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¿Cuántos años tienes?

Catchy rhythmic chant to help us master the question "¿Cuántos años tienes?" (how old are you?)

Autumn 1 - 2021-22


Hola Y1s. This half-term will be very exciting. We will start by doing a quick recap on basic classroom instructions. I'm sure you remember them all:



Numbers 1-20


We did great at learning numbers up to 15 in Reception. This year, we will learn numbers up to 20:



Check numbers from 16 to 19. How do we make those numbers in Spanish?


Telling age



We will do this in class many times, so don't you worry if you don't get it quite yet. In the meantime, check on the video below.


In addition to, we will learn a very important sentence in Spanish:


Meaning: 'I speak a bit of Spanish'.


Mr Castro

Third Lockdown activities - Spring 1 - 2020/21


Hello everyone. Hola a todos.

Please find attached the PowerPoint document containing the lesson for this half-term: Numbers 1-20, and Colours.

Also, you will find some other documents and links that will be useful to you.

Numbers Song in Spanish. Canción de los números de BASHO & FRIENDS

Cuenta Y Muévete | Canciones Infantiles | Super Simple Español

Spanish For Kids| Counting In Spanish 0 - 20 | Count to 20| Spanish Numbers 0 - 20

Learn the Colors in Spanish | Colors Song for Kids - Canción de Los Colores

Colores y números. Song to learn Numbers and colors in Spanish for kids and children

Colors for Children. Learn the Colors in English and Spanish

What is your name? - ¿Cómo te llamas? - Calico Spanish

How old are you? - ¿Cuántos años tienes? - Calico Spanish


The School of Spanish at Home


Spring 2 - week 6


Hola, ¿qué tal estás? I am sure that you were wondering if there was going to be any work for Spanish. Well, here it is! Please find new videos, games and downloadable material below (I will be adding new things in the following days and weeks, so stay put!).

I appreciate all work you do so don't be shy and share it on Twitter. Who knows? You might receive a certificate! wink


Mr Castro

Vegetables -Listen and repeat

Great for improving your listening and speaking skills. Don't miss it!

¿Te Gusta El Helado De Brócoli? - Do you like broccoli ice cream?

This song is so funny. You'll love it! Just liste and repeat.

Spring 2




In addition to all the fruits that we have learned in Spring 1, we have some fruits coming too:




Describing fruits


As we did with fruits, we will describe vegetables in exactly the same way:



Make sure you give this some practice!

Las Frutas en español - Fruits recap

Extended practice with fruits. Escucha y repite (listen and repeat)

Las Frutas Song

And here's a song for you!

Spring 1


Hello everyone. Here's what we are going to learn this half-term in Spanish:




Don't forget to do the actions when practising at home surprise.


Likes and dislikes


This one is easy:

- If you like a fruit, just say "Me gusta" (I like) and the name of the fruit. For example: "Me gusta la naranja".

- If you don't like a fruit, then say "No me gusta" (I don't like) instead. For example: "No me gusta la naranja".


Simple descriptions


Just follow the colour code and say the words in the order presented from left to right. Let me show you how.

If you want to describe the colour of the apple ("manzana") you must say: "La manzana es rojo".

I'm pretty sure you remember all the colours well but in case you not, then check of the section of Spanish for Reception (EYFS).


Mr Castro

La Canción de las Frutas (the song of the fruits)

Our new singing game for this half-term. Keep on practising!

Autumn 2 - 2019





You might remember these from last year. In case you not, here I left them for you to practice.


Parts of the body



This half-term we will describe parts of the body using colours, so make sure you know them pretty well!



Arre Borriquito - Giddy Up Little Donkey

A fun traditional Spanish Christmas Carol to enjoy in our lessons!

Summer 1


La Playa


Our new topic is the beach ("la playa"). We will learn new vocabulary and different ways of using it. Why not starting practising the new words now?



"Un Pulpito"


We will sing this lovely song about fishes eating each other. Here are the sea animals:



And here are the lyrics:


Una sardina, una sardina,

nadando en el agua.

Una sardina, una sardina.

¡Glup, glup, glup!

¡O, no! Fue comido por...


Un pulpito, un pulpito,

nadando en el agua.

Un pulpito, un pulpito.

¡Glup, glup, glup!

¡O, no! Fue comido por...


Un atún, un atún,

nadando en el agua.

Un atún, un atún.

¡Glup, glup, glup!

¡O, no! Fue comido por...


Un tiburón, un tiburón,

nadando en el agua.

Un tiburón, un tiburón.

¡Glup, glup, glup!

¡O, no! Fue comido por...


Una ballena, una ballena,

nadando en el agua.

Una ballena, una ballena.

¡Glup, glup, glup!

(burp!) ¡Perdóname!


- "nadando en el agua": swimming in the water.

- "Fue comido por...": it was eaten by...

- "¡Perdóname!": I'm sorry!


Where do you come from? - ¿De dónde eres tú?


Remember: we answer the question with "Soy de" (I'm from) and then we say the country (e.g. "Inglaterra" (England), "España" (Spain), "Polonia" (Poland), "Rumanía" (Romania), etc.).



Un Pulpito

La canción del Pulpito

Autumn 1 - 2018


Welcome back children! This half-term we are going to learn lots of new things. Are you ready?


Instructions and Classroom Routines



We have two new instructions to learn at the bottom of the picture: "close the door" and "make a circle". But the most important of all is this one:



Yes! This is how we ask to go to the toilet in Spanish. Don't forget the actions we learned in class frown



Numbers 1 - 20



Check out numbers from 16 to 19. You only have to join "Dieci" and the number name that you already know. Easy!



Conversation skills


We will learn two new questions: "How old are you?" and "How are you?":





These are the main contents that we are going to learn this half-term. Very exciting!


Mr Castro