Spanish Activities and Vocabulary for Thanksgiving

un pavo para el Día de la Acción de Gracias

un pavo para el Día de la Acción de Gracias

Something so American to learn Spanish?  You bet!  What is better than family, friendship, food, and Thanksgiving Dinner family intrigue to learn a language. Young learners especially respond to the excitement of Thanksgiving with its food and family gatherings presented in Spanish.

Quickie Spanish Vocabulary List

  • family= la familia
  • friendship=la amistad
  • meal= una comida
  • pilgrim= el/la peregrina/o
  • Native American= indígena
  • turkey=el pavo
  • nap= siesta
  • football game= el partido de fútbol americano

What about some handy phrases

  • Please pass me the . .  =Favor de pasarme el (la) . . .
  • Thank you= gracias
  • You are welcome= de nada
  • yes, please= Sí, por favor.
  • no, thank you= No, gracias.
  • more please= Más, por favor
  • I am stuffed= Estoy lleno(a)

See the newest e-book on Thanksgiving friends Jane the Pilgrim and Running Strong the Native American from Foreign Language House at


2 Responses to “Spanish Activities and Vocabulary for Thanksgiving”

  1. North Sulawesi on November 10th, 2008 5:58 am

    It’s great that u want 2 introduce ur language to us. anyway, care 2 xchange link with my North Sulawesi blog? I’ve added ur link in my blog.Thx

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