Resources for ANIMALES unit

Teaching a unit about Los Animales? Here’s some resources for your Spanish classroom for this Animal unit:


  • Video de “Chocolate” de Jesse y Joy. Students can check off the animals they see in the video from their vocabulary list. Animals appearing in video: Pájaros, Vaca, Elefante, Gato, Pulpo, Pato, Cerdo, Peces, Tiburón, oruga/serpiente, koala, oso, oveja, gallina.
  • El Pollito Pío: Una canción pegajosa de los sonidos de los animales.


  • ¿Eres tú mi mamá? por PD Eastman. Video on youtube.
  • La Vaca de decía Oink por Bernard Most. You can find students reading this book on youtube as well. You can follow up that story with this story of El Gato Bilingüe.
  • Stories such as el Patito Feo or Los 3 Cerditos.

Websitesswitcherroo zoo/Resources


  • ¿Como se llama el pez más negativo?
    El Pesimista!
  • What do you call the most famous cook who was a squirrel?
  • What’s the name of the Beatles song about reptiles?
    Iguana Hold your hand
  • ¿Cuáles son las vacas más perezosas?

tomar fotos de la comida

que pasa perro


Any good resources you use in your class? We’d love you to share your activities or any other good songs or comics with us in the comments section!

About spanishplans

Spanish Teacher in Chicago. Have studied or traveled to Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Argentina, and Uruguay. Have taught level 1 at middle and high school levels. Degree in Spanish and Master's in Teaching and Leadership. Blogger
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