Spanish for Kids

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Calico Spanish Songs

Hola a todos

Start your Spanish classes off with this cheerful greeting song! "Hola a todos" is a perfect class warm-up for Spanish students of all ages.

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La granja

Use this rhythmic farm song to introduce new vocabulary. Have your students sing and and make animals sounds along with the video.

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Comida

Teach students the names of breakfast, lunch, and dinner foods in Spanish using this colorful video! Students will learn the Spanish names of familiar foods, as well as several traditional Mexican dishes!

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Caballito blanco

This is "Caballito Blanco" - a traditional Spanish poem and song - put to our original music in order to give you a fun, authentic resource to use with your students and kids.

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Pobre perrito

What happens to the little dog when he plays in the road? This video is a great way to open a discussion amongst your elementary Spanish students about safety and feelings.

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Las vocales

Emphasize correct vowel production with this cute, easily memorized tune.

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Dos monitos

Based on a traditional poem, these two little monkeys chatter at Auntie all day long. Simple lyrics allow you to easily introduce poetry in Spanish to your students. Visual cues assure comprehension.

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¡Elefantes grandes!

This a a fun, silly song set to our original music to help your students learn new vocabulary in Spanish. Get your students up and jumping along with the elephants for a fun, effective brain-break activity.

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Meses del año

This song teaches students the names of the months of the year.

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¡Señor Reloj!

Use this fun, original transition song to help your students move from one activity to another while keeping them interested and focused on the lesson.

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¡Colores, colores!

Make learning colors an interactive experience for your students by having them guess what color will come next in the video.

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Chocolate

This song introduces the concept of breaking words into syllables as a Spanish reading strategy. Plus, kids love the way singer Joel Valle speeds up with repeated verses!

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¡Cuenten conmigo!

This memorable song teaches students to count to ten in a fun and interactive way! Students count on ten fingers, then clap and jump ten times along with the song.

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Traigan sus pies

This song is a great way to practice some action verbs while highlighting various body parts in Spanish. Get your students up and moving as you sing along.

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Adiós

Use this great "goodbye song" to establish routines in your classroom. The gentle melody and captivating images are perfect to help students wind down and reflect on a day of Spanish learning activities.

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Vengan ya

Help your students learn key action phrases with this catchy tune. Through the use of the repeating phrase, "Vengan ya," students learn how to express basic verbs in Spanish.

Spanish videos for Kindergarten

Rima de chocolate

Preparing a cup of hot chocolate? Chant this traditional rhyme while you stir the hot cocoa.

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Gotas de diez en diez

This fun and memorable song helps students practice counting in Spanish!

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Lluvia

This interactive song helps students practice counting to five. While singing the song, children can use the tapping of their fingers to create a rainstorm!

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Las estaciones

The Seasons of the Year Spanish weather song for children.

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¿De dónde eres tú?

Learn to ask, "Where are you from?" in Spanish with this rhythmic video. Students will quickly learn to ask and state the where someone is from while also learning the names of a few Spanish speaking countries!

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¿Cómo te llamas?

Practice introductions in Spanish with this fun video. Students will learn how to ask and state their name when meeting someone their own age (informal).

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¿Cuántos años tienes?

This video teaches students to ask, "How old are you?" in Spanish. Students also learn to reply appropriately.

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¡A la víbora de la mar!

This authentic traditional Spanish activity song is a great way to get your kids moving and interacting with one another.

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Mi guitarrí

Play musical chairs with this traditional song. Get your learners moving!

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¡El alfabeto!

This is a simple, memorable alphabet song that your students will love! This song incorporates all the changes the Real Academia Española made in 2010 to the Spanish alphabet.

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¡A limpiar!

This catchy song will make kids look forward to clean-up time! Clear vocals, colorful illustrations, and on-screen text ensure that students quickly acquire the phrases.

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La semana

This easy-to-learn song teaches students the names of the days of the week in Spanish.

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Dame un abrazo

Saying goodbye, can be difficult, especially when you've been enjoying time with dear friends. This traditional poem - a Spanish "despedida," or farewell - makes it a little easier to leave as you give your friends one last hug.

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Amiguito baila conmigo

Your Spanish learners will enjoy this simple but fun poem set to music.

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Todo mi cuerpo

Help kids learn how to talk about parts of the body and activities in Spanish.

Así me gusta a mí

Sing along with this fun song and your learners will improve their skills of description and communicating with activity words.

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Concentration Game

Concentration games match text to images for colors, emotions, numbers, and more. Set your level for complexity. Track your progress with the timer. Hear the Spanish audio for successful matches.

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Drag and Drop - La semana

Drag and drop the days of the week in the correct order.

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Memoria! (Last 6 Months)

Flip the cards over and memorize their location in order to pair them with the matching card.

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Búsqueda: Café

Find the items that are café.

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Búsqueda: Azul

Find the items that are azul.

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Fill in the Blanks - Lluvia

Fill in the blanks to the song "Lluvia".

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What's the order? Days of the Week

Put the cards in order to show the days of the week in Spanish.

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What's the order? Greeting Dialogue

Put the cards in order to show a dialogue you can use to greet someone, find out their name, and say goodbye in Spanish.

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Memoria! (First 6 Months)

Flip the cards over and memorize their location in order to pair them with the matching card.

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What's the order? Months of the Year

Put the cards in order to show the months of the year in Spanish.

Drag and Drop - Las horas

Drag and drop the names of each hour into the clock in the correct order.

Búsqueda: Amarillo

Find all the things that are amarillo in this bathroom scene.

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¡Colores, colores! - Part 1

Flip the cards over and memorize their location in order to pair them with the matching card.

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¡Colores, colores! - Part 2

Flip the cards over and memorize their location in order to pair them with the matching card.

Búsqueda: Verde

Find the items that are verde.

Fill in the Blanks - Pañuelito

Fill in the blanks to the song "Pañuelito".

Drag and Drop - Los números de 10 en 10

Drag each number word (tens up to 100) to the correct place to complete the poster.

Drag and Drop - La familia

Drag the correct word to label each person on the family poster.

Drag and Drop - La casa

Drag each word for a room of the house to the correct place to complete the poster.

Match the Weather!

Match six weather phrases with the correct illustration.

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Memoria! En la casa

Play a Memory game with vocabulary words for six household objects.

Spanish Programs for Elementary students

Pedro el pez
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Pedro es pequeño

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María la mona

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About Calico Spanish

Here’s the problem: Spanish for kids shouldn't be hard to find. Teachers need quality curriculum that helps their learners acquire Spanish in real classrooms in real situations, without the expensive hype, without the political demands for content that doesn’t work, and with support across the spectrum of teachers’ Spanish ability.

Here’s the solution: Spanish for kids is something we're so committed to, we put it in our name.

At Calico Spanish, we aren’t rocket science. We don’t develop for politicians. We are teachers and language learners ourselves, and since 2007, we've existed for one purpose: to provide teachers and children with quality Spanish learning experiences.

What is Calico Spanish Stories?

Simply the best program available to support anyone who wants to teach Spanish for kids.

  • Make learning fun: The Calico Spanish characters engage children in the ways they learn best; stories, songs, and play.
  • Bite-sized chunks: Lesson vocabulary is introduced in small chunks throughout the lessons, so it’s easy to remember.
  • Encourage conversation: Our videos show the characters speaking Spanish, encouraging young learners to try the phrases out, too!
  • Goal-based learning: An easy to follow curriculum with daily goals that allow you to track progress.
  • Put it into practice: We encourage children to use real Spanish with activities and games!
  • They'll love to sing it... and love to speak it! Our Music Videos work alongside the lessons to help aid comprehension.
  • Cultural insights: Our Culture Capsules introduce children to the Spanish-speaking cultures.
  • Simplified teaching: Work through the daily lesson plans with all the material at the click of a mouse, whenever you need it.

Spanish for kids is fun and effective with Stories. Don't take it from us - read reviews from real people using our program.

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How does Stories work?

All online • Subscription model • Anyone can teach • Grades K-5

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  • Equips you with a fun, animated, 100% digital program.
    Download and print resources on demand, or purchase printed copies from our Learning Resources Shop.
  • Engages children with comprehensive, varied support materials.
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  • Helps children build skills through scaffolded content.
  • Empowers teachers of any (or no) Spanish ability with native-speaker audio and step-by-step lesson plans.
  • Simplifies your search with transparent, affordable pricing.
  • Aligns with national language learning standards (ACTFL Standards here).

More on the Calico Spanish philosophy:

An effective all-encompassing curriculum integrates key elements in achievable chunks. Instead of overwhelming children with long vocabulary lists and grammar, Stories is filled with language connected in context - even in online learning. New concepts and vocabulary are presented in contextualized, bite-sized chunks such as a number, color, animal, actions, and verb phrases. These topics are reiterated throughout our games, songs, and activities to reinforce the language connections for kids learning Spanish. Once these basics are acquired, it is possible to move on to even more complex ideas.

Stories enables you to to build students' comprehension skills and give them a love for Spanish language and culture that will motivate them to continue learning Spanish for years to come. Try Stories today and experience the joy of learning with Calico Spanish for Kids.

Calico Spanish gives instructors an incredible foundation for teaching Spanish to children. The curriculum was structured by teachers so that students have the opportunity to learn Spanish in an immersion environment.

Children absorb the language through observing gestures, visual aids, pantomime and demonstrations. They comprehend Spanish throughout various activities by using audio cues, visual aids and actions to stimulate their brains' language acquisition centers. Finally, they have the opportunity to naturally use Spanish as they engage in fun activities and sing along with our custom music resources.

Interactive lessons and sentence frames in conversation activities give each student opportunities to express unique ideas in Spanish. Students are equipped with solid, foundational Spanish skills that enable understanding of new concepts and vocabulary when presented using contextual cues and prior knowledge.

By making Spanish fun for kids, they are comfortable using their acquired language skills and are responsive with full sentences and independent ideas by the end of our Stories program. It is surprising how quickly children can learn Spanish, so set challenging goals to watch your students progress.

It is challenging for teachers to find time to develop interesting lesson plans that meet the diverse needs of their students. Calico Spanish makes lesson preparation quick and easy for teachers so they can focus on their class. Teachers are equipped with research-based strategies that are interwoven into over 200 hours of step-by-step lesson plans. Using proven methods of language acquisition, the lesson plans present topics in diverse ways so that visual, audio and kinesthetic learners can better understand, use and retain the language.

The lesson plans supply teachers with an array of options for introducing and reviewing concepts and vocabulary in Spanish. These different methods encompass all types of learners to create an environment where teaching and learning Spanish is enjoyable. Since children are discovering the language for themselves through vibrant visual aids, catchy music and TPR activities they better retain the language and actively want to use it. From the first presentation to the last targeted assessment, teachers are equipped to engage each of their students to make learning Spanish fun.

Calico Spanish provides everything you need to create your own Spanish immersion environment. With the quality music, visual aids and detailed plans you will enable your students to learn and communicate in Spanish. Calico Spanish is an incredible, enrichment program for providing elementary-aged children with the opportunity to become bilingual and biliterate and explore the cultures of the Spanish-speaking peoples, especially through our unique inquiry-based Culture Capsules.

The vibrant graphics set a cheerful tone that attracts eager learners. Furthermore, the custom visuals allow teachers to easily communicate new concepts, tie the components of the curriculum together, and help students make connections between written and vocalized words.

Calico Spanish is designed to make Spanish for kids an enjoyable experience. The primary goal of the early Stories levels is to develop a student's receptive language skills. As learners progress, they are able to ask and answer more complex questions and accomplish useful tasks using their own original Spanish!

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