Spanish Curriculum

 

Learning Spanish at Home

It is important to keep speaking Spanish, even when we are not at school. I have put together some fun suggestions that should help bring a little bit more Spanish into your home!!

 

Here are some website suggestions:

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Oak National Academy have some fantastic Spanish lessons for you to watch and take part in at home!

How about encouraging your children to get moving and listen to some of their favorite songs in Spanish? They’ll only fill about 5 minutes each, but are a good way to break up a long time of sitting in front of a screen.

Use Youtube to find Spanish nursery rhymes, fairytales told in Spanish, songs to practise Spanish numbers, colours, foods, drinks etc.

 

Off-screen activities:

  • Cook some Spanish food: paella, tortilla Española, patatas bravas, churros, gazpacho..... muy deliciosa!
  • Do a blindfolded taste test and practice saying “me gusta/no me gusta".
  • Make a Bingo board to practice Spanish vocab that you already know.
  • Do a colour scavenger hunt.
  • Design the Spanish flag, or the flag of another Spanish-speaking country, using recycled materials like bottle caps, paper or plastic wrapping.
  • Label some parts of your house. Try to use those words during the day.
  • Play Simon says or 'Simon dicé'
  • Make a Guatemala worry doll.
  • Ice biscuits to design the Spanish flag or the flag of another Spanish-speaking country.
  • Make some sangria using your favourite fruit and fruit juices!

 

Don't forget when you are saying your prayers to say the sign of the cross in Spanish!

Spanish sign of the cross