Spanish Nursery Rhymes – ¿Dónde están las llaves?

Just as nursery rhymes are great for kids learning their own language, they are also great for learning other languages. This one is called ¿Dónde están las leaves? Where are the keys? This song/rhyme originated in France, but is popular in most all of the Spanish speaking countries. The "materile, rile, ron chimpón" lines don't mean anything, they are just catchy to sing! It can also be turned into…

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5 Graphics to Help Kids Practice Spanish and Learn New Words

I’ve been posting jokes (chistes), poems ( poemas), quotes (dichos), and other things on my social media accounts the last little while, and I realized it might be of benefit to post them here on the blog also! We also found out that it is possible to change the language on Disney + to Spanish! Watching TV in Spanish is such a great way to really improve you understanding…

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New Spanish Courses

This is just a little update on this Spanish learning experiment. My kids finished lesson 37 today. I record the lesson, then have them watch it. I gauge their reaction to the lesson and adjust accordingly for the next lesson. We just started working on learning the verb TENER - to have. It is working well to start with a joke or a quote. I post many of these…

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Descriptions – Using Ser and Estar to describe people and places

We learn so much of the vocabulary for the family while also learning how to describe the different people in the first volume of Kids Speak Spanish. We learn how to say, this is a mother. She is a girl. He is a man. The boy is nice. etc. I was very pleased that this week in our Spanish class that my boys and my niece we able to…

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Feliz Navidad Printout to Frame for display

I know Christmas is almost here, and I meant to get this out sooner- but here it is! You can print this off and frame it for a nice display. Your kids will not forget what Feliz Navidad means. For more fun go listen to the song Feliz Navidad! Here's the file you can download for free: feliznavidadlistDownload And for more information on Spanish Christmas songs, check out this…

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Feliz Navidad Banner – Free Printable for kids

This is a printable that you can print for your kids to cut out and string together for a Spanish Christmas flair! We haven't made our Spanish one yet, but one of my boys did this one in French- the Spanish one will be just the same except in Spanish! We'll try to do it before Christmas! My son added the exclamation point. If you want an exclamation point…

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Matching Game for Thanksgiving and Fall – Spanish words/ español

Matching games are a great way to solidify new vocabulary. Print out these cards preferably on cardstock for your kids to learn these new words that deal with fall and Thanksgiving. Encourage them to also use the verbs they've learned in Spanish class to describe the pictures. After completing the first 10 lessons of the 1st Spanish course, they will be able to say things like: Es la calabaza.…

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Spanish Question Words

Asking questions is a great way to find answers. If you are ever in a situation where you are with someone who speaks only Spanish, you can use question words and pointing to communicate a lot!! The question words in Spanish are the same as in English: ¿Quién? Who? ¿Qué? What? ¿Cuándo? When? ¿Dónde? Where? ¿Por qué? Why? ¿Cómo? How? If you learn these simple words, you will be…

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