Would you like to support your child with their language learning?
In this part of the Spanish content you’ll find some ideas and suggestions as to how you might nurture the little linguists of the future!
Here are some websites that you might find helpful:
BBC Primary Languages website – vocabulary (with sound files) games and songs written with young learners in mind. Also includes sections on pronunciation and culture http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primarylanguages/spanish/
For preschool learners, you might want to look at The Lingo Show and watch the clips featuring Queso, the Spanish bug http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/lingo-show
Spanish games – a website that offers vocabulary based games: words are presented then you can practise playing a variety of games http://www.spanish-games.net
Hello World – lots of Spanish activities including games, songs and vocabulary activities as well as some logic puzzles and pattern activities http://www.hello-world.com/languages.php/?language=Spanish&translate=English
Digital dialects has a Spanish section with activities at a variety of levels http://www.digitaldialects.com/Spanish.htm
Rockalingua is a subscription site but offers material for free too including lots of songs, a colour game and a number game, and various picture dictionaries and videos. https://rockalingua.com
Spanish town is an American website that has a series of lessons in Spanish: levels 1 and 2 and the first few lessons of level 3 cover things pupils will study at primary level. http://www.spanishtown.ca/spanishforkids/spanishforkids.htm#.VpF59REpxvU
DiscoveryFamilia is an American site linked to the Discovery Channel with games, videos and other activities. NB it's written completely in Spanish http://www.discoveryfamilia.com/_home/
For Spanish songs, try following the FM Entretenimiento Infantiles channel on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj7tpPKHmV4-JN15MzoJCeA where you’ll find traditional songs (Rondas infantiles de siempre) as well as timetable songs (Tablas de multiplicar).
You might also like CantaJuegosVevo https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP6YCSvxq2HEX33Sd-iC4zw where you’ll find thematic songs as well as action rhymes such as Wincey Araña and Bugui Bugui
The kidsimmersion channel has many videos that we use throughout the school to teach Spanish https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV4cTDKZOZ_3Q8drnUAiDlw
as does Basho & friends https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL64rO-I3_yDVt_Ne89vTPysC4_EDGfxOr
And for stories, try Bookboxinc where you’ll find some traditional tales as well as original ones, narrated in Spanish with subtitles https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCE1049BCC2C78B97