My top picks of the books I use in my classes and which I think work really well for teaching English to young children. Includes the target language for each book as well as some ideas for how to use them!
In this article I talk about the challenges of using picture books in class, tips for effective story-telling, Story Time set-up and follow-up, and what kinds of books to look for when choosing a story.
Teach your little ones basic shapes vocabulary with this free, easy to construct accordion book! Includes two different levels of difficulty and options for kids to trace, or cut & paste.
This fun shark craft is perfect for summer or ocean themed activities. It’s simple to make, requires very few materials, and little ones will love making the shark snap and bite when it’s finished! Includes a FREE template file!
Use these colourful pocket-sized SHAPES flashcards with your little ones to teach or review vocabulary, or play fun flashcard games! Includes six basic shapes with fun illustrations!
Use these sea animals worksheets and word puzzles to practise ocean themed vocabulary with your kids! Includes word searches and letter/word match games in three levels of difficulty
Here are a few ideas for some inexpensive, end of year gifts for students that you can make yourself. Ideal for 3 – 7 year olds!
These melted crayon hearts are easy, cheap and fun to make. Great as end of year gifts for young students, but also perfect as party favours for a child’s birthday!
Use these word puzzles to practise farm animals vocabulary with your kids! Includes word searches and letter/word match games in three levels of difficulty.
This I Have – Who Has?: Farm Animals and Babies Game is a fun way to teach and review vocabulary and question structures with little ones! Includes 4 editable sets of cards in both colour and black line, with Basic and Extension sets so you can choose which best suits your class needs.
This stylish paper handbag is a great Mother’s Day craft for kids to make. It doubles as both a card and a gift, containing surprise coupons for Mum to exchange whenever she wants!
This FREE printable Farm Animals and Babies Bingo Game is a great addition to Farm Animal Units, as well as a fun Mother’s Day activity in class!
This pretty doily flower is an easy Mother’s Day craft that’s perfect for pre-schoolers! Your kids can decorate it however they want, and even include a photo to make a beautiful, personal keepsake that mums will treasure!
This cute rabbit craft is perfect for Easter or Spring themes and is so easy that your little ones can make a whole field of them in all different colours! Includes a free template.
Use these Easter Egg Cards to practice to practice phonics and letter recognition skills with little ones! Includes picture cards, picture-word cards, upper case and lower case cards for you to mix and match.