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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I am extremely happy that you have made it to my blog. I would like to welcome parents, educators and communities out there who share the love and passion of teaching Spanish to children.

SUMMER MOVEMENT CARDS IN SPANISH

Summer is around the corner and these movement cards are perfect to get your younger students ready for the season! Make sure to explore this blog to grab the different movement cards and brain breaks I have shared in the past. Download them all HERE! Have fun! You...

CLOSING ROUTINES IN ELEMENTARY SPANISH

Closing routines are as important as opening routines in any class. In fact, they're not just relevant to how they end the class with you, but they also set the tone for whatever comes next in the schedule. Even if you are the last class your students have in the day,...

TONGUE TWISTERS IN SPANISH

Tongue twisters are a fun way to help your students get better with their pronunciation in Spanish. It's also a good way to help them understand that it's okay to make mistakes. To bring this into class you could do a monthly or weekly trabalenguas challenge using the...

TELEPHONE DICTATION: A TWIST ON RUNNING DICTATION

If you don't know the "Running Dictation" activity, this link has a great explanation about it. This game is a variation of the Running Dictation. I call it "Telephone Dictation" just to give it a new name, but I am sure someone else has adapted it too. I have used it...

SPANISH EARTH DAY POEM

Earth Day and National Poetry Month are both celebrated in April. What a perfect time to link these two celebrations in Spanish class with this poem by Elvira Nogal. I really like this poem, but unfortunately don't have enough information about the author. If you do,...

REVIEW YOUR CLASSROOM RULES AFTER THE BREAK

It's not like no one has ever counted the days until a break! Right? Every time a break is getting close, my mind tricks me and everything seems so slow. Well, I also take it as a reminder  that if I am tired and ready for a break, my students probably are too! We all...

EARTH DAY SONG AND ACTIVITIES IN SPANISH

By Ana Calabrese Ana Maria was born in Colombia and she currently lives in the United States. She is the founder of  Spanish Plus Me, an initiative to promote the introduction of the Spanish language to children through the use of songs, movement, and fun....

FUN GAME FOR SPANISH CLASS: COLOR COLORCITO

"Color colorcito" is a simple tag game that my kindergarten students love! In fact, they ask for it almost every class! I am still trying to understand why they love it so much, as it is just so simple. I have also used it as a brain break with my 4th and 5th grade...

MOVIE TALK FOR LOWER ELEMENTARY SPANISH

MovieTalk is a Comprehensible Input tool created by Dr. Ashley Hastings. Students get engaged listening to comprehensible language in a short video or clip. These videos are usually not longer than five minutes and are compelling to the learners. In my experience...

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