Two quick ideas on teaching new vocabulary.
Topic: Animal habitat; places we live. Children's book referenced: Mary Ann Hobermann's A House is a House for Me (1978).
Check out this videoclip for three activities having to do with clocks and time: two classics--Hickory Hickory Dock and What Time is It, Mr. Wolf?-- and a simple art activity.
I'm a teacher, writer and artist currently living in Northern Germany. I hold a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the University of Washington, in Seattle. I have thirty years of experience teaching Spanish, English and German. Elsewhere on this website you will find a list of my children's books, as well as samples of my artwork.