Many Montessori schools and homeschools introduce Spanish as well as English activities. There are wonderful resources available for anyone to use.
Great times to place an extra emphasis on learning the Spanish language and introducing information about Mexico are Cinco de Mayo (May 5) and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15). Although many of the Spanish-speaking Montessori bloggers are from countries other than Mexico, their activities have a lot to offer in the area of Montessori-inspired Spanish activities appropriate for Cinco de Mayo or any time during the year.
Most Montessori activities can be taught in Spanish or whatever language you’re studying.
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Here are some ideas specifically for Spanish activities from Montessori bloggers:
Montessori-Inspired Spanish Activities and Resources
- Every Star Is Different has Spanish activities and a free printable Spanish pack.
- The Pinay Homeschooler has some Montessori-inspired Spanish activities and printables (including learning numbers in Spanish).
- 2 Pequeños Traviesos gives examples for Spanish versions of continents work as shown in the photo. Here the Spanish continent and ocean labels are used with the Montessori globe of the continents, but Spanish continent and ocean labels would also work well with the continent map work. Be sure to check out the other Spanish ideas at 2 Pequeños Traviesos, including work with prefixes and suffixes for elementary-age children.
- Uno Zwei Tutu has many Spanish-English printables at Teachers Pay Teachers. (The pictured DIY Land, Water And Air Jars With Free Bilingual Printables is no longer available.)
Escuelita Montessori has many Spanish-English printables at Teachers Pay Teachers.
- Mi Escuelita Montessori has Montessori activities in Spanish and free Spanish downloads (photo of Spanish grammar farm).
- Olives and Pickles has a float and sink activity with free printable as well as other free printables and activities in Spanish. (Photo of Spanish Magnetic Box.)
- The Natural Homeschool has many Spanish activities and Montessori subscriber freebies in Spanish (including Animals in Winter: Migration, Hibernation & Adaptation in Spanish)
- Trillium Montessori has free animals in winter Montessori 3-part cards in Spanish.
Montessori en Casa has free Montessori printables and activities.
Montessori en el Hogar has free downloads for elementary-age children with many of the printables in Spanish.
There are Spanish materials (a number of free printables) available from Montessori Materials.
You’ll find many Montessori Spanish materials at Teachers Pay Teachers. A number of the Spanish Montessori printables are free.
There are lots of Montessori-inspired Spanish materials available on Etsy.
Montessori for Everyone has Spanish Montessori materials for sale.
Maitri Learning has Spanish Montessori materials for sale.
Montessori123 has Spanish Montessori materials for sale.
Montessori Spanish Series has a site with preschool and elementary products for sale.
Montessori Nature has a helpful post about teaching any language: “Raising Multilingual Montessori Kids.”
Bilingual Kidspot has a helpful post about “Raising a Bilingual Child the Montessori Way.”
LePort Montessori tells about language immersion in their schools.
My Other Posts with Spanish Activities and Resources
I have a Spanish version of the silence game in my Montessori-Inspired Little Passports Activities – Mexico.
I have some fun music appreciation activities in my post “Montessori-Inspired Music Appreciation: Juanita the Spanish Lobster (Juanita la langosta española) Activities.”
I always enjoyed introducing Spanish activities – both for the children and for the clear introduction to Spanish for myself!
Have fun learning and teaching Spanish! 🙂
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