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Marnie’s Spanish 101: Winter Clothes – La Ropa de Invierno

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

This week, we’re going to learn some Spanish words for the clothes we wear in the winter! Once you’ve watched a fun video and practiced sounding out the words on the vocabulary list, please be sure to check out some of the recommended titles the library can offer to reinforce the new words you’ve learned.  


Watch this great video to learn some simple words and for Winter Clothing!


Shirt – camisa (kahmeesah) 

Sweater – suéter (sweh-tehr) 

Pants – pantalónes (pahn-tah-lohnehs) 

Socks – calcetínes (kahlsehteenehs) 

Boots – bota(s) (boh-tah) 

Shoe(s) – zapato(s) (sah-pah-toh) 

Coat – abrigo (ah-bree-goh) 

Scarfbufanda (boofahn-dah) 

Gloves – guantes (gwahntehs) 

Capgorro (gohrroh) 

Sweatersuéter (swehtehr)  


Useful Phrases 

What do you want to wear today? – ¿Qué quieres ponerte hoy? 

Do you want your _____ (gloves)? ¿Quieres tus ______ (guantes)? 

Where are your _____(boots)? ¿Dónde están tus ______(botas)? 

What color is your sweater?  ¿De qué color es tu suéter? 

Put your boots on. Ponte las botas. 


For a refresher on Colors and Parts of the Body in Spanish, check out:  


Check Out These Great Titles Available at The Library 

Clothes/Ropa : English-Spanish   

This fun and colorful bilingual board book is a great introduction to the different words for clothing we commonly wear. Available in Print format.

My Clothes = Mi Ropa by Rebecca Emberley
This is another great illustrated toddler book that helps children learn simple words in English and Spanish for clothing. Available in Print format. 


Clothes / La Ropa by Mary Berendes & Kathleen Petelinsek
Children will enjoy learning more specific items of clothing like pockets, shoelaces and other accessories in this colorful bilingual title.  The word list provided at the end of the book is also is also super helpful. Available from Hoopla 


Froggy se viste by Jonathan London (Spanish)Available in Print.
Children who get frustrated when they have to bundle up before going outside to play in the snow will have fun relating to Froggy as he struggles to pull on all those layers and rushes outside and join his friends. Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London (English) Available in print for curbside pickup and as a digital audiobook from Hoopla. 



Well, that’s it for now! Thank you so much for exploring this week’s Spanish 101 for Kid’s blog!  We’ll see you next time for more fun Spanish lessons, great books and fun activities.

¡Hasta Luego!