¡Feliz Año Nuevo! 3 Easy Spanish Phrases to Teach Your Kids for a Happy New Year!

By, LeShawnda Fitzgerald

As we welcome the New Year, why not add a splash of language learning to the festivities?

In today’s blog post, we’ll discover three playful yet meaningful Spanish phrases perfect for sharing with your little ones to make their New Year’s celebration extra special.

“¡Feliz Año Nuevo!” (Happy New Year!) Start the excitement with this awesome phrase. “¡Feliz Año Nuevo!” which means “Happy New Year!” in Spanish. Encourage your kiddos to use it when they greet friends and family or spread good vibes during the celebration.

“Come doce uvas para la buena suerte” (Eat twelve grapes for good luck) Teach your kids this phrase while exploring a super cool Spanish tradition with your bilingual learners. In Spain, people eat twelve grapes as the clock strikes twelve on New Year’s Eve. Each grape represents a month of the year and brings good luck for the month!

“El año nuevo es el dos mil veinticuatro” (The New Year is two thousand twenty-four) Teach your little language learners how to express the year in Spanish! This phrase helps them share the current year with friends or family. Encourage them to use it proudly during your New Year’s celebration, when they go back to school and throughout the entire year.

Adding these phrases to your New Year’s festivities not only makes them more exciting but also introduces your kids to Spanish in a fun way. Seize this opportunity to turn language learning into a playful part of your family New Year celebrations!

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