Let's Plant a Seed: The Vegetable Garden

These last year of pre-K kids have been learning about the vegetable garden and the life cycle of the seed for some months in their first language and then we thought:  “Why don’t we do something special and meaningful in English?” That is how this workshop  was born. *DURATION: 2 hours *MATERIAL NEEDED: colored and…

Día 3. Buscar

English version here Esta sesión pertenece a la Unidad Didáctica Rumbo en Atlanta.    Llevo viendo a mucha gente que no sonríe a lo largo del día. Les pregunto: “no tienen un motivo para sonreír”. Parecen estar buscando algo. ¿Tal vez el motivo? Tal vez esté más cerca de lo que pensamos… y así lo…

I spy with my little eye...

I find really interesting this game to play while learning a second language. The benefits are multiple!! It’s progressive, really flexible to be adapted according to the level of understanding and language of the kids. We learn new vocabulary and chunks. It’s short and fix in any moment of the class. It helps them to rest…

Lesson 3. Buscar

Versión en español aquí. This session belongs to the Lesson Plan Rumbo in Atlanta.  I’ve seen a lot of people that don’t smile during the day. I ask them. “There is no reason to smile” they answered. They seem to be looking for something. The reason? Maybe it’s closer that we thought… and that’s what we are…

Toddlers Sensory Bags

My little 6-month nephew is super curious and extremely investigative, as excactly all the toddlers are! My sister in law and me were thinking of doing some homemade sensory bags to promote his gross motor skills, help him crawling, touching, exploring his first steps and his finger, hand-movements. I made this fabulous sensory bags last…

Dinosaurios. Descubriendo esqueletos enterrados (y en la oscuridad!)

English version here ¿Eres un explorador de verdad con habilidades de arqueólogo? Entonces tendrás que demostrarlo en las terroríficas actividades que proponemos hoy. ¿Te atreves? Estos esqueletos están bien escondidos bajo la tierra y ¡no solo eso! Esta columna vertebral… ¿¡de quién será?! ¡¿Tyrannosaurus?! Mmmm… ¿Triceratops? Qué dificil… Espera, espera ¡que aún hay más! ¡¿Serás…