Learning Spanish is so much fun! Did you know that Spanish is one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world? In addition to Spain, you can also find people speaking Spanish in most of Central and South America — from Mexico to Chile. There are also millions of Spanish speakers in the United States and in other countries all over the world. So, by learning Spanish, you'll be able to talk to all of these people and learn about the similarities and differences between their countries and cultures and your own.
Plus, if you can convince someone like your mom, dad, brother, sister, or best friend to learn Spanish with you, you'll be able to study and practice together. It's a lot more fun learning Spanish when you have someone to speak it with. You can help each other understand the tricky parts and remember what you've learned.
This book will help you start learning Spanish and have fun at the same time. All of the puzzles were created specifically for kids like you! You'll find references to some of your favorite things in these puzzles, such as sports, holidays, pets, food, and many more! When you've finished all the puzzles and want to keep having fun with Spanish, just turn to the back of the book. In Appendix B you'll find a list of books and Web sites to help you continue learning and having fun.
Speaking Spanish is the first step to getting to know more about different countries, cultures, and people. It's fun to learn and speak, and it's useful too. So let's get started! Grab a pencil and a few colored markers, and dive right into The Everything® Kids' First Spanish Puzzle & Activity Book. By the time you're done, you'll have had a whole lot of fun, and learned a whole lot of Spanish.