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Spanish Activities

Spanish Culture + Activities

Spanish listening resources with video clips in support of learning Spanish and finding out about Spanish culture via craft ideas, recipes, video clips, stories and songs.

Las Fallas

Introduction to Las Fallas, the most wonderful celebration in Valencia, Spain:
¡Las Fallas de Valencia!

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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

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Learn Spanish Vowel Sounds!

Have fun with this simple Spanish RAP which the author of this site first came across in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It 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 ..!

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Cielito Lindo

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

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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 …

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Easy Refried Bean Recipe

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 ..!

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Argentina + Alfajores

Introduction to Argentina + Alfajores Recipe
Look at where Argentina is in the world, and learn how to make their famous and very delicious biscuits:
ALFAJORES.  Alfajores are especially good with Dulce de Leche.
Find out more:  Recipe for Alfajores + Spanish Practice

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Bagpipes in Buenos Aires? Bagpipes in Buenos Aires

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Traditional Playground Snack – Sunflower seeds …
Traditional Playground Snack

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Short Stories in Spanish

Short, accessible stories in Spanish:
Spanish Stories

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