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.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH RESOURCES

Every year since 1988, when President Ronald Reagan first implemented Hispanic Heritage Month, the United States recognizes September 15 to October 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month. It's a month to celebrate the different Hispanic cultures and their contributions to the...

PHOTO BOOTH PROPS AND REJOINDERS IN SPANISH

I am so excited that I got to use these photo booth props and rejoinders in Spanish with my kindergarten students. I wanted to document their language acquisition experience from day one! Most of my kindergarten students come to class with a smile on their face, and I...

AN ACTIVITY FOR THE FIRST WEEKS OF SPANISH CLASS

I named this post "An Activity for the First Weeks of Spanish," but in reality this activity can be used any time during the school year. This activity is wonderful to get to know a little bit about your students, to make connections, and have fun! It has been adapted...

MANZANITA DEL PERÚ: TRADITIONAL POEM AND GAME

This is a short traditional poem that is perfect to teach a little bit of geography of the Spanish speaking countries, and also numbers from 1 to 10.  Use a map to locate Perú. If you have technology at handy, take a virtual trip to Perú using Google Earth. You can...

SOCIAL JUSTICE IN AN ELEMENTARY SPANISH CLASS

Social Justice in a world language class is a topic that I feel a lot of passion about. Especially with so much discussion (and more, ehh, colorful communication) about immigration and immigrants these days. However, finding ways to incorporate Social Justice topics...

MY JOURNEY AS A (SPANISH) TEACHER

As  a native speaker, I find it fairly easy to stay in the target language (TL), and I’m aware that it’s important to keep my communication simple and to do as much as I can to keep my instruction at the proficiency level of my students, and, more importantly, to make...

REFLECTING ON THE SCHOOL YEAR

I have made it a tradition to end each school year with a post reflecting on the year. It's become a way for me to keep track of my progress as an Elementary Spanish teacher. I have been teaching for 20 years, and every year I find myself ditching things that didn't...

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