Free Spanish Activities for Children
Friendly listening practice to encourage and support an interest in learning Spanish and finding out about Spanish culture via craft ideas, recipes, video clips, stories and songs.
Learn about Las Fallas, the most wonderful family celebration in Valencia, Spain!
Free Activities in Spanish
1. Spanish/English introduction to Las Fallas:
¡Las Fallas de Valencia!
2. How to make a PIÑATA:
Basic instructions in English + KS2/3 Spanish video clip + reading and translation practice using Hay que + verbs in the infinitive to explain how to make a piñata:
How to Make a very simple Piñata
3. Learn Spanish Vowel Sounds!
Have fun with this simple Spanish RAP which has nothing in it particularly to make Spanish children laugh (and they do use it to learn their vowels), but is funny for English speakers ..!
4. Learn to sing a famous Mexican song: CIELITO LINDO
Simple, clear recording with lyrics in Spanish to follow on the video clip, easy guitar chords, and an English translation.
For more songs go to: A Green Mouse Spanish Songs
5. Tongue Twisters in Spanish are called: TRABALENGUAS
This one is great for practice rolling Spanish ‘R’s. Listen and join in:
El perro de san roque no tiene rabo …
6. Latin American Recipe: Refried Beans – ¡Frijoles refritos!
Refried beans are eaten all over Mexico and Central America. They are delicious and good for you. Here is more information and the words in print: ¡Frijoles refritos!
Watch, listen, cook ..!
7. Cooking in Spanish: Biscuits!
This is not a Spanish recipe, but the biscuits taste good and you make them in Spanish! Make BISCUITS in Spanish!
8. Short, accessible stories in Spanish: