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Days of the week in Spanish

Learning the days of the week in Spanish is an essential part of teaching Spanish. Students can familiarize themselves with the days of the week by using this learning activity and writing practice.

By simply using a calendar or bulletin board, you can teach students the basics of the days of the week in Spanish. In these days of the week in Spanish lesson, children can practice their handwriting.

The worksheet can be folded into a calendar-type for children to see the different days. You can also paste it on construction paper to make a calendar. See the following instructions on how to make this cute calendar of days of the week in Spanish.

Related: Free Spanish Language Worksheet section

Days of the Weeks in Spanish Learning Activity

Materials:

  • Free worksheets
  • Construction paper
  • Pencils, crayons, markers
  • Ribbon or yarn
  • Punch holder
  • Safety scissors
  • Glue

Instructions:

  1. Print out the free worksheets from the Language section
  2. Cut out the days of the weeks in Spanish writing practice
  3. Arrange them on construction paper
  4. Leave a 1-inch border
  5. Make two holes in the border
  6. Tie a ribbon into the holes
  7. Arrange them in order
  8. Use the last worksheet as writing practice

The following are examples of how to use the days of the week in Spanish. Here they are:

Monday = lunes

Tuesday = martes

Wednesday = miércoles

Thursday = jueves

Friday = viernes

Saturday = sábado

Sunday = domingo

Examples how to use days of the week in Spanish:

  1. On Monday, I have a doctor’s appointment. (El lunes tengo una cita con el médico.)
  2. I like to go to the park on Saturdays. (Me gusta ir al parque los sabados.)
  3. I have dance class on Thursdays. (Tengo clase de baile los jueves.)

Notice that days of the week in Spanish have masculine gender. Since they are considered nouns, they follow the same number grammar rule: add an s at the end to make plural nouns.

More resources of the days of the week in Spanish phrases

The following list provides many other ways to express everyday phrases. Many of these expressions are common in everyday conversations.

Day = día

Daily = diario

Week = semana

Weekly = semanal

Each week = cada semana

Biweekly = quincenal

Every other week = cada dos semanas

In two days (weeks) = en dos dias (semanas)

Tomorrow = mañana

Yesterday = ayer

Every other day = cada dos dias

Day before yesterday = antes de ayer

Examples of alternative ways to use days of the week in Spanish:

  1. I go to the gym every week. (Yo voy al gimnasio todos los dias.)
  2. I get paid biweekly. (Me pagan el salario quincenal.)
  3. Paola leaves for Spain in two days. (Paola sale para España en dos dias.)
  4. I need the papers by tomorrow. (Necesito los papeles para mañana.)
  5. Lola picked up the mail yesterday. (Lola levantó el correo ayer.)

Students can get better at knowing these by practicing writing the days of the week in Spanish on the free worksheet. To supplement the learning activity, you can also use books, games, and songs.

days of the week in spanish

Barbara Mascareno

Barbara is an educational writer, teacher, and instructional designer. She loves to write K-12 education content, teaching strategies, bilingual education approaches, and foreign language.

8 Comments

  1. Coolchillmom on at

    Sharing this post with lots of teachers! Plus implementing it at home if course



    • Barbara on at

      Thank you so much for sharing.



  2. Muchas gracias Barbara, estas hojas para practicar están super prácticas.
    Saludos!



    • Barbara on at

      Espero que te sirvan.



  3. bohemianbabushka on at

    BB is using this post- for herself!! ; ) A tip for this sort of “write over” lessons- BB would buy clear contact paper on top so dry erase markers could be used. Saved trees and time.



    • Barbara on at

      That’s a great idea BB 🙂 you can always use a transparent sheet protector to write and wipe.



  4. Thank you for these!!! Muchos gracias!



    • Barbara on at

      I’m so glad you like this post. Thanks for coming by.



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