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20 Free Apps for Spanish Class

While searching for apps to use in my classes I found tons of free ones. There is definitively a wide variety of apps for different levels. Some of the free apps might be a sample of a complete app, but it's worth the try. I do recommend that you download the app and...

El Mercado {Giveaway}

If you are an elementary Spanish teacher like me, you know that we are always in search of props to spice up our lessons. During my recent trip to Colombia I found this cute "Mercado" set with labels in Spanish. The set has 32 items that your students will love. I...

La Maleta: An End of the Year Tradition

La Maleta: An End of the Year Tradition

  Running around with a maleta (suitcase) in one of the most fun traditions to do at the end of the year. This tradition requires some preparation, but not many things. All you need is a suitcase, some clothes in it, desire to travel during the new year, and a...

FUN ACTIVITIES USING A SNOWMAN

Winter has finally arrived here in Boston. It's time to start building snowmen, but even if snow never gets to the where you are, you can create opportunities to teach about seasons and weather in different parts of the world. Here are some ideas: 1. Create your own...

10 Cultural Games to Play in Spanish Class

I am always looking for ways to bring some culture to my Spanish class. One way to do it is through the use of traditional games. Below I am sharing links of some games that can be easily used in foreign language Spanish classes. Just click on the links to learn more...

Las Molas {Cultural Exploration}

Every year I do this project with my second grade classes, and they are amazed at how beautiful and well crafted Molas are. I like to pretend that we are taking a trip together to the border of Panamá and Colombia to visit the Kuna-Yalapeople so we can learn firsthand...

My Classroom: Make Over – Home Edition

I used to be a traveling teacher, visiting classrooms all over the school, carrying heavy bags with everything I needed for class. After a few years of traveling, my school decided that I needed a room to settle and put a stop my itinerant ways 🙂 I was so excited,...

Quetzal Art and Craft

Quetzals are found in the highlands of Guatemala and Mexico. For this activity, find a map where you can locate Guatemala and Mexico. You can also use Google Earth and find locations where this beautiful bird lives. What a great opportunity to review colors and...

Loose Calm and Sing in Spanish {Big Sale}

I can't believe summer is almost over! So many teachers have already started school. I still have a few weeks left to get my classroom and lessons ready and some time to host a big sale here at my blog!Since I am a school teacher myself, I know how limited our budgets...