Category: German

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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! ūüôā There are also two sets of matching pages. These pages and the ones below.¬† These are free to download! ~Liesl Number Matching...

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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 РPräpositionen РAccusative, 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! ūüôā The kids have made a lot of progress this year in German.¬† We spent a long time on...

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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. These and a dozen other pdfs are icluded in German BUNDLE 1. 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...

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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,...

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German Family Vocabulary Practice — die Familie

die Familie The kids have been having a lot of fun building their German vocabulary for family terms such as father, mother, son, daughter, grandma, boy, girl, etc. etc.  The kids learned (reviewed) some of the terms such as die Familie (the family) das  Mädchen (the girl) der Junge (the boy) die Tante (the aunt) der Onkel (the uncle) die Tochter (the daughter) der Sohn (the son) die Schwester (the sister), etc. etc....

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Free German Grammar Worksheets for Kids (sein – to be)

This week my kids are going over the German verb “sein” (to be)… and reviewing all the pronouns (ich, du, er, sie, es, wir, ihr, Sie, sie). These are some very simple worksheets they filled out. ¬†These review… ich bin du bist er ist sie ist es ist wir sind ihr seid Sie sind sie sind I know we get a lot of hits on the free German worksheets, so...

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German Stories for Children Online (Free Animal Packet, vol. 2)

This semester the kids are using the free online Book Box stories in German. The kids are spending about 5-6 days per story (and since we don’t always get to it, this really means close to two weeks), listening to the story twice at some point during the day. ¬†The first story we listened to is called Vier Freunde, The Four Friends. The first time through I stopped along the...

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Free German Worksheet Packet on Animals

This year ED is moving beyond colors and numbers in German. I’m trying to build her vocabulary while giving her plenty of time to practice these new words. ¬†I’ve created some packets where she also learns some basic new grammar skills. The first packet is on animals – introducing just six animals. On the first page we go over over the vocabulary – das Pferd (the horse). On the second...

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German for Kids – (Free Worksheets)

I didn’t talk very much about what we were up to with German this last semester. ¬†With all my health issues it took a bit of a back burner for a while. I mainly had the kids listen to German stories on CD. We are using a German children’s book this year called Bobo Siebenschlafer¬† (affiliate link). ¬†I bought both the book and the audio CD. ¬†It has been just...