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Fun Spanish Activities for Kids & Students

Fun Spanish Activities for Kids

Last Updated on June 7, 2024 by Bilingual Kidspot

Looking for some fun Spanish activities for kids to practice the language? Games and activities are a great way to get kids speaking and conversing in Spanish especially for young ones. Here you can find a list of the best Spanish activities for kids and students to help their speaking, reading, writing, and conversation skills.

Spanish Activities for Kids & Students

When my kids started learning Spanish, one of the best things that helped them was fun Spanish activities. When you create a fun learning environment for kids, they don’t realise they are learning, it becomes natural.

Try out some of these Spanish activities with your kids and see how they help improve their Spanish speaking.

1. Spanish Jokes

Spanish jokes with translations

Get your kids laughing with a fun Spanish activity telling some jokes! Our kids love telling jokes, they could go on and on all day. You don’t really need any prep, simply check out our post.
Spanish Jokes for Kids>>>

2. Spanish Writing Prompts

Writing prompts are a fantastic Spanish activity to do with older kids to help their writing skills. It can be difficult coming up with something to write about sometimes which is why we have made it easier with our huge list.
Spanish writing prompts>>>

3. Spanish Tongue Twisters

Trabalenguas: Spanish Tongue Twisters

Spanish trabalenguas (or tongue twisters) are a great way to help pronunciation of Spanish vocabulary. They can also be a lot of fun and a challenging Spanish activity for kids too! Check out our fun list of some popular Tongue twisters here
Spanish Trabalenguas>>>

4. Spanish Scavenger Hunt

We love a good scavenger hunt, it is a great activity for kids of all ages. We have a whole list of scavenger hunt ideas with free printables you can print at home and use.
Spanish scavenger hunt>>>

5. Spanish Music & Songs

Spanish Songs for Kids List

Children naturally respond to music, making it a fantastic Spanish activity for learning new vocabulary. Make a playlist of Spanish songs that you listen to during car rides and playtime. Songs are perfect for learning new words and practicing pronunciation. We have made a great list of kids songs, and songs for older kids.
Spanish songs for kids>>>
Spanish Nursery Rhymes>>>

6. Spanish Story Time

Reading books is a fantastic way to build vocabulary and comprehension. If you can set aside some time each day to read some Spanish books, it is one of the best activities for kids to learn Spanish. For older kids magazines can be a great resource too.
Spanish Books for Kids>>>
Spanish Magazines for Kids>>>

7. Spanish Board Games

Spanish Games for Kids main

Board games are an excellent way to encourage language learning. There is nothing like playing a good board game with family or friends. Board games provide valuable talking practice especially those such as Bingo or Scrabble where you really practice words and vocabulary but also need to talk about the game too.
Spanish Board Games>>>

8. Spanish Cooking or Eating out

If you like to cook, then it can be a wonderful way to introduce not only new vocabulary but also cultural traditions You can cook simple Spanish recipes like “tortilla de patatas” or “churros” together.  talk about the ingredients, utensils, and steps in Spanish. If you don’t like cooking then head out to a  Spanish or Latin American restaurant. It’s a hands-on learning experience that ends with a delicious reward!

9. Flashcards and Word Games

Best Spanish Flashcards for Kids and Adults

Flashcards are a tried-and-true method for memorizing vocabulary. You can create your own flashcards at home with pictures and words in Spanish or you can purchase them online. They are great to play matching games or memory games but also games like “I Spy” in Spanish, which helps with vocabulary recall and sentence structure.
Spanish Flashcards>>>

10. Crafts and Art Projects

Arts and crafts can be fun in any language! You can use arts and crafts to practice Spanish with your kids by labeling colors, shapes, and materials in Spanish. When our kids were young we would make collages, draw, or paint while using Spanish words to describe what we’re creating.

Activities in Spanish for Kids and Students

Hopefully these Spanish activities for kids give you some ideas and inspiration on what to do your kids on a daily basis to help improve their vocabulary and conversation. Make sure to check out our website for more Spanish resources here: SPANISH FOR KIDS>>>

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