martes, 16 de diciembre de 2014

solar system

The 5 year olds have been busy with the latest topic "The solar system".

This unit involved more speaking than previous ones, and they really enjoyed it. They spoke about colours and shapes with the blocks, counted stars on rockets and matched them to the numbers, designed aliens, looked for words on rockets in books, discovered many things by looking at information books and practised their writing skills.

They did a great job of using English in this unit. Well done!


lunes, 15 de diciembre de 2014


Here are some activities for the 5 year olds to practice over the holidays. Most activities are related to phonics, blending and "tricky words". Have fun!

phonic song
games 1
games 2

blending quiz
sight words
tricky word bus
dinosaur eggs
tricky word train


Here are some activities to practice over the holidays. Have fun :)

red red coat
6 boomers (1)
6 boomers (2)
12 days
xmas in oz

peppa pig
Jolly phonics


Here are some chistmas activities and revision to practice over the holidays. Enjoy the break :)

Jingle bells
merry christmas
peppa pig
Jolly phonics

miércoles, 3 de diciembre de 2014

Jingle Bells

The three year olds are learning this traditional christmas carol for the christmas concert.

You can have fun practising at home :)


martes, 2 de diciembre de 2014

bear hunt 5

The 5 year olds have been busy with the topic of Autumn, clothes, weather and "Going on a bear hunt".

It is a bit of a revision unit, designed to give the children the option to recycle known vocabulary in different situations. They are getting much better at producing spoken and written English, and I am slowly becoming stricter with them. To get a sticker, they need to work well at the activity centres, as a team and of course SPEAK ENGLISH. Some groups were "cheating" and just singing songs at the tables.

I now encourage them to try and have conversations to complete the tasks, using as much English as possible. They are using a lot of classroom language, such as "rubber teacher please", "green please", "thank you" (to be honest they are very polite!) and using the worksheets and flashcards to remind them of vocabulary, they are able to produce a lot of "Spanglish", which is fantastic!

The next few units will slowly move away from using worksheets in order for the children to produce more spoken English, and improve reading skills.

I'm sorry it has taken so long to publish these photos, but we have been very busy!


martes, 25 de noviembre de 2014

Three little pigs

The 3 year olds are learning the story of "The Three Little Pigs". Here are some activities to practice at home.

Story 1
Story 2
peppa pig house

Farm animals
Jolly Phonics
Build a house

lunes, 24 de noviembre de 2014

Gingerbread Man

The four year olds are learning the story of "The gingerbread man". Here are some activities you can do at home.

Shape story
Shape game
Cooking game

Solar system

The five year olds are moving onto their next topic: "The Solar System". Here are some activities to practice at home.

Song 1
Zoom Zoom
Space song
Peppa pig

Billy and splodge
Song BC
Cat in the hat
Space collectors
Hip hop