Spanish Nature Words – Learn How to Talk about the Beauty of Nature in Spanish

In this post: Learn how to talk about the beauty of nature in Spanish with this list of Spanish nature words, nature books, Spanish nature poems and more! 

If you can’t tell by my business name, nature is my favorite. I love spending hours in the woods near my house, teaching my children and students outside, and learning as much as I can while I’m in the fresh air. One of the best places to learn Spanish with your children and students is in nature. You are able to create a hands-on and immersive environment easily just by taking advantage of the world outside your door. 

This post will teach you awesome Spanish words about nature, while also recommending bilingual books, Spanish nature poems and more. If you are looking for great Earth Day resources for your hands-on Spanish lessons, then look no further. This post, and my blog, is full of amazing ways to celebrate Earth Day in Spanish. 

Alright, let’s get started with these easy Spanish words to learn:

How to say nature in Spanish & 30 other beautiful Spanish words about nature:

La Naturaleza (nah-too-rah-leh-sah) – Nature

El Medioambiente (meh-dee-oh-ahm-byehn-teh) – Environment

El Árbol (ahr-bohl) – Tree

El Arbusto (ahr-boos-toh) – Bush/Shrub

La Corteza (kohr-teh-sah) – Tree bark

La Bellota (beh-yoh-tah) – Acorn

El Pino (pee-noh) – Pine Tree

La Hierba (yehr-bah) – Grass, you can also say Césped or Paste

El Río (ree-oh) – River

El Lago (lah-goh) – Lake

La Montaña (mohn-tah-nyah) – Mountain

La Sierra (syeh-rrah) – Mountain Range

La Flor (flohr) – Flower

La Roca (roh-kah) – Rock

El Clima (klee-mah) – Weather

La Lluvia (yoo-byah) – Rain

El Sol (sohl) – Sun

La Nube (noo-beh) – Cloud

La Tormenta (tohr-mehn-tah) – Storm 

La Nieve (nyeh-beh) – Snow

La Neblina (neh-blee-nah) – Fog

El Chubasco (choo-bah-skoh) – Downpour

El Relámpago (reh-lahm-pah-goh) – Lightening 

El Trueno (trweh-noh) – Thunder

La Puesta de Sol (pwehs-tah   deh   sohl) – Sunset

El Amanecer (ah-mah-neh-sehr) – Sunrise

El Crepúsculo (kreh-poo-scoo-loh) – Twilight

La Tierra (tyeh-rrah) – Earth

La Luna (loo-nah) – Moon

La Estrella (ehs-treh-yah) – Star

Spanish Nature Guide Books - Perfect for Celebrating Earth Day in Spanish

Now that you have lots of new Spanish words about nature to use, let me share some of my absolute favorite Spanish nature guide books that you can use at home with your children, or with your students. These books are meant to be bilingual guide books that can help you grow your Spanish vocabulary with nature, while also learning more interesting facts about the world around you. These bilingual books are primarily for children ages 3+ and will last for years and years of nature-based Spanish learning. 

Shop Spanish Nature Guide Books

Spanish Nature Poems for Children

Once you have lots of new Spanish vocabulary to learn and practice at home, you can also use poetry to enhance your children’s learning. Check out these posts with seasonal nature poems to help you learn Spanish at home, or to bring into your classroom.

If you’re wanting to learn even more Spanish nature words, make sure you check out my online Spanish courses! These courses are all inspired by nature and offer hands-on, screen free Spanish learning for families and children of all ages. Con mi Familia is my  play-based Spanish preschool curriculum for children ages 2-6. Spanish in the Wild is a bilingual nature study course for children ages 5+. Both online Spanish courses are perfect for bilingual families, and those learning Spanish side by side with their children. No experience is necessary and you get lifetime access to all of the courses and materials!