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Spanish Winter Books and The Mitten FREEBIE

I love the book, El mitón . It's about a little boy who goes out to play in the snow and loses his mitten. While the mitten sits on the snow, a few fury friends find it and use it as shelter to stay warm on a cold and snowy day. I made a FREE emergent booklet back in 2013. I hope that you are able to use it with your young learners.

The Mitten Printables

Here's a sample of Spanish The Mitten printables from the packet. This reader can be used for sequencing and retelling the familiar story of The Mitten. Also available in English on my Kinder Alphabet blog.

How to use:

*The students will name each animal as they do a picture walk of this booklet.
*The students will read the sentence.
*The students will write the missing word.
*The students will read the completed sentence.
*After every page is done, students will read the completed booklet.

FREE Halloween Hat/Crown

I like to make learning fun. Kindergarten teachers put a lot of things on crowns, but I wanted to find a UNIQUE way to use them. I have been creating phonics crowns which incorporate reading, writing, math and other concepts. Well, I still have many ideas for crowns on my To Do list. You can go HERE to see what I have so far. You will find many in English and in Spanish. For now, here's a fun and free crown for this time of year.

The Five W's

Today I want to share a fun way to teach the five W's (who, what, when, where, why).  It is so much fun and easy!


Sing the following lines to the tune of I Have the Whole World in My Hands.

Tengo todo el cuento en mis manos,

Tengo todo el cuento en mis manos,

Tengo todo el cuento en mis manos,

Yo sé
Hizo qué
En donde y
Por qué

Yo sé
Hizo qué
En donde  y
Por qué


Sing the same song along with the hand motions.

1.  Use the pointer finger from one hand to make a circle in the middle of the palm of your other hand. Do this for the first three lines of the song (tengo todo el cuento en mis manos).

2.  Using ONE hand, raise one finger at a time as you mention one of the five W's (quien, hizo qué, cuando, en donde y por qué).

3. Here's a little visual that may be able to help your students.


After you finish the song and the corresponding motions, raise one finger at a time as you answer one of the Five W's. This will help students recall information from a story.

That's it! It's an easy way for students to remember and answer questions about a story that they just heard or read about.

Chica Chica Bum Bum

I love the story of Chica Chica Bum Bum. It has great rhythm and students love to read along. Here is an alphabet activity to go along with this story. Just place it in one of your centers and let students have fun while learning their ABC's.

Click on the picture to download the Spanish file.
Go to my Kinder Alphabet blog for the English file.


First Day of School Forms

It's so important to keep our student information nice and organized. Here are a few forms that will help you on the first weeks of school. You can even add them to your sub folder.

Click on the picture to download them in English and Spanish.


Parent Letter- Change of Clothing

Here's a FREE parent letter that every pre-school teacher might need. Send it home to request a change of clothing for the little ones. Young students do not always make it to the restroom on time and will need to change into some clean clothes right away.

FREE Download
This file includes the English and Spanish parent letters. Click on the picture to download it.


We are having a Back-to-School Bilingual Blog Hop and a Giveaway. During this blog hop, you will find free resources that you can download right away. You will also be able to enter to win a $100 shopping spree. Isn't that fun?

Free Spanish Printables

This is a fun emergent reader for beginning readers. It's perfect for the beginning of the school year! This product will only be FREE today. I also have a letter Aa booklet in English. Make sure to download both of them. If you download, please remember to leave some feedback to earn your TPT credits :)

(Find the Spanish bundle here.)

(Find the English bundle here.)

$100 TPT Shopping Spree Giveaway

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Blog Hop

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