This page contains ideas, information, and materials for teaching and learning about childhood in Spanish.

En mi ciudad - Cartel de Santa - Very catchy song about the poor living conditions of street children and the ways in which it contributes to a criminal lifestyle - Some of the lyrics to the verses may be inappropriate for immature students, but the chorus could be easily used in high school

HistoriaDeJuan.jpg - Interactive exercises created by Barbara Kuczun Nelson for the song La historia de Juan by Juanes that allow students to learn about the plight of street children in Spanish-speaking countries while practicing the preterit tense

La historia de Juan by Juanes - The story of a street child, uses TONS of preterit verbs, both regular and irregular

See also: Children's Literature, Children's Songs, Daily Routine, Friendship & Love, Homelessness & Hunger, Nursery Rhymes, Pastimes, School, Sports