Fun Pocket Dice Games to Play with Kids
In this article, I share some simple, fun ideas for games you can play with your kids using a pocket dice!
DIY Giant Pocket Dice
Learn how to make a DIY Giant Pocket Dice that you can use with your own flashcards to play loads of fun educational games with your kids!
Preschool classes online. Mystery Box: Pets
Mystery Boxes are a fun learning tool for little kids. In this article, I show you how I use a Mystery Box in my online video classes for preschoolers.
Preschool classes online. Vocabulary Games: Sea Animals
In this post I show you some of the fun vocabulary games I play in my ESL video classes for preschoolers!
Preschool classes online. Teaching Vocabulary: Sea Animals
In this online teaching special, I show you how I introduce and review sea animals vocabulary in my ESL video classes for preschoolers!
7 Playful Ways to Help Children Focus in Your ESL Class
Restless kids? Here are some easy, low-prep ideas you can pull quickly out of the hat when you need to help your little ones focus in class!
Teaching Kids Online – ESL Games and Activities for Virtual Classes with Young Children
If you’re currently teaching kids online, here are some ideas for ESL games and activities you can do with young children during your distance learning and virtual classes.
Some of the best free tools and platforms to set up virtual classes and teach English online to kids
A summary and review the main platforms, tools and options available for teachers to set up virtual classes and teach English online to kids!
Fun ESL Christmas activities for preschool and primary!
A selection of super-fun Christmas activities for preschool and early primary age kids. Includes games, crafts, books, songs and printables that are tried and tested in the classroom!
Fun Halloween activities and games for teaching English to young kids!
Here are a ton of games, activities, crafts and resources to make your English lessons super fun for little ones this Halloween! Includes spooky and non-spooky options to appeal to a variety of age ranges.
Some of the Best Picture Books for Teaching English to Children
My top picks of the books I use in my classes and which I think work really well for teaching English to young kids. Includes the target language for each book as well as some ideas for how to use them!
How to Use Picture Books in ESL Preschool and Early Primary Classes
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.
What is the best age to learn a new language?
While it’s never too late to learn anything, when it comes to languages most linguists agree that there is an optimal age for learning. Here we take a look at some of the latest research on the subject.
4 of the best types of games for teaching languages to kids
We believe games are one of the best ways of teaching languages to young kids! They add the important element of fun to learning and are a great opportunity to connect with children. Here we look at four different kinds of games that work well for teaching languages to kids!
5 great benefits of learning languages from a young age
During development a child’s mind absorbs knowledge in a fabulous way, which is why it’s an ideal stage to start learning new languages! Here are five key reasons why learning foreign languages at an early age is so valuable.
Five of the best flashcard games for teaching English to young children
Flashcards can be so much more than passive, one-way teaching aids – they’re a great resource that you can use to play countless fun games with young kids! Here are five fun flashcard games we love to play in class – all suitable for 3 – 7 year olds!
Using arts and crafts to teach languages to young children
Arts and crafts are a fun way to support language learning, as well as many other skills that are important for young children. Find out more about how to maximize language learning using crafts as well as some practical tips and considerations for how best to use them in your classes!