Some of the most important Spanish words children learn start with “D.” From fun words, like dinosaurio, to daily routine words, like dormir, there is no way to escape learning about the consonant “D.” The free Spanish letter D worksheet is designed to help young students learn how to form «la de» while simultaneously learning “D” vocabulary.
In Spanish, “D” is called «la de». It is pronounced «de» or «deh», where the “e” generally carries the sound of the Spanish “E.” As in most languages, the exact sound varies by location and dialect.
However, since phonetic alphabets vary wildly or are difficult to understand, the easiest way to learn to pronounce «la de» is to hear it over and over and to practice. Try one of these two videos to hear and practice the sound.
- Forming capital “D”
- Forming lowercase “D”
- Identifying capital “D”
- Identifying lowercase “D”
- Familiarization with “D” vocabulary and a common infinitive
- la de
- las des
In this two-page printable, you’ll find preschool- and kindergarten-oriented activities involving «la de», such as practicing formation of capital letters (mayúsculas) and lowercase letters (minúsculas) and being introduced to “D” vocabulary. Because of the age group targeted, directions are scaffolded in English and Spanish or use English/Spanish cognates.
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Ideas for Use
This download is geared toward students in preschool or kindergarten but is great for any student who needs a little extra letter and Spanish vocabulary practice.