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Marnie’s Spanish 101: A Day at the Museum!

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños 

¡Hola! Welcome to the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County’s Spanish 101 blog series! Here you will find some wonderful resources, book suggestions and activities to help you and your little ones learn Spanish and have fun while doing it. 

This week, we’re going to the museum¡Vamos al Museo! Be sure to take a virtual tour of the Louvre on the link below and practice saying the words on the vocabulary list out loud. Then head over to our catalog and check out some of the recommended titles!  

Click HERE To Take a Virtual Tour of the Louvre for Kids! 

Vocabulary Words:

Museum – (El) Museo (moosehoh) 

Art – Arte (ahrteh) 

Work of art – Obra de arte (ohbrah deh ahrteh) 

Artist – (El) Artist(ahrteestah) 

Painting – (El) Cuadro (kwahdroh) 

Statue – (La) Estatua (ehstahtwah) 

Guide – (El/La) Guía (geeah) 

Exhibit – (La) Exposición (ehkspohseesyohn) 

Mural – (El) Mural (moorahl) 

Collection – (LaColección (kohlehksyohn) 


  • Let’s go to the museum! – ¡Vamos al Museo! 
  • Where is the museum? – ¿Dónde está el museo? 
  • What do you see? – ¿Qué ves? 
  • What colors do you see? – ¿Qué colores ves? 
  • Describe what you see? – Describe lo que ves.

Be sure to check out our blog on colors to review the words in Spanish:

  • Marnie’s Spanish 101: Colors – Los Colores 

Check Out These Great Titles Available from Hoopla:

These titles and many others are available from your library and will help you and your family to learn Spanish with ease. Well, that’s it for now! Thank you so much for exploring this week’s Spanish 101 blog!  I’ll see you next time for more fun Spanish lessons, great books and fun activities.

¡Hasta Luego! 


In case you missed them, click HERE to check out all of our Spanish 101 Blogs Series entries! 

Would you like to take your Spanish lessons to the next level, or are interested in exploring other languages? Be sure to check out the free language learning resources the library offers! 

  • Mango Languages – Mango is our online language-learning tool with dozens of language courses available – French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, English, Polish, Hebrew, etc.
  • Little PIM – Introduces children, 0-6, to foreign languages in a way they can understand and enjoy.
  • Transparent Language Online – Learn a new language using a self-paced, online language-learning system. The Byki learning method takes users through a series of simple steps to memorize words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation, in the shortest possible time. 



Marnie is the Austintown Unit Assistant Supervisor & Youth Services Team Leader. She was born in Havana, Cuba, and grew up in northeast Ohio where she loved going to the library so much that she knew it was the career for her. When she’s not reading whatever she can get her hands on, she can be found trying new recipes, going for a hike or enjoying a good movie.