Category: German

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German Curriculum Units for Kids (Advanced Beginners)

German for Kids: Curriculum Units/Plans for Advanced Beginners I wanted to share a post about our German lessons now that the kids are beyond the beginning stages. I would still consider my kids advanced beginners (or pre-intermediate). The kids are learning German as their foreign language in our homeschool.  I have a lot (at least a dozen!) German textbooks, but none of them have worked perfectly for us due to...

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German Worksheets: Valentinstag

In German, the kids are working on some Valentine’s Day words such as das Herz, der Kuss, die Umarmung, das Pralinenschachtel, Freundschaft, süß, gute Laune, glücklich, Süßigkeiten das Geschenk, die Schokolade and more. There are 24 words total. There are a variety of different Valentine’s Day worksheets that the kids have been working on – matching German to English, matching German to pictures, der? die? das?, etc.  My kids are...

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German Worksheets: auf dem Land, der Bauernhof (in the country, the farm)

This set of German worksheets is to help kids build their vocabulary with words relating to the countryside and to farms. The first part of the packet has vocabulary related to things you might see in the countryside – auf dem land. There are vocabulary picture pages (left below), matching pages, and a word hunt worksheet. There is also one page that practices conjugating the verb sehen-to see. The second...

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German Unit: Freizeit – Was machst du? (Daily activities, hobbies) das Haus Wortschatz and More!

In this German unit, the kids learned how to talk about daily routines, activities, hobbies and chores. We covered topics such as: Was machst du den ganzen Tag? (Daily routines,  activities, chores) das Haus Wortschatz (items around the house) Was machst du in deiner Freizeit?  (Hobbies) And, there are a couple pages about conjugating verbs in the present tense. Daily Routine: We started this unit with vocabulary relating to one’s...

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German for Beginners: Weihnachtswörter – Christmas Words

Today I have a free printable for those of you who are teaching your kids German – Weihnachtswörter – Christmas Words! These sheets include these words: der Weihnachtsmann der Weihnachtsbaum das Geschenk das Rentier der Schneemann die Schneeflocken die Socke die Kerze die Zuckerstange der Lebkuchen die Glocke der Kamin These are FREE to download! Enjoy! Fröhliche Weihnachten! ~Liesl Weihnachtswörter German Worksheets for Beginners – Christmas By the way, I...

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Free German Worksheets for Beginners

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...

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Number Matching Pages 1 to 20 in English, Spanish, German, or French

Are your kids learning a new language?  These free number matching pages are available in Spanish, German, and French. Meanwhile, preschoolers can use the pages in English to practice number recognition. These are free to download, just print out the pages that are of interest to you! There are also two sets of matching pages. These pages and the ones below.  These are free to download! ~Liesl Number Matching Pages...

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German Level 2: Year in Review

In today’s post, I thought I would re-cap our school year for German. These are some of the conversation units we did, books we used, and children’s books we listened to.  Since the kids are no longer beginners, I’m calling them “Level 2,” though more realistically I would call them “advanced beginners.” I thought I would share some of the resources that worked well for us this year.  We use...

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German Prepositions – Präpositionen – Accusative, Dative and 2-way Prepositions

Today I want to share some of the activities we did as they learned the basic prepositions. In German, prepositions can be grouped into different categories based on the definite articles that are used with them.  We learned these in a fun, active way. I’ll share our resources with you today! The kids have made a lot of progress this year in German.  We spent a long time on basic...

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Free German Verb Worksheet

I have a couple of freebies for those of you studying German with your kids: German verbs and verb endings and one on objects in an office or schoolroom. We spent several days looking more closely at the endings on German verbs and practicing some of these new words: fragen – to ask gehen – to go gewinnen – to win glauben – to think, to believe, heissen – to...

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German Conversation Cards and Worksheets: Clothing – die Kleidung

Are you practicing clothing, shopping and colors in German with your kids? These are the worksheets and cards we used for this unit. As many of you know, we are studying German as our foreign language. (Why German? I studied German in high school and college, so it’s the language I’m most comfortable helping the kids learn.) This semester, we have daily conversation practice built into our day.  I made...

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German Conversation Practice Set: Weather, Days of the Week, Months, Seasons

Today I’m going to share our German worksheets about the weather and seasons, winter words and sickness/illness. I have found it difficult to find good German materials and curriculum for kids.  Early on we used a lot of free German worksheets and materials, but then at a certain point the kids were ready for more.  Last spring I made our first set of German conversation cards. It consisted of a...

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German Curriculum for Kids

For German this year, we are going to use a number of resources. If you have followed our blog for a while, you know that we used a lot of free resources to build up their basic skills… numbers, colors, animals, basic greetings, etc. You’ll find links to those at the bottom of this post. This year, we will be buckling down a bit more.  Just so you know, I...

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A Week of German Immersion Camp! (Even for Mom!)

This past week, we did something really ausgezeichnet/fantastic!! We got in the car… and we drove and drove and drove…  From the east coast…. …to Minnesota! We headed to the small city of Bemidji, visited Paul Bunyan and his Big Blue Ox… … before entering Waldsee (the German language section of Concordia Language Villages in Minnesota). There we spent an entire week immersed in the German language, culture, and food. Of course,...