Inside: Lesson ideas and free printables teaching greetings in Spanish.
As you welcome your Spanish students and start the year, you’ll probably start with greetings in Spanish.
1. Spanish Greetings Vocabulary
2. Buenos días Printables
3. Me llamo Worksheets
4. Cómo estás? Worksheets
5. Emotions in Spanish Activities
Related: Greetings Songs in Spanish
Vocabulary for Greetings in Spanish
Here are some common Spanish greetings, with the English translation.
|buenos días||good morning|
|buenas tardes||good afternoon|
|buenas noches||good evening|
|hasta luego||until later (see you later)|
|¿Cómo estás?||How are you?|
|Estoy bien/mal/más o menos||I’m fine/not well/okay|
|¿Y tú? (informal)||And you?|
|¿Cómo te llamas?||What’s your name?|
|Me llamo….||My name is/ I’m called…|
Spanish Greetings Worksheets
These are printable resources you can use today!
¿Cómo te llamas? Worksheets
You can use these worksheets for the very first day of school, when you are learning each other’s names. See this blog post for specific activities to do when learning names on the first day, with beginners.
Students fill in for “me llamo,” and there are options for students to draw or list things for “me gusta” and “no me gusta.”
Basic Introductions in Spanish Worksheets
Here are cartoons that Spanish learners can fill out with example introductions and phrases like ¿Cómo te llamas?, Me llamo, and mucho gusto.
Students can fill in details like the names of the people in the cartoons. There is also a blank page where students can draw and write a conversation between two characters meeting each other in Spanish!
Buenos Días Printables
Here is a simple vocabulary worksheet for simple writing down like buenos días, buenas tardes, buenas noches, hola, adiós, ¿Cómo te llamas?, and me llamo.
Emotions in Spanish Worksheets
Here is a printable for writing down some emotions vocabulary:
Here is a little cartoon for telling a story about estar + emotions in Spanish:
If you haven’t tried boom cards, they are like digital interactive worksheets.
I have a free set for estar + emotions in Spanish:
PDF File for Greetings in Spanish
I also have 6 free PDF units for Spanish beginners (my free Spanish for kids starter kit). It includes a little lesson plan guide, mini-book, and vocabulary cards.
The mini-unit covers: