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Spanish books for kids to read about poetry

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Children’s poetry is one of the most entertaining ways to educate them about literature. Does poetry for kids have to be tedious and difficult to read? No, it doesn’t have to be dull, monotonous, and uninteresting. Parents and educators can read different poems to engage children.

Spanish poetry for children is fun to read and it can entertain the crowds. As a result, reading is a skill that can be done with finger puppets or plays. Whatever parents and educators use to introduce poetry, they need to make sure it’s fun. Parents can use the rhyming in the lyrics to enhance the imagination of children.

Spanish poetry books are easy and fun ways to add to the current reading skills. Here are seven books that represent children’s poetry in colorful and delightful ways to read.

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Read About Poetry with Kids

“Arco Iris de Poesía: Poemas de las Américas y España” by Sergio Andricain and Olga Cuellar

In this wonderful poetry book, children can read about different poems. Many of them are full of rhyme and illustration to encourage imagination in children. In fact, it is also a great anthology of many Spanish authors. ISBN: 9781930332591

“Zoológico de poemas” by Margarita Montalvo

This bilingual collection of poems can inspire every child’s mind. Full of illustrations and fun poems to read, children will enjoy the many stories within. Further, this book has a glossary and additional resources. ISBN: 0439706815

“Jitomates Risueños y otros poemas de primavera” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

In this beautiful bilingual collection of poetry for children, young readers can learn about Spanish rhyming and Hispanic culture. The illustrations alone can promote reading each poem. ISBN: 0892391391

“Del Ombligo de la Luna y otros poemas de verano” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

This colorful bilingual anthology is full of poems about summer. The author perfectly depicts the summer season in Mexico. This is a wonderful book to share with bilingual students. ISBN: 0892391537

Fun Poetry Books

“Los Ángeles Andan en Bicicleta” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

From reading poems about placitas to riding bikes in LA, children learn about the many activities they can do in Los Angeles, California. A city full of wonder, this bilingual book describes a typical Hispanic neighborhood. ISBN: 089239160X

“Iguanas en la nieve” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

What to do on a cold winter afternoon? There is nothing better than to read these fun poems and the great activities in winter. From snowballs to sledding, this bilingual poem collection is sure to entertain. ISBN: 0892391685

“Cayendo hacia arriba” by Shel Silverstein

This Spanish poem book is full of amazing reading for children. As you read each poem, the words seem to come life. In addition, they are so much fun to read. Full of tongue-twisting rhymes, children of every age can enjoy this book. ISBN: 9781933032801

Find these great books at your local library, bookstore or Amazon. And read them with your kids to inspire literature in a fun way. Add them to your home library today.

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Spanish books for children to learn about germs

Children do not always want to brush their teeth, wash their hands, or use tissues when they sneeze. By learning how germs make us sick, parents can teach children about keeping healthy. By maintaining a healthy living, it will improve their health, their minds, and their academic success.

Reading is an excellent way to show the necessary steps to keep healthy. These Spanish books are just a handful of the many ways to teach bilingual children about our bodies and how to keep it safe.

Spanish children books about germs

“Mantenerse sano” by A. R. Schaefer

Children can learn how to stay healthy in 13 easy to read chapters. From personal hygiene to keeping fit, parents along with children can use these tips for healthy living. This Spanish non-fiction book has more resources to learn more. ISBN: 9781432944452

“¡Lávate las manos!” by Tony Ross

Go along with this little princess to learn how to keep germs away by just washing your hands. This Spanish picture book goes through the main questions children ask when dealing with washing your hands after using the bathroom, playing with your pet, and much more. ISBN: 9788467535648

“¡A lavarse las manos!” by Elizabeth Vogel

This is another great resource to teach children the importance of washing your hands after sneezing or coughing. In this Spanish short book, preschoolers can easily find the many activities illustrated. ISBN: 0823966186

“El cuerpo” by Panini Espana

In this reference picture book for children, the human body and other important aspects are presented. What is an illness? How do we get sick? How does our body work? All and more questions are easily answered. ISBN: 2215068140

“El cuerpo” by Mary Berendes

Learning the names of body parts is essential in keeping healthy. This picture dictionary wonderfully illustrates the body from head to toe. ISBN: 9781592967964

“El cuerpo humano” by Anita Ganeri

This encyclopedia for children is full of wonderful facts about our bodies and how to keep healthy. Six sections discuss how we get hungry, how we move, how we think, how we breathe, what’s blood, and what are the senses. ISBN: 8424116895

“El autobús mágico. En el cuerpo de Ralphie: Un libro de gérmenes” by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen

Ride the magic bus and go on an adventure with Ralphie and his class. In this delightful picture book, children can learn how being sick affects our bodies. ISBN: 0590622358

Find these great books at your local library, bookstore or Amazon: Children’s section. And read them with your kids to inspire literature in a fun way. Add them to your home library today.

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Six fun Spanish picture books for young children

Reading motivation to young children can sometimes be a challenge. Finding fun books to read together is not easy when topics of interest can vary so much. However, Laura Numeroff interprets the various interests of young children in these adorable picture books. Many children adore doing multiple activities but only for a short while. Nothing captivates children’s attention than identifying with each character in the stories. The books presented here are translated to Spanish. But you can also find these titles in English.

Spanish books for children

“Si llevas un ratón al cine” translated by Teresa Mlawer

How much fun can a little boy have by taking a mouse to the movie theater? He can have so much fun that the small mouse wants to build snowmen, sing Christmas carols, make holiday decorations, and so much more. This adorable story is perfect for children ages 5 and up.

ISBN: 0066238021

“Si le das un panqueque a una cerdita” translated by Teresa Mlawer

When a little girl feeds a pig pancakes, it is a start of a bubble bath, dance lessons, taking pictures, building a tree house, and so much more. Children ages 5 and up will enjoy reading this story.

ISBN: 0060283165

“Si le das un panecillo a un alce” translated by Teresa Mlawer

What happens when a little boy feeds a muffin to a moose on a crisp autumn afternoon? Nothing more than sewing a sweater, playing puppets, painting, and so much more, the moose just wants some jam on his muffins. This delightful story is fun to read for children ages 5 and up.

ISBN: 0060254408

“Si le haces una fiesta a una cerdita” translated by Teresa Mlawer

Pigs just want to have fun. And that’s how a little pig feels in this story. From riding roller coasters to throwing a great party to playing hide and seek, this pig just can’t resist having fun with his friends. This is a great book for children ages 5 and up.

ISBN: 9780060815325

“Si le das un pastelito a un gato” translated by Adriana Domínguez

Does a cat love cupcakes? Well, this little cat enjoys not only eating cupcakes but also to play at the beach, build sand castles, ride a carousel, go to the museum, and so much more. But it all stops when he returns home and finds delicious cupcakes, to which he would love to decorate. It is a great book to read to children ages 5 and up.

ISBN: 9780061804311

“Si llevas un ratón a la escuela” translated by Teresa Mlawer

How much fun can a mouse have in school? So much fun that he packs a lunch, learns some math, makes big messes out of science class, loves playing blocks, and adores lunch. But it is the end of school that he remembers his lunch box. And, of course, he also wants to return one more time. This is a great story to share with children ages 5 and up.

ISBN: 0060523409

Find these great books at your local library, bookstore or Amazon: Children Books. And read them with your kids to inspire literature in a fun way. Add them to your home library today.