, it a great way to reinforce the verb hay (there…

Teaching your child a few basic verbs in Spanish will let her communicate many ideas. She may be familiar with…

Con mi dedito is a wonderful song for teaching the body parts in Spanish. If your child has already learned…

My house Mi casa, from the English and Spanish Foundations Series, has pictures with labeled vocabulary and simple sentences on…

My house Mi casa begins Estos son algunos de los colores que verás en este libro. (Here are some of…

This activity gives you a house with lots of empty rooms and furniture to put in them. Click and drag…

Ricitos de Oro y los tres osos, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, is a wonderful story. The pattern, the repetition…

Teach your child the words for the rooms of the house in Spanish.  You can use them in lots of…

Words for basic furniture and the rooms of the house are important for talking about daily activities in Spanish.  These…

This is great song for learning Spanish family vocabulary. Learn the song watching the video – the drawings and actions…

My family and I – Mi familia y yo is a bilingual book introducing Spanish family words. The story is…

Family is the center of a child’s world, so these are Spanish words she will need.  They are essential for…

This song is sung to the tune of “Ten Little Fingers.”  Wave your two hands as you sing dos manitas…

This a wonderful video of a child making the animal sounds.  ¿Cómo hace …? (What does…say?) is the question that…

1. This game gives the English and Spanish word for each animal.  Simply chose an animal and say the word…

Picture books in Spanish will often have vocabulary that your child does not know.  Even simple books, about familiar topics…

I usually introduce a few common farm animals after talking about pets. el caballo – horse la vaca – cow…

It is important to introduce words that are relevant to your child’s life and related to your child’s interests. Many…

Pronunciation matters! Be sure that your child hears as much native-speaker Spanish as possible by using videos, music and audio…

Body parts are some of the first words that children understand and say in any language.  They are fun to…

1. Incorporate words and simple phrases into your daily routine. Children understand, and learn, language in context. You will find…

There are many good morning songs in Spanish.  This is a very simple one and it uses usted, the formal…

This is a Spanish translation of Margaret Wise Brown’s classic picture book Goodnight, Moon. Many children know the English, so…

Buenos dias buenas noches

This beautiful book by Michael Grejniee follows two children through their day using opposites.  The vocabulary is practical and it…

Start with something simple: hola (hi) adiós (goodbye) buenos días (good morning) buenas noches (good night) Use these basic words…