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La caja mágica

Magic boxes are always fun to have, and they are an amazing teaching tool and classroom ritual (college professors of education might even classify them as excellent to use as an "anticipatory set.") My students, from the youngest to the oldest grades, enjoy guessing...

Teaching Spanish to Parents and Tots

I have been teaching parent - child classes for a while and parent involvement is the key to these kinds of programs.Our sessions run for 8 to 10 weeks depending on the season. At the beginning of each session we provide parents with information about the program, the...

Sing, sing, sing! Songs for the otoño!

I know many of you are getting ready in advance for your lesson! Here is a group of videos that I have created and hope help you get ready for the fall! Have fun singing in Spanish!Hojas, hojas (Leaves, leaves)Cinco Calabazas (Five Pumpkins)Yo soy un pavo ( I am a...

Sí, no

Si, noClick here to buy song                                                        This song is very short but catchy....

Fun activities with the Advent calendar

If you are a Spanish teacher in the United States, make sure you acknowledge that you might have children who come from different cultural backgrounds and celebrate different holidays. However, you can share with your children that Navidad is celebrated by a...

Los números – Numbers

Activities:· Place objects in a box and have the children count.·Place numbers from 1 to 5 or 1 to 10 on the floor and have the children organize them. · Make a line of numbers on the floor and give turns to the children to jump next to the number you call. · Use a...

GIVEAWAY: Two Colombian puppets to spice up your lessons!

I am always looking for puppets to use in my Spanish classes. Children love them, and they make everyone more engaged in the class.During my recent trip to Colombia, I found these two lovely hand-made Colombian puppets that I fell in love with because they are very...