Are you looking for a Spanish alphabet printable to hang in your Spanish classroom, or in your bilingual home?
Then you have landed on the right page because today, I am sharing this FREE Spanish alphabet printable with animal words that begin with each letter of the Spanish alphabet!
This Spanish alphabet printable is a great way to help young children with letter recognition.
Pair this chart with some fun activities and your children with know the Spanish letters in no time!
Keep reading to the bottom of the page to find out how to get your Spanish alphabet printable today, as well as learn some fun and engaging ways to learn the ABCs in Spanish with your littles today!
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Why a Spanish alphabet printable?
This Spanish alphabet printable will make a great addition to your classroom.
It will create a print-rich environment and serve as a great reference point for visual learners to use when learning their letters.
I originally created this Spanish alphabet printable for my son to use at home because he struggles with letters. He doesn’t like to sit still for long periods of time to learn letters and gets frustrated with worksheets.
That’s why I try to create engaging activities and games, like an ABC bingo to help him practice letters and make them stick.
This visual Spanish alphabet printable has encouraged his letter memorization as he connects the letter to the animal words that begin with each letter.
If you think your child can benefit from this visual chart, keep reading to the end of this post, subscribe and you will have access to my Free Spanish Printable Library where you can download and print off your PDF file today.
Or, if you’re interested in purchasing a physical copy of this chart, you can do so at my Etsy shop here.
First, let’s learn a little bit more about the Spanish alphabet and this printable below.
The Spanish Alphabet
The Spanish alphabet consists of 27 letters, that’s one more letter than the letters of the English alphabet, thanks to the ñ.
Now you might be wondering, “what about ch, and ll, I definitely learned those in Spanish 101?”
Well, yes, you might have, but the Real Academia Española declared that ch and ll are no longer part of the Spanish alphabet because in all reality, they are actually digraphs, two letters that combine together to correspond to one sound.
Therefore, the current Spanish alphabet consists of 27 letters.
Spanish alphabet pronunciation
Below are the pronunciation of the different sounds in Spanish alphabet.
Once you subscribe to get this Spanish alphabet printable, you will also have access to our free ABC flashcards in Spanish. The flashcards come with a set of uppercase and lowercase alphabet cards and they have the pronunciation for each letter, too.
- A- [ah]
- B- [beh]
- C- [seh]
- D- [deh]
- E – [eh]
- F – [ef-eh]
- G – [heh]
- H – [ach-eh]
- I – [ee]
- J – [ho-ta]
- K- [kah]
- L- [el-eh]
- M- [em-eh]
- N- [en-eh]
- Ñ – [en-yeh]
- O – [oh]
- P – [peh]
- Q – [cuh]
- R – [er-e]
- S – [es-eh]
- T- [teh]
- U- [uuh]
- V -[veh]
- W – [dob-le-uuh]
- X – [eh-kis]
- Y – [yeh]
- The pronunciation yeh is recommended according to RAE, but the traditional I griega pronunciation is okay to use as well.
- Z – [se-ta]
Free Spanish alphabet printable
Create a print-rich environment by hanging this Spanish alphabet printable with animal words that begin with each letter.
Subscribe at the end of the post to get your Spanish alphabet chart. Download it, print it out and hang it in a common area in your home or classroom.
You could also order a physical copy of this Spanish Animal Alphabet chart in my Etsy shop. It is available in 8’ x 10’, 16’ x 20’ and 24’ x 36’.
It has the Spanish alphabet with animal words that begin with each letter of the alphabet. It also has an uppercase and lowercase alphabet at the top of the chart.
Here is the Spanish vocabulary that is included on the list.
|Letter||Animal in Spanish||Animal in English|
|Q||Quetzal||Quetzal (a type of bird)|
|U||Urraca||Magpie (a type of bird)|
|X||Xoloitzcuintli||A type of hairless dog.|
In conjunction with the Spanish alphabet printable, check out some of these fun ways to learn the Spanish alphabet.
Learn the ABCs in Spanish through play
Children learn best through play especially when it comes to retaining language!
We try to keep it fun and playful at home when working on anything as complicated as the alphabet. So to begin learning about letters, we have done fun activities such as salt letter writing trays, and sensory slime to construct letters.
I also have a few printable games coming out that with which you will be able to use your FREE alphabet flashcards in Spanish, so stay tuned!
Play an ABC bingo in Spanish
A fun way to learn the Spanish alphabet is through this interactive ABC bingo game.
In my Etsy shop, you can purchase an ABC bingo game which will make learning the ABCs fun. For $2.97 you child will learn the Spanish alphabet quicker than ever!
Related: 20+ Fun Ways to Learn the ABCs With Your Preschooler
Learn the ABCs in Spanish through books
There are a plethora of books out there to help children learn their ABCs in Spanish.
In fact, I rounded up some of the best alphabet books in Spanish here that you can check out.
My personal favorite is “Abecedario de emociones”. A book that goes through many letters of the Spanish alphabet and has a poem of an emotion that starts with that letter. Also, the illustrations are divine!
Related: 30 + Books in Spanish About Emotions
Learn the Spanish alphabet with these printable Spanish alphabet flashcards
If you haven’t downloaded my free set of ABC flashcards in Spanish, you will have access to those once you subscribe to get this Spanish animal alphabet chart.
The Spanish alphabet cards come with two sets of alphabets and uppercase and lowercase and they include the phonetic pronunciation as well.
How can you use these ABC flashcards in Spanish? Check out this post for some ideas!
More flashcards you can find on my blog:
Get ready for reading in Spanish.
Once your Spanish students are more familiar with their letters, they will be ready to start reading syllables and high frequency words.
For emerging Spanish reader resources, I have a list of recommended books and ways to start working on reading with your children in Spanish here.
You can learn some of the most popular words found in children’s literature (high-frequency words) by doing some fun activities such as these color by high-frequency word coloring pages in Spanish for kids.
Presently, in the Free Spanish Printable Library, you will have access to Halloween and Christmas-themed color by high-frequency word coloring pages. I will add to the library throughout the year.
How to get your free Spanish alphabet animal chart
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