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Spanish books for kids to read about poetry

Children’s poetry is one of the most entertaining ways to educate them about literature. Does poetry for kids have to be tedious and difficult to read? No, it doesn’t have to be dull, monotonous, and uninteresting. Parents and educators can read different poems to engage children.

Spanish poetry for children is fun to read and it can entertain the crowds. As a result, reading is a skill that can be done with finger puppets or plays. Whatever parents and educators use to introduce poetry, they need to make sure it’s fun. Parents can use the rhyming in the lyrics to enhance the imagination of children.

Spanish poetry books are easy and fun ways to add to the current reading skills. Here are seven books that represent children’s poetry in colorful and delightful ways to read.

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Read About Poetry with Kids

“Arco Iris de Poesía: Poemas de las Américas y España” by Sergio Andricain and Olga Cuellar

In this wonderful poetry book, children can read about different poems. Many of them are full of rhyme and illustration to encourage imagination in children. In fact, it is also a great anthology of many Spanish authors. ISBN: 9781930332591

“Zoológico de poemas” by Margarita Montalvo

This bilingual collection of poems can inspire every child’s mind. Full of illustrations and fun poems to read, children will enjoy the many stories within. Further, this book has a glossary and additional resources. ISBN: 0439706815

“Jitomates Risueños y otros poemas de primavera” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

In this beautiful bilingual collection of poetry for children, young readers can learn about Spanish rhyming and Hispanic culture. The illustrations alone can promote reading each poem. ISBN: 0892391391

“Del Ombligo de la Luna y otros poemas de verano” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

This colorful bilingual anthology is full of poems about summer. The author perfectly depicts the summer season in Mexico. This is a wonderful book to share with bilingual students. ISBN: 0892391537

Fun Poetry Books

“Los Ángeles Andan en Bicicleta” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

From reading poems about placitas to riding bikes in LA, children learn about the many activities they can do in Los Angeles, California. A city full of wonder, this bilingual book describes a typical Hispanic neighborhood. ISBN: 089239160X

“Iguanas en la nieve” by Francisco X. Alarcon and Maya Christina Gonzalez

What to do on a cold winter afternoon? There is nothing better than to read these fun poems and the great activities in winter. From snowballs to sledding, this bilingual poem collection is sure to entertain. ISBN: 0892391685

“Cayendo hacia arriba” by Shel Silverstein

This Spanish poem book is full of amazing reading for children. As you read each poem, the words seem to come life. In addition, they are so much fun to read. Full of tongue-twisting rhymes, children of every age can enjoy this book. ISBN: 9781933032801

Find these great books at your local library, bookstore or Amazon. And read them with your kids to inspire literature in a fun way. Add them to your home library today.

Barbara Mascareno

Barbara is an educational writer, teacher, and instructional designer. She loves to write K-12 education content, teaching strategies, bilingual education approaches, and foreign language.

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