Our free German worksheets for kids posts are among the most popular on our blog. Today I wanted to highlight some of the recent German materials we’ve shared over the years here on the blog. Many of these are buried and I thought I would put them together in one easy-to-find post!
If your kids/students are just beginning to learn German, I hope you find something useful! If you like any of our materials, you could help spread the word by sharing this page or pinning our materials to Pinterest! Thanks! ~Liesl
Here are a few free German number worksheets. These are free to download:
I added a few more pages, so there are also worksheets 1-20.
Food, Eating and Drinking: This is a set we used a lot for conversation practice. I put the pictures of food on Popsicle sticks. I would randomly pass out cards and we would use them in conversation practice. We used them to practice ordering food (from a restaurant setting), to talk about what food we like to eat, and to go grocery shopping.
the body, der Körper
As we learned the German parts of the body, we sang a number of fun kids’ songs as well!
I recently added a Lesespiel game to this file above. The kids have really enjoyed it. It has suggested dialogue on the card, but feel free to change that up or have the kids ask other questions before answering. For example, “Is your book orange?” … “Yes, I found your book!” — in German, of course!
There is a similar game about sickness/being hurt which is in our Weather Packet. Who has a headache? … I have a headache… Who has a runny nose? etc.
Free German Animals Worksheets: When my youngest was first learning animals, she was six years old. These are very simple worksheets sets that she used at the time to learn some of the animals: bird, horse, cow, fish, cat, dog.
This was the second set of worksheets I we spent time listening/watching the online youtube story called the Vier Freunde, The Four Friends.
Storybooks we used for Learning German (Scroll down to the bottom of this post.)
German prepositions practice pages:
These sheets were obviously not words we practiced when the kids were very beginners, but I thought I would share these here anyway!
This packet below has various resources you can use with your students – the songs mentioned above, the cards we used, and a basic worksheet they did for review. This packet is currently free to download! I’m going to send you to that post, though, so that you see some of the songs we sang (to learn the prepositions) and can read in a bit more detail how we used these pages:
More German Worksheet Sets!
Be sure to check out our German Store for see all the German units and packets we have available!
We have more than 25 pdf units now from the family, clothing, weather, season & holiday words, daily routines, to rooms and objects in the house, transportation, city buildings, jobs/occupations, hospital vocabulary and more!
Even now (we started with German when the kids were in elementary. My kids are currently in middle and high school), we still do a lot of vocabulary building work. The kids also work on grammar, reading and do bi-weekly oral presentations.
In our German Store (or down below) you’ll find our three bundle options:
German BUNDLE 1 includes 13 pdfs. (Topics include: die Familie, die Zahlen, die Farben, die Tage der Woche, die Monaten – die Jahreszeiten – das Wetter, Weihnachten, Winterwörter, Krankheiten–Schmerzen, Valentinstag)
German BUNDLE 2 covers topics such as Lebensmittel; Daily Routine, Chores, Free-time Activities, das Haus Wortschatz; Natur und Landschaften; Auf dem Land; der Bauernhof; Sommerwörter – Worksheets and Activities; Herbstwörter und Halloweenwörter; Gegenteile – Adjective Opposites
German BUNDLE 3 covers topics such as Berufe (Occupations – Professions), In der Stadt – Verkehrsmittel und Fahrzeuge – Gebäude, Tiere (Animals), der Ozean – Unterwasserleben (The Ocean – Marine Life), Körperteile (Body Parts – pages for learning parts of the body on the outside as well as the inside), and Im Krankenhaus (hospital – medical words), Hausarbeit – Zeitadverbien (chores around the house – adverbs of time)
German BUNDLE 1
Click here to see what is included: German Bundle 1 Quick Preview
includes ALL of the packets listed below
- German Conversation Packet – die Familie (2 pdf files)
- die Tage der Woche
- German Conversation Packet–
- die Monaten die Jahreszeiten das Wetter
- Weather & Seasons Conversation Starters (Bonus Packet!)
- Weihnachten und Farben
- German Weather Packet –Winterwörter–Krankheiten-Schmerzen
- German Conversation Packet – Kleidung – Clothing (black & white)
- die Kleidung (in color) – 25 pages
- German Vocabulary Builder – Valentinstag
- German Worksheets – Easter Spring Words – Ostern und Frühling
- die Zahlen – Numbers – even more worksheets for learning the numbers from 1-12, 11-22, 1-20 as well as some of the bigger numbers
- die Farben
German BUNDLE 2
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includes ALL of the packets listed below
- Lebensmittel 2 – If you enjoyed the free food and drink materials above, you’ll enjoy this second set which also includes matching pages, fill-in-the-blank-pages, bingo games and a Brettspiel!
- Daily Routine, Chores, Free-time Activities das Haus Wortschatz
- das Haus – a 50-page packet with pages on the rooms of the house as well as objects around the house.
- Natur und Landschaften Nature and Landscapes 30 pages — learn words relating to the outdoors. More details here.
- Auf dem Land
- German Sommerwörter – Worksheets and Activities
- der Bauernhof
- Sommerwörter – Worksheets and Activities
- Herbstwörter und Halloweenwörter
- Gegenteile – Adjective Opposites
German Bundle 3
The packets in the German Bundle 3 set currently includes:
- Berufe (Occupations – Professions) – This packet covers about 50 occupations. It includes matching and fill-in-the-blank worksheets plus bingo cards and a board game. There are also sentence-writing pages. More details here.
- In der Stadt (In der Stadt; Verkehrsmittel, Fahrzeuge; Gebäude — City Words & Directions, Transportation & Vehicles, Buildings in the City). This packet is 50-pages.
- Tiere (Animals)
- der Ozean – Unterwasserleben (The Ocean – Marine Life)
- Werkzeuge (tools)
- Körperteile (Body Parts including pages on the outer part of the body like Bein, Knie, Arm, Ellbogen, Auge, Ohr and the inner part of the body such as Darm, Herz, Lunge, Schädel, Leber)
- m Krankenhaus (hospital and medical words)
- Hausarbeit – Zeitadverbien (chores around the house – adverbs of time)
Click here to see what is included in this new bundle: German Bundle 3 Quick Preview
Berufe: This packet is 30+ pages and includes matching (both German words to pictures and German to English), fill-in-the-blank pages (where students can write their own sentences and more.
In der Stadt – Verkehrsmittel & Fahrzeuge – Gebäude This packet is just over 50 pages is divided into three sections 1) In der Stadt 2) Verkehrsmittel und Fahrzeuge 3) Gebäude. It includes matching and fill-in-the-blank pages, vocabulary cards, bingo games and other activities.
Our German BUNDLES:
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$7.99 German BUNDLE 1 includes 13 pdfs! (Topics include: die Familie, die Zahlen, die Farben, die Tage der Woche, die Monaten – die Jahreszeiten – das Wetter, Weihnachten, Winterwörter, Krankheiten–Schmerzen, Valentinstag)
$6.99 German BUNDLE 2 covers topics such as Lebensmittel; Daily Routine, Chores, Free-time Activities, das Haus Wortschatz; Natur und Landschaften; Auf dem Land; der Bauernhof; Sommerwörter – Worksheets and Activities; Gegenteile – Adjective Opposites
$6.99 German BUNDLE 3 covers topics such as Berufe (Occupations – Professions), In der Stadt – Verkehrsmittel und Fahrzeuge – Gebäude, Tiere (Animals), der Ozean – Unterwasserleben (The Ocean – Marine Life), Werkzeuge (tools), Körperteile (Body Parts) and Im Krankenhaus (hospital – medical words), Hausarbeit – Zeitadverbien (chores around the house – adverbs of time)
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If you have any questions or issues, feel free to email me (click this link)! ~Liesl
Here are some of the materials we learned last year:
|A year or so ago, we started doing a lot more German conversation practice. We started off the year reviewing basic greetings and making sure they knew the family terms we went over last spring.|
Family and Greetings: We used our cartoon family members a ton (see picture below) for role playing. We filled out the family tree with fake names and ages and used the people for conversation practice. We used this for practicing Ich heiße…, Wie alt bist du? Ich bin __ Jahre alt. Wer ist deine Mutter? In this unit, we reviewed all the family terms (from grandmother, grandfather, to aunt, uncle nephew (m,f), etc.). This unit is available for purchase here or in the bundle below.You can purchase this packet individually for $3.50 by visiting the individual post – Family and Greetings – or scroll down to the bottom of this post to buy the bundle all three packets for $7.99.
In this unit, we spent time learning the 4 seasons, the days of the week and months of the year. Then we learned a lot of weather words (lightning, snow, hail, rain, rainbow, etc.) By the end, the kids could hold a pretty good conversation about the weather!We sang a number of songs with this unit too! We went on to learn Winter Words and Sickness/Getting Hurt.
After talking about the weather, it seemed natural to move on to a unit on getting sick. The kids learned vocabulary and we had conversations such as…
We have matching pages (German to English, German to pictures) plus a word/reading game about getting sick or hurt (these are also included with the German Weather Packet purchase or in the big bundle purchase below):
You can find out more about this packet here –German Unit: Weather, Days of the Week, Months, Seasons, Winterwörter, Krankenheiten, Schmerzen – or scroll down to the bottom of this post to buy the bundle all 13 packets for $7.99.
We also have this packet: Valentinstag: Worksheets and Bingo Cards It is also available in the bundle along with the packet above. (Scroll down below).
Easter and Spring German Worksheets and Activities: I have just added a new vocabulary building activity set of Easter and Spring Words to the Bundle. These include vocabulary cards, matching (picture to German word; German to English), fill-in-the-blank sheets. Plus, it has 8 Bingo Cards which students can play in small groups taking turns reading the bingo vocabulary lists. I added this latest packet to the German Bundle (down below).
German Unit – Nationalities
We delved into a unit about the various nationalities… Using the people cards (above) our people would ask each other what nationality they were or where they came from:
Click here to download this FREE packet: German Unit – Nationalities – Staatsangehorigkeit You’ll have to scroll down through that post to download this packet.
We spent quite a bit of time going over German verbs and the endings that are used.
This year we’ve been doing a big unit on Daily Routines, Activities, and Hobbies. Find out more about our new unit here:
Storybooks we Used for Learning German:
We used MANY of the Bobo Siebenschlafer books. (affiliate link) We bought both the book and the audio CD. The kids follow along with the story while we listen to the story on CD. These were written for very young (German) kids, but our family used the books in this series listening to one story for a couple of years!
- Bei Bobo zu Haus
- Bobo geht einkaufen
- Bobo im Zoo
- Bobo auf dem Spielplatz
- Bobo ist krank
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