I've been surprised, over the years, how little time it actually takes for children to begin speaking a second language.
English music with Babies and Toddlers
This post contains affiliate links... but also lots of freebees ;-D My 14 month old listening to music while colouring. In the last few months my bilingual son turned one, and I started teaching English to a new group of brothers one afternoon a week, ages 4, 3 and 1. Music is an incredibly powerful … Continue reading English music with Babies and Toddlers
my 5 favourite language learning games and toys
(this post contains affiliate links ;- ) Here are my top 5 must have item to get started teaching English to little learners. These aren't fancy electronics or expensive curriculum, but they work. The key is that you, parents/teachers/care givers MUST play with the children. Language learning isn't complicated, it just takes time. I recommend … Continue reading my 5 favourite language learning games and toys
10 games to play with little English learners
I play a lot of games with my English students. Currently they range in age from three to eight years old, and most all of these games work for this age group.
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. It'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