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Marnie’s Spanish 101: The Alphabet

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Spanish for Kids – Español Para Niños

¡Hola Amigos! I’m Marnie with the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County and welcome to our Spanish 101 blog series for kids! Here you’ll find some wonderful resources, book suggestions and activities and to help your little ones learn Spanish and have fun while doing it!   

This week, we’re going to learn and practice the alphabet in Spanish.   

The Alphabet – El Alfabeto (ahl-fah-beh-toh)  

Watch a fun video to help you sing your way to knowing your ABCs in Spanish! 

Click here download and print a handout of the Spanish Alphabet and practice your pronunciation. 

Suggested Reading:

Chica chica bum bum by Bill Martin
There’s a reason this alphabet book is a classic, and your children will enjoy this Spanish edition just as much as the original.  Available for Curbside Pickup
Grade Level: Preschool and up 

ABC Spanish by Aless Baylis 

A terrific book with beautiful illustrations that pairs Spanish words for each letter of the alphabet.  Available for Curbside Pickup
Grade Level: Preschool – 1 

Mi dia de la A a la Z by Isabel Campoy  

Follow a little elephant around as he goes about his day and learn everyday Spanish words for activities at home and school. Available for Curbside Pickup 
Grade Level: Preschool – 2 

Alphabet Fiesta by Anne Miranda 

An entertaining bilingual title that introduces readers to a fun group of friends as they try to throw a surprise birthday partyThis is not only a great introduction to the Spanish alphabet but also has artwork created by children from Spain that will be sure to inspire your children to get creativeAvailable for Curbside Pickup
Grade Level: 1 – 2

Healthy Foods from A to Z
This bilingual title will not only help children learn the importance of healthy and nutritious foods, but also learn their ABCsAvailable for Curbside Pickup 
Grade Level: Preschool – Kindergarten

My First Letters Book by J. M. Parramon
This cute title will help your little ones associate familiar images with letters in the Spanish alphabet. Available from Hoopla
Grade Level: Preschool

Thank you so much for exploring this week’s Spanish 101 for Kids blog! We’ll see you next time for more fun Spanish lessonsgreat books and fun activities!   

¡Hasta Luego!  



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.