Make a face - song for teaching parts of the face ( body parts) Page in Japanese Target Language: Parts of the Face Target Grade: Kindergarten to Elem 5 You can find this song on the vol. 6 Try out the characters above, or if you want individual parts have a look at: nose, ears, mouth, eyes, eyebrows, cheeks, hair, tongue Face parts are always popular with the kids, and around New Year there's a "make a face" game called "fukuwarai" that is very popular in Japan. So with the help of this song the kids should be able to do it all in English! Idioms Idioms are expressions that would have different meanings if you took the words apart. The individual words in the idiom don’t usually help you make sense of it; you just have to know what it means. It would be helpful to do some online practice to gain a better understanding of idioms.
Halloween Scavenger Hunt (not just for for Kids) - Plan a Hauntingly Good Game! Think like a kid Sometimes, the biggest reason why there are things that we think kids will like but they don’t is that we are not meeting their expectations. This is because we think like adults and expect what adults will like and will find to be fun to be fun for children. This does not mean that you have to go all the way to acting like a kid, but that you need to try to understand them, where they are at in life and to find out what will interest them. If you are a mom or dad at home, this can be a lot easier for you to do. This way, you will effectively find out what Halloween scavenger hunt ideas they are going to really have fun with. Meet Moshi Monsters – the Primary Class Virtual Pets By grahamstanley Moshi Monsters is a virtual pet game and popular safe social network for young kids similar to Club Penguin. The game lets a child adopt a Moshi pet, which they have to look after, feed and play games with. Similar in concept to a Tamagotchi, but on the Web, it can be used in the young learner language classroom successfully, but the teacher has to be careful because not everything in the game lends itself to language learning or practice. When I started using the site I also found that Moshi Monsters quickly became the only thing my 9-10 year-olds would ask for, so I decided to limit our use to ten minutes and during a specific section of the class (just after the break).
Negative prefixes – games Negative prefixes are very productive. It seems that if you learn these then you might be able to create countless English words. However, it is not enough to learn only the prefixes. As each word has its own prefix and there are just a few rules you have to learn the whole words. Knowing this, I took 4,000 most frequent words in English and I looked for the words with negative prefixes among them. Once I found them I created the following mind map: Halloween Party Games When I was young I can remember going to a Halloween Party where they had boxes you can stick your hand in and touch things inside that you could not see. Each box had a label on the outside that said things like; Eyeballs, Brains, Fingers etc.. When you touched them it really felt like you were touching those things and being young it could get really gross. This is so easy to create, inexpensive and the kids love it no matter how many times they have done it before. Here is what you Need: Cardboard Boxes (decorate them if you wish) You can paint them, Wrap in Halloween paper etc...
monsterproject - Lesson Plans These plans outline some of the activities you might want to include in a monster project. There are more detailed book plans under the Books link. Preparing the Students for Adjective Work