Homeschool Spanish curriculum for children aged 8+

Confidently homeschool Spanish with a minimum of preparation time needed by using our fully resourced, structured and flexible curriculum.

Children are engaged by the range of teaching material, designed to meet the needs of individual learning styles.

Your child develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills using Spanish language and grammar appropriate for real life communication.

Week 1

Watch the episode (Introductions)

This first level is all about saying hello and goodbye, introducing yoursel.....

Hola

In the video clip all the Spanish children wave and say "Hola" (Hello). Th.....

Adiós

The video clip shows Joe, who lives in Spain, saying goodbye to each of his.....

Introductions

In the video clip some of the Spanish children introduce themselves. In Sp.....

Week 2

Names Q & A

The video clip from the previous activity is repeated for this one. In Sp.....

Birthday cards

In the video clip we learn the ages of some of the Spanish children. PART .....

Number decorating

The video clip highlights ages again. PART TWO. These are the numbers 1-12.....

Level 1 revision

You can put the information together from Level 1 to form simple but inform.....

Week 3

Watch the episode (Friends)

This level is about friendship and it features the Spanish children playing.....

Ups and downs

The video clip shows some of the Spanish children climbing up and sliding d.....

Smiley faces

In the video clip, Dani and Ana Belén arrange to meet at the park. Your c.....

Uno, dos, tres, cuatro

Dani does some simple sums in the video clip. Your child draws and decorat.....

Week 4

Eating and drinking

Video clip: the Spanish children stop playing and have a refreshment break......

Positioning

Video clip: where is Ana Belén standing? Between the trees! Stand in fron.....

Throwing

Video clip: Dani and Victoriano are throwing a frisbee In the video clip y.....

Level 2 revision

Recap the language learned in this level by getting your child to make 'lis.....

Week 5

Watch the episode (Art)

Level 3 provides simple key language associated with art. This episode (13 .....

Three colors

Video clip: mixing some colors on a paint palette. Introduce the three col.....

Color by numbers

Video clip: mixing more colors on a paint palette. Download the 'color by .....

What is it?

In the video clip Ana Belén is talking to Maggie about her painting. Firs.....

Week 6

Auction

In the video clip: Joe is the auctioneer interacting with the bidders.For t.....

Frequency graphs

Video clip: Joe calls out the same numbers again. Present the new numbers .....

It all adds up

The video clip shows Victoriano winning the painting.Present the new number.....

Level 3 revision

Your child writes down as many words and/or phrases as they can remember fr.....

Week 7

Watch the episode (Family)

This level is about the family and the video episode lasts 15 minutes. It i.....

Family photos

Video clip: some of the Spanish children make a family tree out of real bra.....

Family tree

Part of the previous video clip is repeated to reinforce the names of famil.....

Dictionary order

Your child practices writing all the names of the family members they have .....

Week 8

Who's who in the family?

In the video clip Ana Belén and Dani test each other on who's who in a fam.....

Town map (1)

In the video clip Susana visits the city park.PART ONE. Download the simple.....

Town map (2)

Video clip: Susana visits more places in her city.PART TWO. The town map ha.....

Level 4 revision

Communication in language is largely based on question and answer. Here are.....

Week 9

Watch the episode (School day)

Level 6 takes in the school day. This episode lasts 16 minutes and follows .....

Splat the drinks

In the video clip Joe looks in the fridge at breakfast time. What drinks ar.....

The taste test

Video clip: Joe and Maggie eating.Use 'realia' (real things!) for this acti.....

Rooms

In the video clip Joe is frantically looking around the house for his shoes.....

Week 10

The missing room

The video clip from the previous activity is repeated for this one.Download.....

Birthday wheels

The video clip shows the children in Maggie's class at school saying when t.....

Lolly sticks

Video clip: Joe and his classmates present different shapes.Vocabulary: Cí.....

Level 5 revision

Practice a selection of the language learned in this level - and other leve.....

Week 11

Watch the episode (Day out)

This level looks mainly at colors, modes of transport, and comparing sizes......

Transport flashcards

The video clip features Joe pointing to different modes of transport.First .....

Count the cars

Download the worksheet for your child. They draw in as many cars as they li.....

Transport colors

Video clip: about modes of transport again.Show your child images of differ.....

Week 12

Big or small?

In the video clip Maggie highlights the difference between big and small.De.....

The small boat

Cut out small images of the modes of transport from this level and show the.....

Group photo

Video clip: Maggie and Joe name each of their Spanish friends shown in the .....

Level 6 revision

Tell your child that you are going to mouth words and phrases about transpo.....

Week 13

Watch the episode (Weather)

Thunder and lighting, sun, rain, wind and snow. All sorts of weather types .....

Weather dominoes

In the video clip: presentation of the various weather types.Download the w.....

Hot, hot, hot!

In the video clip Ana Belén reacts to the temperature changes.Hide these i.....

Seasons

Video clip: Juanmi introduces each of the seasons.Mime actions from each of.....

Week 14

Ebooks

In the video clip Joe points out the continents.Cutting out the continents .....

It's going to rain

Video clip: Victoriano's weather forecast for Africa!In Spanish the verb 'T.....

Multicolored umbrella

Video clip: watch Maggie opening and closing an umbrella while the backgrou.....

Level 7 revision

Combine the downloaded weather and continent images from earlier activities.....

Week 15

Watch the episode (Game show)

Level 8 features a mix of language presented in a game show starring Dani a.....

Mime the verb

Video clip: Ana Belén asks the contestants what they like. Julia obviously.....

Ordinals

The short video clip introduces the first ordinal number.Your child copies .....

Brothers and sisters

How many brothers and sisters do you have? In the video clip Ana Belén ask.....

Week 16

Country flags

Video clip: the contestants have to name that country from the visual clues.....

How many oranges?

Video clip: the next question asks how many oranges are on show.Show one re.....

How are you?

In the video clip Ana Belén asks Julia how she is. Maggie joins in with th.....

Level 8 revision

The final activity for this level is commonly known as 'Red light, yellow l.....

Week 17

Watch the episode (Passports)

A 5 minute episode accompanies this level with a passport theme. The theme .....

A running dictation

Video clip: Joe adopts a new name and introduces himself.On separate pieces.....

Passport control

In the video clip: passport control!Your child may already know the name of.....

What have you got?

In the video clip Ana Belén asks the traveller what he has got in his pock.....

Week 18

Anything else?

The conversation continues in the video clip.PART TWO. Simply extend the co.....

Two boxes

Video clip: big objects go into one box and small objects into another.Your.....

Name that country

In the video clip: the traveller arrives at his destination, Spain.Make thi.....

Level 9 revision

Do you know the game called 'Corners'? Put single words - learned in this l.....

Week 19

Watch the episode (Shopping)

Level 10's episode is 18 minutes' long and it's all about shopping. So ther.....

Food labels

In the video clip: Maggie prices up the food items in her shop.PART ONE. Us.....

Prices

The video clip shows priced items moving across the screen as if on a conve.....

Omelette or sandwich?

In the video clip Aitana is deciding what to eat. She chooses a Spanish ome.....

Week 20

Red tomatoes

In the video clip Julia is deciding what to eat. She chooses a salad. Down.....

Potatotals

The video clip shows Aitana talking to Maggie in the shop as she buys the t.....

At the market

In the video clip Aitana, Victoriano and Ana Belén are in the queue and re.....

Level 10 revision

Download the worksheet displaying the food items. Each box has a different .....

Week 21

Watch the episode (Animals)

Level 11 is about animals - types of animals, favorite animals, characteris.....

Animal wordsearch

Download the animal wordsearch for your child to complete. Extension Once.....

Favorite animals

Aitana interviews Julia about animals in the video clip.What is your child'.....

A red elephant?!

Your child colors in the animals (see download) with unlikely colors. Next .....

Week 22

Three Sad Tigers

In the video clip we learn about tigers.A well known Spanish tongue twister.....

Snakes!!

Video clip: in his interview with Aitana, Victoriano reveals he doesn't lik.....

Old McDonald

The classic song "Old McDonald had a Farm" is also available in Spanish. Ch.....

Level 11 revision

Drop a set of small plastic animals into a box, making sure there is a monk.....

Week 23

Watch the episode (Sounds)

Level 12's focus is primarily on musical instruments. In the 12 minute epis.....

Listen

In the video clip Joe shows Maggie how he plays the trumpet. Not brilliantl.....

Name the instrument

In the video clip Joe tries to guess the instrument.PART TWO. Now combine t.....

I have got a piano

Video clip: Aitana shows Maggie her piano.Hand your child images of the ins.....

Week 24

How many guitars?

Maggie's on her guitar again in the video clip.Download the worksheet and t.....

Musical mimes

In the video clip Victoriano shows how much he enjoys playing the trumpet.F.....

Do you like music?

"¿Te gusta la música?" (Do you like music?). Your child will answer "Sí".....

Level 12 revision

Ask your child to draw the five instruments presented in this level. You sh.....

Week 25

Watch the episode (At home)

This level with an 'at home' theme looks mainly at language presented in pr.....

Spelling rooms

Video clip: Raúl and Katrina are friends of Joe and Maggie. They show us a.....

Sentence split

The video clip: a series of outtakes precedes Maggie and Katrina finally ke.....

No multiples of three!

Video clip: Joe joins Raúl for a mathematical basketball challenge!Your ch.....

Week 26

Joined up mathematics

In the video clip: more basketball mathematics.Write out the numbers in let.....

Singular and plural

The video clip shows Maggie and Katrina playing a board game.Show images of.....

The food chain

Video clip: more footage of the board game.In this chain game the question .....

Level 13 revision

Ask your child to stand in front of the board but facing away from it. Writ.....

Week 27

Watch the episode (Fun fair)

Level 14 is built around a 14 minute episode filmed at a Spanish fun fair. .....

Sunglasses

Video clip: Juanmi, Joe, Maggie and Aitana at a stall which sells sunglasse.....

An egg with a twist

In the video clip Joe anxiously asks Juanmi what time the fun fair starts.U.....

Lego graph

In the video clip: the fair gets underway and the Spanish children hop into.....

Week 28

Spanish fans

In the video clip Joe and Aitana are looking happy as they wait for the rid.....

Obstacle course

Video clip: this ride goes in all directions. To the left, to the right, up.....

Ice cream match

In the video clip Maggie lends Joe some money and off they all go to buy so.....

Level 14 revision

Write on pieces of card a selection of vocabulary from this or any other le.....

Week 29

Watch the episode (Birthday)

There's never been a birthday party quite like this one! The episode for le.....

Happy Birthday banner

In the video clip: Victoriano's friends arrive for his birthday party with .....

An optical illusion

Video clip: who is the strongest, Victoriano or Ana Belén? Aitana finds ou.....

Cognates

In the video clip: there are ten objects in the shooting gallery and they a.....

Week 30

Syllables

In the video clip Victoriano shoots down the objects and Ana Belén congrat.....

Spinning colors

The video clip shows Victoriano throwing hoops of different colors.Your chi.....

Guess what it is

The video clip shows Victoriano with Ana Belén the clairvoyant! She tells .....

Level 15 revision

Combine examples of language from this level in a word chain. Use whichever.....

Week 31

Watch the episode (Treasure hunt)

Level 16 has a treasure hunt theme and its video episode lasts about 16 min.....

How do you spell it?

Video clip: Aitana finds the clue and reads it out. Numbers represent lette.....

Be a flower

The video clip shows Julia reading out the next clue, which ends with quest.....

Ping pong faces

Video clip: the Spanish children find themselves looking for two blue eyes......

Week 32

Changing shapes

Joe reads out the next clue in the video clip. It's about shapes.Show your .....

Shared knowledge

In the video clip: the next clue is is relayed to Aitana via walkie talkie......

House numbers

Video clip: the Spanish children find a door key and a house number to go w.....

Level 16 revision

Write out a selection of words from this level and/or previous levels as an.....

Week 33

Watch the episode (Restaurant)

With its restaurant theme, Level 17 is mainly about food and drink. The acc.....

The menu

In the video clip, Joe and Maggie take a look through the menu.First introd.....

Drinks

Video clip: Joe and Maggie place their drinks orders with waitress Ana Bel.....

Milk!

In the video clip: there's no orange juice so Joe has to settle for a glass.....

Week 34

Food numbers

Video clip: the customers order their main course.Elicit six likely main co.....

Numbers for letters

In the video clip: the customers order ice creams for dessert.Turn letters .....

Restaurant dialogue

Download the worksheet and hand it out to your child. When they have comple.....

Level 17 revision

Here's a dictation with a difference. Spell out food words from this level .....

Week 35

Watch the episode (Sports)

Level 18 is about sports, including football, cycling, darts and a variatio.....

Eliminate the phrase

Video clip: before he goes for a bike ride, Victoriano introduces himself.W.....

Crossword of the Week

In the video clip: an interview with Victoriano about his love for bike rid.....

Body twisting

Video clip: parts of the body, courtesy of Joe.Are you familiar with the ga.....

Week 36

Mock conversation

In the video clip Dani introduces himself before he starts soccer - known a.....

Battle of the sports

Video clip: Joe likes fishing!This activity is based on the well known game.....

Clothespins

In the video clip, some basic mathematics with Maggie the darts player.Writ.....

Level 18 revision

Download the suggestions for language content suitable for this activity. Y.....

Week 37

Watch the episode (Magic show)

Level 19, the penultimate level. Magic tricks form the basis of this episod.....

Yo-yoing

Video clip: Maggie's meditative movements!For this simple activity you'll n.....

Fruit in a box

Video clip: there's a fruit in the box but is it a coincidence that Dani ch.....

Which cup?

In the video clip, Victoriano invites players to guess under which cup the .....

Week 38

Out of a hat

Joe is the magician in the video clip. His glamorous assistant Maggie is on.....

There is a ____

Maggie shows us what came out of the hat.Show a series of images to your ch.....

Playing cards

Maggie shows Victoriano a card trick.The card revealed at the end of the tr.....

Level 19 revision

The final activity is a two-parter. Part one: cut up ten sentences (see dow.....

Week 39

Watch the episode (Whodunnit)

Level 20 is a 'whodunnit?' mystery starring all the Spanish children. In th.....

Likes and dislikes

In the video clip, the burglar selects what he most likes in the toy box.Th.....

PassWord

In the video clip, Ana Belén returns home to find some of her toys are mis.....

Flag it up

Video clip: Ana Belén tells the detective what she thinks has been taken f.....

Week 40

Guess who

In the video clip, Victoriano is the eyewitness who tries to recall the sus.....

Have writing practice

Juanmi is the suspect being interrogated in the video clip. But is he the b.....

Have questions

PART TWO. Your child thinks up five questions they could ask you. All the q.....

Level 20 revision

Many different language 'families' have been presented over the course of t.....