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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FAMILY TRADITIONS & CELEBRATIONS IN A WORLD LANGUAGE CLASS

FAMILY TRADITIONS & CELEBRATIONS IN A WORLD LANGUAGE CLASS

During this time of the year in the United States Christmas is everywhere! On TV ads, on the radio, on the cup of coffee you purchase, and more - and students and families who don't celebrate it get over-saturated with these images and messages.  It is important to...

GRATITUDE AND THANKSGIVING IN A WORLD LANGUAGE CLASS

GRATITUDE AND THANKSGIVING IN A WORLD LANGUAGE CLASS

This year I wanted to do something more connected to nature in some of my classes for Thanksgiving, but this resource can be used any time during the school year. It's a great and simple way to talk about gratitude with your students. I came across these two beautiful...

WHAT HAPPENS ON “ALL SAINTS’ DAY” IN COLOMBIA?

WHAT HAPPENS ON “ALL SAINTS’ DAY” IN COLOMBIA?

"Día de Todos los Santos" (All Saints' Day) is celebrated on November 1st, but if this date falls on a weekend, the celebration is moved to Monday to make it a long holiday weekend. This is known in Colombia as "La Ley Emiliani", and it happens with some celebrations....

¿QUÉ PREFIERES? GAME – HALLOWEEN VERSION

¿QUÉ PREFIERES? GAME – HALLOWEEN VERSION

This game was created to use with my younger students to review colors. Many of them are into Halloween right now, so this is a good way to keep them engaged. This game is played just like any "Would You Rather?" type of game, where you have a set of questions and...

EL DÍA DE LA RESISTENCIA INDÍGENA IN SPANISH CLASS

EL DÍA DE LA RESISTENCIA INDÍGENA IN SPANISH CLASS

Growing up in Colombia we didn't have a "Columbus Day." This "holiday" was called "El Día de la Raza"  to celebrate the different races born after the mix of a not a very pleasant encounter. Even though it wasn't known as Columbus Day, it was still meant to focus on...

MAKE YOUR PET GIVE INSTRUCTIONS IN YOUR CHOICE BOARDS

MAKE YOUR PET GIVE INSTRUCTIONS IN YOUR CHOICE BOARDS

Adding extra things to spice up your choice boards is definitely not necessary. In fact, I don’t do it every time a create one because it can be time consuming.  There is no need to worry if you haven’t added Bitmojis, GiF’s or other things to your boards. Sometimes I...

2020 HALLOWEEN SONGS

2020 HALLOWEEN SONGS

I was excited to search for different Halloween songs on YouTube and was also surprised to find so many new ones! The Halloween versions of the Baby Shark songs definitely win! Here are the songs I have found this year! Happy singing!...

GIF YOURSELF TO SPICE UP YOUR CHOICE BOARDS

GIF YOURSELF TO SPICE UP YOUR CHOICE BOARDS

In case you are still wondering how to add some fun to your choice boards, a gif of yourself can never go wrong! I am now creating videos, making choice boards, and asynchronous lessons while the school is slowly transitioning to in-person classes. I know! It sounds...

TEMPLATES TO PLAY TIC-TAC-TOE

TEMPLATES TO PLAY TIC-TAC-TOE

I recently shared on Instagram a template of a tic-tac-toe game I created to play during my virtual classes. I have gotten requests from different teachers who want this template and since I am all about saving teacher friends' time, I decided to create more templates...

A “TOUR” OF MY VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

A “TOUR” OF MY VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

Every year I like to give a virtual tour of my classroom or bags if I am a traveling teacher. For obvious reasons, this year is different for all of us. Right now I teaching synchronous classes from my classroom, but once we go back to in person classes I no longer...

CELEBRATE YOUR STUDENTS’ NAMES

CELEBRATE YOUR STUDENTS’ NAMES

Last December I had the opportunity to attend the PoCC conference, and, on my second day, I found a session that was about exploring race and identity in early childhood. This session was filled with beautiful ideas that can be adapted to Spanish class. I really loved...

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