“There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly” free printables and lesson ideas

What I love about this book is the repeating vocabulary and funny storyline that captivates children. It's the perfect book to build a lesson around for little English learners.

What did your Pirate eat for Dinner last Night?

(may contain affiliate links) "My pirate ate gummy bears for dinner last night!" As an introduction to past tense irregular verbs we played a hilarious game which I have titled What did your Pirate eat for Dinner last Night. When I say "hilarious" what I actually mean is that my little students (age 6 and … Continue reading What did your Pirate eat for Dinner last Night?

Learning English Outside in Nature

There are so many ways to teach English through busy outside activities, it just takes a little creativity! On Mondays I had part of my lesson outside. ┬áIt's Autumn here in Switzerland and that means beautiful leaves, crisp evening and morning air and harvest! Yesterday we were collecting chestnuts, opening them, and looking to see … Continue reading Learning English Outside in Nature