Given that I’m literally going and coming back to Italy and my little students still don’t get my nationality neither which languages I speak, but they definitely know that I teach English all around the world, I decided to start out project with this book. It is about seven cats that come from 7 different…… Continue reading My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes
Children love so much to challenge their memory and this game is simply a great one to learn, consolidate or review different topics, at different stages of the learning. Here follows our personal selection of memory small flashcards, including the following items of food: watermelon, pear, grapes, strawberry, lemon, orange, tomato, potato, broccoli, carrot, eggs,…… Continue reading Food Memory
I am now about to finish the food topic with my children, and I was looking for a meaningful activity to propose. I tried out the collage, bringing school hundreds of my mom’s cooking magazines, giving children the opportunity to use authentic material. As they saw the magazines I could perceive their excitement! They were…… Continue reading Food Collage
Nursery Rhymes are a great way to warm up, tune into the new language, start the lesson, take a break or just have fun! To teach a new rhyme: Pre-teach new words or the ones that you think yor child don’t know. Think about a way to introduce the theme in a way that children…… Continue reading Nursery Rhymes
5 fab and bubbly days of Christmas Camp in Madrid, bringing alive some of the classical and more modern Christmas Storybooks of the English tradition: Stickman, The Night Before Christmas, How the Grinch Stole Xmas, Mickey’s Christmas Carol and Polar Express.
The Grinch, the well-known and beloved Dr Seuss’ character, who we all feel a little bit like, all the year long. The story is a fantastic way to think about what Christmas really is, together with children and ask them to share their most intimate opinions, memories and feelings. LEAD-IN We asked children to make…… Continue reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas