Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Spain Day Teaching Ideas

Teaching Ideas for a Spain themed Day!

by Mark Warner
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Ages: 5-11

Try out some of our teaching ideas for a Spain-themed day.​

Teaching Ideas and Resources:


  • Make a tourist guide to a city or area in Spain. What should people visit and why?
  • Read or watch a Spanish version of a well known book, e.g. The Very Hungry Caterpillar:



Design Technology


  • Try this quick lesson on the work of Joan Miro.
  • Research the life and work of a Spanish artist. For example, this page has lots of information about Diego Velazquez.
  • Make some mosaics inspired by the work of Antoni Gaudi.
  • Use the template below to create your own version of the Spanish flag.


  • Listen to some flamenco music and have a go at clapping the rhythms.
  • Use simple songs to learn Spanish vocabulary, such as this greeting song for younger children.


  • Mark Spain and Spanish territories on a map.
  • Use our outline map below to mark some cities, towns and other landmarks in Spain.
  • Look at the Spanish flag. What do you know about it? Can you find out what it is called? Who designed it? How does it compare with the flags of other countries?
  • Plan a trip to take in X number of famous sites.
  • Have you (or another person in your class) ever visited Spain? What do you / they remember about it? How is it similar / different to where you live?
  • Make a fact file about Spain. The information on this site may be helpful. You can also use some of the information on our free fact cards.


  • Find out how and when the Spanish language spread around the world, for example, why is it so widely spoken in the Americas? Our resource will get you started.
  • Find out about famous Spanish inventors and explorers.

Physical education


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