This pictorial crossword on 'Colors and Shapes' (Los colores y las formas) is for teachers and students alike, who are interested in teaching or learning Spanish.
Using pictures to improve vocabulary learning is one of the popular ways of teaching languages. Images help to associate the word with a concrete visualization, thus helping the students to remember these words better. A benefit of using crossword puzzles in the classroom is that they can be less intimidating for students as review tools. These two powerful learning aids - pictures and crosswords - combined together appeal to different learning styles.
This educational tool can be employed in the classroom or at home in multiple ways -- 'back to school' or 'end of year' worksheet, relaxing break between tougher topics, vocabulary revision etc.
Directions: Fill in the grid with the corresponding Spanish words for the given picture clues.
Download and have fun!