The Educator’s Collection (Spanish) – Product Descriptions
Adentro y Afuera (Inside and Out): Fritzi’s in the house! But dónde está Fritzi? Finding the mischievous mouse is just part of the fun in this lively Spanish immersion video that welcomes you to Fritzi’s house, where up or down, inside or out, there is lots to learn and plenty to do. An entertaining mix of live-action, animation, and festive Latin music teaches children greetings, parts of the house, positional words, foods, daily activities, numbers, and more!
Los Animales (Animals): From the backyard to the barnyard, los animales are coming out to play! Children will love watching their favorite animals while learning Spanish with this award-winning immersion program. Join Maria, Fritzi, and friends for an entertaining, music-filled frolic brimming with colorful backgrounds, puppets, live action, and animation.
Vamos a Jugar (Let’s Play): Two words are guaranteed to brighten a child’s face: Let’s play! (Vamos a jugar!) Learning time becomes play time with this award-winning Spanish immersion language learning program that combines live-action, animation, and lively Latin music to teach children parts of the body, clothes, numbers, colors, and more!
Las Estaciones (The Seasons): Children love a birthday party, especially when it’s their own. But when is Fritzi’s birthday? Join the fun-loving Fritzi the mouse and his friend Maria for a festive sing-along, dance-along introduction to Spanish language-learning. From el invierno (winter) to el otoño (autumn), it’s a year-round celebration as children learn words and phrases associated with all four seasons!
La Fiesta de Fritzi (Fritzi’s Party): Join the language-learning celebration as Maria and the Whistlefritz kids plan the perfect party for Fritzi. Balloons, cake, presents, and special guests add an exciting twist to learning Spanish in this lively, interactive, Spanish immersion video!
La Música (The Music): Pack your bags—we’re going on a musical adventure around the world! Join María and a playful group of peers as they embark on a fun-filled journey from Spain to Latin America. Featuring lively Spanish melodies, vibrant backgrounds, and a colorful cast of characters, La Música will have kids singing and dancing along as they learn about food, weather, dance, days of the week, parts of the body, and more!
¡A Bailar! (Let’s Dance!): Salsa, merengue, corrido, cumbia, ranchera, rumba, and more! ¡A Bailar! is a collection of dance-able, sing-able, toe-tapping Spanish melodies that will appeal to kids and grown-ups alike. Best of all, these upbeat Latin rhythms make learning Spanish simple and fun!
¡Buenos Días!: A celebration of the vibrant music, language, and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Irresistible salsa, merengue, flamenco, reggae, and Andean rhythms encourage kids to sing along as they learn traditional foods, animals, songs, instruments, and more. Get ready to say “Buenos días” to a world of Spanish-learning fun!
Carnaval – Spanish Learning Songs: Embark on a musical celebration with this festive collection of Spanish-learning songs. From calypso, soca, and soukous to New Orleans second line, jazz, and country, this music album’s diverse musical styles are a carnaval for the ears.
Cha, Cha, Cha: Get ready to cantar (sing), bailar (dance), and aprender (learn) Spanish with this colorful collection of Spanish songs for children. Performed by award-winning singer and songwriter Jorge Anaya, this music album is a delightful mix of lively Latin rhythms that children will love – and parents will too! Cha, Cha, Cha makes learning Spanish exhilarating, educational, and fun!
¡Sabor!: This festive new collection of interactive Spanish learning songs places the emphasis on active, whether it’s making animal noises, playing games, calling out responses, singing, or dancing. Award-winning singer-songwriter Jorge Anaya is your musical guide to this fabulous fusion of world music styles, including cumbia, calypso, salsa, and merengue that will have the whole family on its feet shouting “¡Sabor!”
Spanish Lesson Plans for Kids
Spanish Lesson Plans for Kids is a curriculum of 40 lessons that engages children in fun, interactive, age-appropriate activities, such as creating puppets, following recipes, conducting experiments, and playing board games. In addition to Spanish, the curriculum includes cross-curricular lessons in math, science, and physical education. Beginning with Lesson 1 Who am I? (¿Quién soy?), the lessons flow in a logical progression of thematic units (Colors, Numbers, Shapes, Places, Around the House, Clothing, Seasons, Parts of the Body, Positional Words, Food, Family, Animals, and Descriptive Words), culminating in a fiesta. Lessons identify clear goals and learning objectives as well as extension activities that are designed to enhance children’s appreciation of Spanish culture. The lessons emphasize the development of proficiency in speaking and listening, with play-based assessments included to allow educators to evaluate student progress.
Memory Matching Cards
Learning Spanish is in the cards with this fun anytime and anywhere memory matching card game. Fifty delightfully-illustrated Spanish verb cards give this classic memory game a playful new accent. Each card contains the Spanish word and an accompanying illustration for a familiar activity, such as taking a bath or kicking a ball. Children will want to play this confidence building game again and again as they improve their concentration, memory and Spanish. It’s language-learning fun that can’t be matched!