We all know the book “The hungry caterpillar” or “Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see” by Eric Carle. But he wrote a lot more children’s books that are really great to use in an ESL classroom. One of those books is “From head to toe”. It’s really great as it teaches you several […]
Great song to teach animals and their habitats! Hike through the rainforest, scale a mountain, swim across the ocean, and still make it home for dinner. Rhyme and repetition make learning fun in this selection that teaches actions, animal sounds and exotic settings around the world.
My fellow teacher, Christine has shared those wonderful pictures of her ESL kids class with me. What a great idea and really cute papercup animals! (Thanks again, Christine 😉 ) When I saw the them, it reminded of this game where you have 3 cups and somebody hides a ball under one of them, switches […]
One of the routines I have been using with the small kids is the following text. I have pictures of animals and do a lot of gestures in order to help them recognize what’s going on. The animals come to school. (walk around) The lion is very tired. (show lion picture, yawn and look very […]