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Lolly with basket of eggsLarkin with basket of eggs

A simple animated story for Easter featuring scenes from some of our favourite stories - and secret clues to help if you get stuck...!

Also in English, French and German.

Read the story here

Gingerbread man on the fox's noseEl Hombre de Jengibre

A beautifully illustrated animated version, narrated by a native Spanish speaker.

The story is suitable for young learners of Spanish at Key Stage 2 and is supported by a range of linked resources including printable books, puppet and mask templates, interactive whiteboard resources and an image bank.

A series of 14 lesson plans based on a Thinking Skills approach to language learning also complement the resource.

Also available in English and French.

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Calling for White DogEl Nabo Gigante

A lively adaptation of the traditional tale written by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy in1863 - a long time ago!

The repetitive nature of the story makes it a great one for joining in, acting out - and maybe even having a bit of a jig along to the music!

The text is highlighted as it's read and the video controls allow the user to pause and replay the narration.

The complete story is now free!

Also available in Bulgarian, English, French and German.

Read the story here!

boy with ladybirdQuiero Una Mascota

A lively story about a boy who really really wants a pet.... It's also a great way to practise sentence structure in Spanish, asking questions, expressing preferences well as looking at gender, adjectives and adjectival agreement - and it's fun!

Child friendly controls make it easy to navigate the story and there's an option to pause the soundtrack at any point to allow for reflection and questioning.

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Freedom - Libertad
swallow flying

A poem with simple images of Freedom as seen through the eyes of a child - ideal to use as a framework for pupils to write their own poem. Available in English, French, German and Spanish.

Enjoy the poem here

Caperucita RojaCaperucita RojaEl lobo

A funny reworking of the traditional tale of Little Red Riding Hood in Spanish, complete with a choice of three endings.

Simple navigation controls allow the narration to be paused and replayed, and the text is highlighted as it is read.

Printable books and puppet templates accompany the story, which is also available in EnglishFrench and German.

Read the story here!

Four Short Spanish Poems

Four simple Spanish poems which you can enjoy with your class - great for exploring language patterns and sounds! 

Each poem is narrated by a native Spanish speaker and there is an option to pause the soundtrack at any point to allow for reflection and questioning..

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Change - El Cambio

National Poetry Day 2018

We took the inspiration for this poem from the return to school after the long summer break - definitely a time of many changes!

The poem is also available in EnglishFrench and German.

Enjoy the poem here

Singing, action and lots of fun!

Danny the Dog

Enjoy singing and joining in with this simple action rhyme in Spanish.

Choose Catalina la Cerdita or Pepe el Perro to help you with the words and actions.

Danny the Dog

How fast you can go without falling over?

The song is also available in English and French.

Listen and sing here!

picnic basket¡Vamos de Picnic!

Enjoy this simple, relaxing story about a picnic which gradually unfolds as vocabulary is introduced item by item to a musical accompaniment!

The story is about a picnic, but as it’s a very posh one with full table settings (including napkins!) it’s equally suitable for use in café or restaurant topics or daily routines.

Also in English, French and German.

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El Cuento Increíble de Juanito y el Tallo de Habas

 Juanito y el Tallo de Habas</Adventurous young Juanito stars in a traditional tale with a twist in this fully animated, engaging story for young learners of Spanish.

A full range of teaching resources accompany the story, which is also available in English and  French.

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Deseos de Navidad

Lolly and Larkin'Christmas Wishes' is our second Advent Calendar story featuring Santa's grandchildren, Lolly and Larkin.

The language focus is on different ways of asking what someone would like for Christmas, along with the names of animals, toys and Christmas gifts.

Also in English, French and German.

Read the Spanish version here!

¿Dónde está Santa?

SantaJoin Santa's grandchildren, Lolly and Larkin, in their third Christmas adventure as they set out to find Santa!

It's a lovely story for acting out and practising the names of the rooms in the house - hidden puppies and noisy gnomes add to the fun!

Also in English, French and German .

Enjoy the Spanish story here!

Calendario de Advenimiento

Lolly and Larkin

A lovely animated Christmas story which tells the tale of what happens when some unexpected visitors arrive to help Santa and Mrs Claus prepare for the big day!

Also in English, French and German.

Read the Spanish version here!