Fun For Spanish Teachers

A blog about resources for language teachers of preschool and elementary-aged children.

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¡Hola! Thanks for stopping by! If you are all about teaching Spanish to children, this is the right place to be. This blog is the place where I can connect virtually with other teachers, share my experiences in the classroom, and give back to the teaching community. Whether you’re a new or veteran teacher, we can always learn from each other! So just let me welcome you with a big bienvenida!

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WHY USE STORIES WITH EARLY LANGUAGE LEARNERS

WHY USE STORIES WITH EARLY LANGUAGE LEARNERS

My love for using stories in my classes is never-ending! Read some of the reasons why I use stories in my classes: THEY ARE FUN AND ENGAGING When using stories, students always want to know the end of it, so it really keeps them engaged. In my experience, the stories...

TIPS TO BRING STORIES TO AN ELEMENTARY SPANISH CLASS

TIPS TO BRING STORIES TO AN ELEMENTARY SPANISH CLASS

Stories are a great tool to introduce and/or review vocabulary and expose learners to the language in context. When using stories with second language learners in the setting of a world language program, where students only have the language once or twice a week, you...

A MÍ TAMBIÉN – SUMMER VERSION

A MÍ TAMBIÉN – SUMMER VERSION

Are you ready for the summer version of the “A mí también” game? I have played this game with different age groups, and it’s always a success! You will need to print the cards or project the slide on the board. I have blogged about this game before, but I can tell you...

¿QUÉ PREFIERES? GAME – SPRING VERSION

¿QUÉ PREFIERES? GAME – SPRING VERSION

This game is quick but engaging! I have versions for different seasons and themes, but was missing the one for la primavera. The Spring here in Boston is at its fullest, so this a great time to make connections to bring to the classroom and why not take advantage of...

PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS GAME FOR EARLY LANGUAGE LEARNERS

PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS GAME FOR EARLY LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Do you do any activities in your Elementary Spanish classes that incorporate phonological awareness? It's definitely not a requirement to teach phonological awareness in an early language class but this one is hidden in a movement activity, so why not?! El chicle...

MOVEMENT AND VOCABULARY GAME FOR LANGUAGE LEARNERS

MOVEMENT AND VOCABULARY GAME FOR LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Use flashcards with different vocabulary you have explored with your students. For example, colors, numbers, seasons, animals, and so on!     Look for clipart of something that's making movement. In this case, I chose a jumping avocado, and called the game...

ATTENTION SIGNALS FOR EARLY LANGUAGE LEARNERS

ATTENTION SIGNALS FOR EARLY LANGUAGE LEARNERS

There are different times during our classes when we need to regain our students’ attention. Either because our students are transitioning from different classes or from activities we are doing in our own language classes, or because some of them are being too social,...

NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION CRAFT – ¡FELIZ AÑO NUEVO!

NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION CRAFT – ¡FELIZ AÑO NUEVO!

And just like that 2022 is here! Some teachers have already been back in the classroom, while others are getting ready for it. Some teachers have been teaching online and others have been doing in-person classes. No matter how you are teaching right now, my best...

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