A great teacher is also an excellent entertainer—which is why Mexican nursery rhymes come to our rescue!
Using Mexican nursery rhymes to teach Spanish vocabulary or verb conjugations is a smart way to introduce new topics while having a lot of fun and keeping your kids engaged.
These thirteen popular Mexican nursery rhymes will enrich your Spanish lessons, help you introduce new...Read More
Spanish listening practice is key to mastering this language. It’s even more important for kids, as it’s easier to train your ear at an early age.
Native Spanish speakers speak quickly. They fuse syllables and often “swallow” the endings. Practice is key to understanding how and why they do it and being able to successfully comprehend Spanish.
Listening comprehension is the skill that...Read More
Are you looking for fun, easy, and effective spring activities for Spanish class?
Springtime is finally here! It’s a highly stimulating season for toddlers and for kids to enjoy. The weather is pleasant, the flowers are in bloom, and your little ones are surrounded by inspiration to learn Spanish.
Spring activities for preschool are just what you need to make the most of this wonderful...Read More
Do you wish your classroom looked more lively?
When I suddenly switched to elementary school teaching from high school, I didn’t put much effort into the classroom decor.
With time, and with some subtle nudges from my superiors, I learned that having great bulletin board ideas is a game changer in working with kids. And later, when I moved back to high school, I successfully...Read More
Cells are the foundation of life. Your body, organs, and every living organism on the planet are made of either a single cell or a large collection of them. They have the capacity to regenerate, make copies of themselves, and restore damaged tissue.
For students, studying cells is key to understanding how the human body functions. Like any other Spanish science topic for kids, it’s...Read More
The seasons are changing, the ice is melting, a warm wind is coming in—and with it, a lesson of spring Spanish words for your kids!
Take the playful, renascent vibe from la primavera (spring) to teach your little ones about new life, growth, weather, and activities that promise to solidify this knowledge.
Expand your kids’ comprehension of the seasons and introduce them to...Read More
Are you visiting the zoológico (zoo)?
Help your little ones learn about zoo animals in Spanish with a vocabulary lesson and free downloadable activities!
Children love animals: reading about them, watching them on TV, looking at their pictures, and meeting them in person.
With these lessons, worksheets, videos, and songs, they’ll be able to learn about these wonderful...Read More
High-performance athletes like Oscar de la Hoya possess qualities that kids aspire to. Discipline, motivation, self-awareness, resilience, persistence, and dedication—to name just a few.
Introducing your children to incredible stories about real-life heroes is a great first step toward the adoption of these attributes.
Let this Oscar de la Hoya biography for kids motivate your...Read More
Open the door to art, Mexican culture, and Spanish language with this Frida Kahlo biography for kids!
Frida Kahlo was an exceptional woman in many ways. She was an outspoken, talented woman who was ahead of her time.
Frida had her paintings exhibited in Paris and New York. She became one of the most renowned painters of history in spite of the many physical challenges she faced...Read More
To celebrate the spring with your kids, we’re recommending a handful of top-notch Spanish books about spring!
We bet your little ones are ready to play outside every day, chase squirrels, climb trees, lie on the grass, and collect rocks.
And while this might be the perfect time to get them to love nature, it’s also the perfect time to get them to love books and teach them a...Read More