Marnie’s Spanish 101: Sea Animals – Animales del Mar
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 fishing! Let’s learn the Spanish words for some of the most popular sea creatures we know. Watch a fun video and practice saying the words on the vocabulary list. Then, be sure to check out some of the recommended titles available from the library to expand on what you’ve learned!
Watch the video below to learn how to pronounce the words for some popular sea animals in Spanish!
Sea – (el) mar (mahr)
Fish (pl) – (los) peces (peh-sehs)
Crab – (el) cangrejo (kahng-greh-hoh)
Shark – (el) tiburón (tee-boo-rohn)
Jellyfish – (la) medusa (meh-doo-sah)
Whale – (la) ballena (bah-yeh-nah)
Dolphin – (el) delfín (dehl-feen)
Turtle – (la) tortuga (tohr-too-gah)
Octopus – (el) pulpo (pool-poh)
Starfish – (la) estrella de mar (ehs-treh-yah deh mahr)
Seahorse – (el) caballito de mar (kah-bah-yee-toh deh mahr)
Check Out These Great Titles Available in Print!
- About fish: A Guide for Children by Cathryn P. Sill (Bilingual)
- The Rainbow Fish/El Pez Arcoíris by Marcus Pfister (Bilingual)
- The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
- El Pez Pucheros by Deborah Diesen (Spanish)
Check Out These Great Titles Available from Hoopla!
- Tropical Fish by Grace Hansen
- Peces Tropicales by Grace Hansen (Spanish)
- Look, Clown Fish! by Tessa Kenan
- ¡Mira, un pez payaso! By Tessa Kenan (Spanish)
These titles and many others are available from your library and will help you and your family learn Spanish with ease. 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.