These 3 activities for teaching languages to kids provide opportunity for practice at any age are: bingo, charades, and 20 questions.
by This coming academic year will be my 20th year teaching Kindergarten through Fourth Grade in the elementary Spanish program I established in our school. I continue to be eternally grateful to the parents who initiated and advocated for putting a foreign language program in place, who continue to support me and the program, and […]
by My elementary students LOVE animals, so sharing the great biodiversity of different regions in the Spanish-speaking countries is always a huge motivator and of high interest. The Galapagos Islands is a perfect choice, and there are some wonderful resources to bring them to life for students. This post contains affiliate links. If you click through […]
by Every year I look forward to spring, my favorite season, with its promise of warmer weather, renewal and new growth. I live in Maine, in the northern US, and after our long, cold winters, any sign of spring is welcome indeed! With this Spanish spring craft, you can share a bit of the culture […]
by Each spring my First Graders dive into our Perú theme, focusing on culture and language at the same time. My favorite part (and theirs!) is making our own, 7-year-old friendly arpilleras. Inspired by arpilleras made in Chile and Perú, my students brainstorm elements to include in theirs- mountains, the sun, hills, rivers, trees and […]