New languages, when learned at a young age, tend to remain with you for life. In early childhood, the brain is like a highly absorbent sponge, and it picks up spoken languages almost effortlessly.
Here you will find games, crosswords and puzzles, songs to sing, examples of numbers and colors, as well as quizzes, flashcards and worksheets. If you want to teach your child Italian, no matter the age, these sites offer great supplemental Italian resources for children.
Italian Games For Kids
Great for learning about the Mona Lisa, Galileo, Ancient Rome, Da Vinci and everything else Italian through interactive websites and animated cartoons. There is also a section for games solely in Italian, if you feel you're ready!
A quiz about Italy with preliminary questions for kids. What is the capital? Name one country that touches Italy. And what's the largest island in the Mediterranean? This might be good for grown-ups as well!
The Italian Disney homepage offers quite a few video games for children, all in Italian. From Disco Bowling to Lemonade Renegade, what better way is there to supplement language learning?
Italian flashcards for babies, toddlers, and preschool kids. A free app for your smart phone or tablet. Includes Food items, Animals, Alphabet, Transportation, Numbers, Colors and Shapes, Clothing, Household items, Body Parts, Outdoor items, Music Instruments, Arts, and Learning.
Options for different levels of Italian and for receiving words and sentences via email. This is a very convenient option with audio available as well if needed.
On this site, you can buy Italian board games such as Monopoli, Risiko, Scarabeo, and Il Paroliere online. Also includes electronic games and a discussion of the history of various games.
There's a lot more to Italy than Ancient Rome, but coloring it sure is fun, isn't it? Review your vocabulary first, then color in a Roman senator, the Coliseum, a Roman aqueduct, or several Roman soldiers.