Spanish for Children

Spanish at Primary School

Farolito Spanish for Kids program can be offered as a co-curricular activity in schools in Melbourne. Please contact us if you would like to have a chat about your needs and how we can tailor a course for your school.

Spanish private lessons

At present we can offer private lessons for children at your home. Prices may vary according to your location. As a guide please check our price list.


Our Methodology

Through music, story telling, dance and games Farolito’s Spanish classes for children develop your child’s language skills whilst stimulating their imagination. For the youngest learners, the focus is on oral language development; literacy is introduced from school age.

Our experienced teachers ensure to provide a nurturing and playful space for your children to learn Spanish.

Hanna, Remi, Jocelyn

Each term we focus on a particular thematic aspect (eg. “The family”) and work with the children in a project to create final products related to the topic (eg. a song, a play, a craft item). Cultural understandings are a fundamental part of the learning process and children are encouraged to “view” their world through a different culture.

Examples of central topics each term:

This is me  (introducing themselves, exchanging basic personal information such as age, pets, etc.)
This is my family
My city
People in my city
Earth is my home
Water is life
Let’s play music

Classes include:

An introduction/Recap
An activity to set the context
A creative activity/project activity to enhance the child’s imagination and reinforce vocabulary and grammar structures in the long term memory
A farewell activity
See lesson plan sample

Why encouraging the learning of a LOTE (Language Other Than English-Spanish) in young children?


Past activities

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Bombero and bomberito celebrating el Dia de las Profesiones (Professions Day) (3-5yo program)


The children from our Northcote 6-9yo group showing their cumbia moves with teacher Diana.

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The children from our 6-9yo group building their ciudad (city).

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The children in Flemington celebrating Inti Raymi, the Sun Festival.

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Inti Raymi (Sun Festival) storytelling with our teacher Angela and the children from the Elwood group.