(this post contains affiliate links) Learning a second language isn't as complicated as many people think. The key is repetition and having an environment to practice. Enter English through play! Children love to pretend, and if you introduce a new game, song or pretend activity in a second language, they will usually continue to play said activity in English. Choose a few key fraises and … Continue reading teach language through pretend play
We’re going on a bear hunt book, games and activities
This is a beautiful book with captivating artwork and lots of repetition. I've posted my favourite free printables to go with it.
make your own board game
Let the children's creativity go wild! Usually I'm the one that does the creating, but this week I decided to let them design their own game boards, and it was wonderful! I was surprised how much the kids liked this activity, and the vocabulary that they needed for the games was practical, high-use words and … Continue reading make your own board game
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.
I’d like to order a pizza, please
This is a great game to play at home with parents, nanny or grandparents. You might call it the "English Pizza" game.