Vamos a Cantar – Let’s sing
Song: "Canción de Saludar/Greeting Song"-Track #6 Boca Beth’s My 1st cd
Song: Spanish Vowel song Bonus #1*
Song: "I Love My Family" - Track #9 Mas/More Boca Beth cd
Vamos a jugar –Let’s Play
Game/Activity: Family Portrait ~ Retrato de la familia
Talk about your family with your child. Then go over the Spanish word for various family members. Tell your child that she's going to draw a picture of her family. While looking at your child’s family portrait, you could ask:
madre (MAH-thray) mother
mamá (mah-MAH) mommy
padre (PAH-thray) father
papá (pah-PAH) daddy
hermano (ehr-MAH-noh) brother
abuela (ah-BWAY-lah) grandma
abuelo (ah-BWAY-loh) grandpa
tía (TEE-ah) aunt
tío (TEE-oh) uncle
primo (PREE-moh) cousin (boy)
prima (PREE-mah) cousin (girl)
mis primos (mees PREE-mohs) my cousins
Visit my PDF of more family words in Spanish and to see a Family Tree activity.
Check out 123 Teach Me Spanish to hear how family words in Spanish are pronounced and used in conversations.
Showing love to family
abrazos = hugs Es la hora de decir adiós (It’s time to say goodbye)
besos, besitos = kisses
dame un beso = give me a kiss
te amo, te quiero = I love you
te quiero a tí = I love you too
te quiero tambien = I love you too
Song: “We are Little Friends” – Track #2 We are Little Friends cd
Es la hora de decir adiós (It’s time to say goodbye)
Try to use 3 Spanish words of praise and encouragement today and throughout the week. Fill in the third one. (You’ll find the list in Bonus #2*)
1. Déjame ver – Let me see.
2. ¡Qué bonito/a! – How beautiful!
The Spanish-English family book that we have at home is My Family and I/Mi familia y yo by Gladys Rosa-Mendoza.