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Tips & Resources To Teach Spanish To Kids!

Updated: Apr 26, 2023

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As we mentioned in our previous article, "Benefits of Teaching a Second Language, 20 Fun Children's Books in Spanish & Free Read-Aloud Video," a second language can make a remarkable difference in children's lives! I'm raising a multilingual child myself, and I want all kids to thrive as they learn Spanish. In this post, I'm sharing with you:

  • Tips for helping your child learn Spanish

  • Cool Shows, Toys, and Gadgets that support their learning journey

  • FREE children's books in Spanish (limited time, from April 28-29!)


How can I help my child learn Spanish?

First of all, I'm so immensely glad you are here. Teaching a second language to your child is a fantastic decision, and it will open so many doors in their future! Learning a new language may come naturally for a few, but it's challenging for most - mainly if you, as a parent, don't speak Spanish yourself. But don't fret! You can still support your child in this journey:

  • Don't leave it for tomorrow: the earlier a new language is introduced, the higher the chances it will stick.

  • Make Spanish a part of your routine! In my opinion, immersion is the most effective way to teach children any language. Check out some ideas below:

    • Read books in Spanish - if you aren't good at Spanish, this is the perfect opportunity to show your child that there is no "perfection" in learning. It's a safe space to try, make mistakes, and learn. If you are a pro at Spanish, this will definitely be a good example and train their little ears (:

    • Make a routine that includes Spanish. For example, if you have screen time, maybe start it with a TV show or movie in Spanish or a game that will help them work on their Spanish.

    • Try to have an allotted time for Spanish in the house (maybe a specific day it's "Spanish day," or lunchtime is Spanish only at the table, etc.

    • Label it all! It may sound funny, but labeling things around the house will help with vocabulary - and keep igniting the part of the brain that turns the Spanish on!

    • Take days throughout the year to explore Spanish and or Mexican culture together:

      • Attempt to bake a traditional dish together (this can also work on their math concepts - you are welcome!)

      • Read about an icon from those countries

      • Chat about a big event that is happening/happened in these countries

      • If you are related to people from those countries, work on a family tree and show how real Spanish speakers are!

      • If you can afford it, plan a trip to a Spanish-speaking country (sure, it's not for everyone, but it would be neat!)

  • Having friends, caregivers, duo language school, or family members to practice with will set an example and show kids they have the POWER to speak to new people.

  • Turn the radio on, your Echo Dot, or whatever you use! Music is life, kids learn, express, and play through music! Use this to your advantage and get some Spanish beats!

  • For older children: consider doing an online class together or hire a tutor - and watch the classes together so you can practice later!


Which tools can I use for teaching Spanish to kids?

  • Cartoons such as:

    • Dora the Explorer (bilingual, best match: 2-5yo)

    • Minimalitos (Spanish Version, best match 3-6yo)

    • Paw Patrol (Spanish Version, best match 2-5yo)

    • Pete the Cat (Spanish Version, best match 6-10yo)

    • Mini Einstein’s (Spanish Version, best match 3-6yo)

    • Color Crew - All about Colors (Spanish Version, best match 2-5yo)

    • Pocoyo (Spanish Version, best match 2-4yo)

    • Baby Shark Special (Spanish version, best match 2-5yo)

    • Don't forget popular or their favorite movies (set audio to Spanish)



  • Spanish made easy for kids, use games such as:


  • Bilingual os Spanish Learning Gadgets and Toys:



  • Age and reading level appropriated books written in Spanish (or for Spanish language learners): see all the books you can get for free between April 28-29 below! And you can find so many more on Amazon or your retailer of choice!


Did you say FREE books?

¡Feliz día del Niño!

Between April 28 and April 29, you can download the free eBooks below to celebrate 2023 Children's Day (a holiday from Mexico)! Set a reminder and get them all at absolutely no cost to you. Oh, and I would be delighted if you shared this post with friends and family!


All books participating in this free promo are:

Please check each book individually by clicking the affiliate links above or typing each title in your Amazon search bar (mainly if you missed the free promo and would you like to purchase a copy). Remember to take a minute to leave an honest review after reading a book, each of those authors will greatly appreciate it!


How to get free eBooks from Amazon, and how to read them?

If you decide to check each book individually, follow the steps below:

  1. Using a browser on your computer or mobile, go to the respective book's page (beware that the Amazon app and the Kindle app themselves don't support eBook purchases directly!). Browser examples: Google Chrome, Mozilla, Safari, Explorer, etc.

  2. Log in to your Amazon account, if you are not automatically logged in

  3. Make sure you select "Kindle Edition" for the format (not paperback, audible, or hardcover). And you do not need to own a Kindle device to read your books.

  4. Check the price: between April 23-25 price should be 0.00, if you get the books on any other days, they will likely cost you money - well worth it, but be aware the promo is set for the dates previously mentioned.

  5. Click "buy now for free" or "buy with one click"!

  6. To read the books you downloaded, you can either:

    1. Use the button labeled "read now in Kindle Cloud Reader" if you are using your computer

    2. Go to the Kindle App (which is a free app you can download on google play/app store). Then find and select the book you got inside "From Your Library" and enjoy!

But I want them all! How to get all books at once?

Or download all books at once using the bundled books links below according to your country of residency:


If you decide to download all books at once, follow the steps below:

  1. Using a browser on your computer or mobile, click on the bundle link above (or copy and paste the link in your browser (beware that the Amazon app and the Kindle app themselves don't support eBook purchases directly!). Browser examples: Google Chrome, Mozilla, Safari, Explorer, etc.

  2. Log in to your Amazon account, if you are not automatically logged in

  3. Make sure you select "Kindle Edition" for the format (not paperback, audible, or hardcover). And you do not need to own a Kindle device to read your books.

  4. Check the price: between April 23-25 price should be 0.00, if you get the books on any other days, they will likely cost you money - well worth it, but be aware the promo is set for the dates previously mentioned.

  5. Click "buy now for free" or "buy with one click"!

  6. To read the books you downloaded, you can either:

    1. Use the button labeled "read now in Kindle Cloud Reader" if you are using your computer

    2. Go to the Kindle App (which is a free app you can download on google play/app store). Then find and select the book you got inside "From Your Library" and enjoy!




Teaching Spanish is at the reach of your fingertips!


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