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.
Here's a great song to transition between activities, for example from an activity that has kids up on their feet to one that requires them to be seated. It also works well when you want to shake things up a bit and have kids get up and find a new place to sit.
Here's a great song to start your preschoolers on their English adventure. I adapted it from a Spanish version I learned years ago. (Original author unknown)
This Blog is for those looking for songs and activities to share with preschoolers learning English. Every week you will find a short video, as well as an accompanying description of the activity. If this blog is helpful to you, please let me know by posting a comment. Until soon at the Little Wolves Language Café!
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.