Spanish Thanksgiving Lessons & Activities

Feliz Día de la Acción de Gracias

Feliz Día de la Acción de Gracias

Looking for some fun Thanksgiving activities in Spanish?If you’re looking for a collection of Spanish Thanksgiving activities, or a short unit, you’re in the right place.  Be sure to check out this Thanksgiving power point story. All materials work in a classroom or for home-educators, or even just for some fun around the house.

If you’re a homeschooling parent, or an adult interested in introducing children to Spanish, there are also materials for you. This holiday we’ve provided units for every age and most Spanish language levels. See the list and selections below:

Spanish Turkey Finger Play for Preschoolers

Spanish Thanksgiving Story for Grades 3-6

Spanish Thanksgiving Story for Grades 6-12

As foreign language education research shows, the framework of a story makes language memorable & appealing to all learners.  Story is the defining component of Foreign Language House materials and these materials have plenty.

See the fun, practical Spanish preference expressions with Thanksgiving too

Spanish Thanksgiving Activities for all Ages

Feliz Día de la Acción de Gracias

Feliz Día de la Acción de Gracias

Looking for some fun Thanksgiving activities in Spanish? If you’re looking for a collection of Spanish Thanksgiving activities that you can pick and choose from, or a short unit, be sure to check out our Thanksgiving units and activity guides at Foreign Language House. We strive to provide creative, fun, & context-rich materials that are convenient, and affordable for all ages.

Our units, lessons & activities are based on an enagaging story. As foreign language education research & our classroom experience shows, the framework of a story makes language memorable & appealing to all learners.  Story is the defining component of Foreign Language House materials.

If you’re a parent or an adult interested in introducing children to Spanish, there are also materials for you. This holiday we’ve provided units for every age and most Spanish language levels. See the list and selections below:

SPANISH THANKGSGIVING MATERIALS & ACTIVITIES

  • Thanksgiving Vocabulary Tic Tac Toe Games & Activities
  • PreK to Grade 2 Story, Activities, Songs, & Coloring Sheets
  • Grade 3 to Grade 6 Activities, Songs, Writing Activities & Coloring Sheets
  • Grade 7 to Grade 12 More Advanced Story, Visuals, Vocabulary & Verb Activities, & Writing Activities

Spanish Thanksgiving Story & Activities for All Ages

Jane la Peregrina

Jane la Peregrina

Running Strong

Running Strong

Un Pavo

Un Pavo

Need something for your Spanish students or learners this season?  Thanksgiving certainly isn’t inherently anything Hispanic, but it’s a great backdrop for a story.  And a story is the best way to learn or practice Spanish, especially if the characters are as engaging as Jane the English Pilgrim and her friends Running Strong the Native American boy, and Pedro the Turkey.  Foreign Language House has the story and activity units for all ages: preK through grade 12!

Personajes-Characters

  • Jane the Pilgrim- Jane la Peregrina
  • Running Strong- Running Strong el Indígena
  • Pedro the Turkey- Pedro el Pavo
  • Amigos-friends

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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 www.stores.lulu.com/foreignlanguagehouse

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