Spanish Dual Language Online Resources
Spanish Dual Language Links: Literacy-Based Activities and Resources

Online Resources
For Dual Language Students and Their Families
 

Canciones y Videos en Español

 Days of the Week/Dias de la Semana  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7mm8MC1MgY 

Months of the Year/Meses del Año http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKznbHvPFwc 

Alphabet with Animals/Alfabeto con los Animales  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSZA0p45a18  

Vowels/Vocales http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riSCOr2N-AE   

Numbers 1-20/Numeros 1-20 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQoLqBBPaTk  

Numbers 1-100/Numeros 1-100 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unbPV7l2_vI  

Children Songs/Canciones Infantiles http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExaWNagWYBI 

Other Online Resources

 http://esp.brainpop.com/

http://www.colorincolorado.org/

This free bilingual website is a wonderful resource for educators, ELL students, and their families. The information on this site is provided in English and Spanish. Webcasts, teacher materials, as well as research based articles, focus on a variety of ELL topics.


http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/


http://www.wordreference.com

This free on-line dictionary serves as a good reference when searching for word translations in multiple languages. Viewer can simply type a word and do a search in the chosen language. WordReference is also accessible through iPhone.

 

CUENTOS Y MÁS

 SPANISH FOR KIDS

http://www.123teachme.com/learn_spanish/spanish_for_children

Spanish for Kids provides activities, multimedia clips, online dictionaries, a directory of Spanish-language schools, travel logs, and a forum for Spanish-language learners.


CODY’S CUENTOS

http://www.codyscuentos.com/

Cody’s Cuentos produces free podcasts of classic fairy tales translated into Spanish and read by a professional storyteller. The site mascot is a friendly cartoon dog named Cody. Users have the option of subscribing to receive new podcasts when they are available.

 

PBS: “A PLACE OF OUR OWN” & “LOS NIÑOS EN SU CASA”

http://www.aplaceofourown.org/index.php

A Place of Our Own is the companion Web site to the daily Californian television series “A Place of Our Own” (and “Los Niños en Su Casa” in Spanish). The Web site, along with the TV series and an outreach program, are directed toward child care providers and share ways to help children to acquire developmental skills, language, and literacy. On the Web site, information and episode resources are organized by key topics, such as Brain Development and Health & Safety.

 

http://www.literacycenter.net/

This website provides free pre-reading materials for students at an early childhood level focusing on letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. The materials are available in Spanish, French, German, and English. Activity pages can be made into books and serve as great learning tools not only for native speakers but anyone learning the basics of a new language.

 

http://www.languagelizard.com/

This website provides a variety of products which can be used to build multicultural classrooms and instill excitement of diverse cultures. Bilingual children’s products are available for purchase in 40 languages and book suggestions are presented by levels of difficulty. Multicultural lesson plans for Language Lizard books are accessible to educators and parents to help celebrate diversity.

 

http://www.teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/

This website is a great resource not only for Hispanic Heritage month but also throughout the year. Scholastic provides information on Hispanic History, Famous Latinos, Latinos in History, and an interactive concentration game focusing on Spanish vocabulary. Additional resources include; printable timelines and biographies.

 

http://www.storyplace.org/storyplace.asp/

The StoryPlace Pre-school Library is full of great activities for you to explore. Each one provides a theme, a story, an online activity, a paper-based activity, suggested readings, and a parent activity.

 

Mi Mundo de Palabras: Thematic Spanish Activities


http://cvc.cervantes.es/ensenanza/mimundo/default.htm

Literacy Practice Activities

http://www.literacycenter.net/

Mama Lisa's World International Music & Culture Kid Songs And Rhymes of South America & Central America

http://www.mamalisa.com/?t=e_cont&c=4

Biblioteca Tumblebooks - needs subscription

http://www.bibliotecatumble.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f


CHRISTMAS

Noche de paz – Silent Night in Spanish with an MP3 Recording

http://www.mamalisa.com/blog/noche-de-paz-silent-night-in-spanish-with-an-mp3-recording/