Orugas y
Mariposas

This unit is based on the beloved children’s book “La Oruga Hambrienta.” (The Very Hungry Caterpillar.) It review colors, numbers, foods, and days of the week, and helps kids learn about the life cycle of the butterfly.

Helpful Phrases for Parents

 

If you are practicing at home with your kids, these videos teach some common phrases to help you get going and reinforce what they are learning in class.

When you are comfortable with these phrases, you can try speak as much Spanish as possible, while learning together.

 

Important Vocabulary

Pronunciation for some of the important story words for “La oruga hambrienta.”

 

La Comida (Food)

Pronunciation for the foods included in the book. 

 

Los días de la semana (Days of the Week)

Pronunciation for the days of the week in Spanish. 

 

Los números (Numbers)

Pronunciation for numbers 1-10 in Spanish.

 

El monito travieso

Take a trip to the jungle to meet a hungry and naughty monkey in this story that review numbers and eating.

Key Vocabulary:

no comas – don’t eat
come – eats
camina – walks
corre – runs 

Todo sobre los monos

Learn interesting facts about monkeys.

Todo sobre las orugas

Learn interesting facts about caterpillars. 

Todo sobre las mariposas

Learn all about butterflies!

La vida de la mariposa

A hungry butterfly emerges from her chrysalis and is very hungry. But what does a butterfly eat?

Key Vocabulary:

vuela – flies
ve – sees
comen – eat 

La mariposa que tiene hambre

A hungry butterfly emerges from her chrysalis and is very hungry. But what does a butterfly eat?

Key Vocabulary:

vuela – flies
ve – sees
comen – eat 

Audios for Mini-Books

You can listen to a narration of some the mini-books by a native speaker here.

 

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