Tag Archives: stories

TuDiscoveryKids.com

I came across this website earlier when searching for something else and thought I’d share it. TuDiscoveryKids is the website for DiscoveryKids in Latin America and features all sorts of activities in Spanish linked to some of their programmes. I thought I’d highlight a few that you might find interesting! Juego de los colores In […]

¿De dónde viene el yak? – a Storybird

One final (for now!) Storybird, this time a little more complex than previously. This book is about animals and from where they come. It could be used as part of a cross curricular unit (geography /Science / Spanish). Whilst making it, I found a great website called Animalandia which has information in the form of short ‘fichas’ […]

A Storybird for Halloween – Contar conmigo en Halloween.

A new Storybird that has not been seen previously, especially for Halloween – and specifically written for RGo at WCPS ;o) Count with Calabaza (Pumpkin) from 0 to 9, and then find the Halloween objects in the story. Hope you enjoy it! Contar conmigoen Halloween. on Storybird

Storybird – La vida sana *updated*

In celebration of the new features of Storybird, I’ve been back to the site and had another play around and written a new book! I’ve written about Storybird before here, here and here. Oh, and here and here too! New things on Storybird that I think are particularly useful from an educational point of view […]

Click Clack Muu, Vacas escritoras.

Thanks to @AliceAyel on Twitter for flagging up a great post on a blog called Teaching Spanish w/ Comprehensible Input by Cynthia Hitz. The post is entitled Using videos of children’s stories and lo and behold, there was my son’s favourite story as a child, playing to me in Spanish. Entitled Click Clack Muu, Vacas escritoras (Click […]

Storyplace – Spanish stories online

Just rediscovered a lovely website for stories in Spanish. La Biblioteca Infantil and La Biblioteca Pre-Escolar are great for native speakers and young learners alike with stories on a variety of themes complete with accompanying activities. For example, La Pelota Dorada in La Biblioteca Infantil is a story based on a fairytale (won’t give away […]

Doña Pito Piturra

  Image By Erinisfunky Ages ago I bought a book of little plays and poems by Gloria Fuertes, and have to admit that I haven’t looked at it much since I bought it. However, I was reminded of it on Thursday at the ALL NorthEast Spanish day in Gosforth when Joaquín Moreno was talking about using […]

coloradolibraries en Youtube 1

Just discovered this ‘channel’ on Youtube – coloradolibraries. It’s the site of Colorado State Libraries and features several clips of people reading stories. A Colorado Storytime includes read-alouds of childrens books along with literacy tips. It includes different types of short books, in English and Spanish, with colorful pictures, related in some way to Colorado […]

Semillitas de aprendizaje

Thanks to a lovely FLA (foreign language assistant) who attended my course yesterday I’ve discovered Semillitas de Aprendizaje. And I love it! Semillitas de aprendizaje (little seeds of learning) is part of RiF (Reading is Fundamental), a non profit organisation with the aim of nurturing a love of books and a rise in literacy across […]