Whether you’re traveling to a Spanish-speaking country or looking to learn a new language, these board games are sure to have you speaking Spanish in no time.
Learning a new language doesn’t have to be complicated or tedious. Using board games as a tool to learn a new language is a fun and exciting way to introduce ourselves to a language. So, whether you’re just getting started or brushing up on your Spanish, let’s look at these best board games to learn Spanish.
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🏆 Our Top Picks for Best Board Games to Learn Spanish
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Race to Madrid
Playing time: As long as you’d like
Spanish made easy!
Race to Madrid has you playing and speaking in Spanish quickly and easily. There are four decks of cards where players learn about shopping, clothes, everyday objects, tenses, and phrases — all of the essentials to introduce you to the language. Players will learn Spanish words and make sentences to score points.
The colorful cards are clearly designed, making this an excellent game for kids to play at home or in the classroom. Although the game is perfect for beginners, it also has a lot of room for growth the further you advance.
Playing time: 10mins
Lotería has a variety of cards to teach you the Spanish language and all about Spanish culture in no time.
Lotería is a top-rated classic board game aimed at helping kids develop their Spanish language skills. Sort of like Bingo, but with pictures, Lotería has a player take on the role of the announcer. When you announce, you’ll have to pronounce the words for each image that comes up.
Playing time: 30-60mins
A party game con mucho sabor!
¡Dios Mio! is a fun bilingual card game that’s simple to play. With each round, a player asks a question and the other players pick their funniest answer card that’s (hopefully) the best match. A fun addition to the board game is the dare cards, making a fun adult game night a little more daring.
If you want to expand your Spanish vocabulary while playing together, ¡Dios Mio! combines fun, challenges, and laughter.
Playing time: 15minsAges: 7+
The anagram game that’ll drive you plátanos!
This game is educational and entertaining, a perfect combination to learn while having fun, especially for kids. Spanish Bananagrams comes with letter tiles and players race against each other to build crossword grids. Its fast-paced nature keeps all engaged and focused on beating the other players.
Spanish Bananagrams is a multi-award-winning word and language game. With these high recommendations, you’ll be improving your language skills in no time. The game comes in a fun banana-shaped bag that’s perfect for traveling.
Playing time: 60mins
A Spanish twist on a classic game played worldwide.
Spanish Bingo is an entertaining game that’ll make you focus as you compete to win. Spanish Bingo aims to teach kids Spanish word recognition, Spanish word pronunciation, and Spanish word/object association.
Engaging kids’ memory and language skills, Spanish Bingo has players reach into a bag and pull out a Spanish word token with a picture of the meaning. If you’ve got a match, you’ll pronounce the word out loud and be on your way to winning.
Another addition to the Peaceable Kingdoms collection, Spanish Bingo, encourages cooperation, kindness, imagination, and of course, language.
Playing time: 15mins
Coming straight out of Mexico, El Lince will quickly become a family favorite.
In a simple form of play, a dealer gives three cards face down to all players. When the signal is given, all players look for images that match their cards. When you’ve placed three tokens, you’ll yell “stop!” and you’ll collect the points.
The game is exciting and full of energy, making it a great choice for very young learners, two years and older. Learn many Spanish words as a family; the family that plays together, stays together!
Manzanas con Manzanas
Playing time: 30mins
As the Spanish version of Apples to Apples, you’ll probably already know the rules. It’s as easy as the original game, players deal cards, and you’re ready to play just like that. A judge will read a card aloud, and each player selects a card from their hand that best fits. The judge chooses the card they like, and you earn a point if it’s yours.
The comparisons become more outrageous and hilarious in this fast-paced game with each round. Gather your friends and learn some Spanish at your next game night.
Playing time: 60mins
Tragos is a hilarious card game for Latinos, made by Latinos for Latinos.
This board game is the ideal party game for many occasions. It’s straightforward to learn: first, you pick up a card, follow its instructions, and repeat. These cards are designed to make you laugh aloud, sing, dance, and even perform dares. If you’re up for the challenge, have a raving party and learn some Spanish!
Although the game is designed for players 21 and older, you can simply adjust a few rules and change the beverages to make it family-friendly.
Scrabble Spanish Edition
Playing time: 40mins
Following the same concept as the classic Scrabble, players use letter tiles to create a crossword to earn them points. Of course, in this version, you’ll be making Spanish words.
Scrabble Spanish Edition is a fantastic way to learn the language and its spelling, while also testing players’ logical thinking skills. Scrabble Spanish Edition is suited for people who are a little advanced in learning Spanish. Even if you are a beginner, you can still join in but it’s recommended to have a Spanish dictionary on hand, just in case.
Latino or NO?
Playing time: 30mins
Round up your amigos. It’s time to test your Latinidad.
Latino or NO? is a family-friendly cultural card game that’ll have you reminiscing about getting the chancla. A card is drawn from the deck and a question is read aloud. Each player writes an answer with a pen and paper in hand, hoping to get the winning response.
To win, you’ll have to be the last player standing, crowned the Super Latino, earning you endless bragging rights. Played in rounds, a player is eliminated if they have the lowest points each time.
More Board Games to Learn Spanish
We hope you’ll be having fun and learning Spanish with these educational and entertaining games! Let us know if you’ve used one of these games as a tool for learning.
We hope you enjoyed our picks for the best board games to learn Spanish! Learning a new language can be frustrating, especially if you don’t have anyone to practice with. Playing board games to learn Spanish makes learning and practicing a new language a ton of fun!
Have you tried any of the games on this list? Are there any other great Spanish board games that we missed? Drop a comment below! We’d love to hear from you.
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Kendra has always been a hardcore fantasy nerd. Growing up in the worlds of Tolkien, Sanderson, Jordan, and Abercrombie, DnD & board games just came naturally. She and her husband, Bryan, started GameCows.com in 2018 as a fun passion project that just took over their lives. An avid board gamer since childhood and chronic DnD chronicler for more than two decades, she loves to play, write, travel, and learn dead languages. She is also a professional content writer at SlashGear.com