The Enormous Turnip Colouring Sheets
Engaging Enormous Turnip colouring sheets that are perfect for fun practice of numbers, colours, people and animals vocabulary.
♦ Choose from 5 different sheets to easily differentiate according to ability, age group, and vocabulary focus.
♦ Great for pattern recognition skills too.
♦ Useful activity suggestions give you plenty of ideas to increase interaction, engagement and learning AND give you ideas for incorporating story retelling.
Ready for some Enormous Turnip colouring fun? Get your templates and lesson ideas here:
What will my ESL young learners learn?
Depending on which activity procedure you choose, your ESL young learners can focus on listening, speaking, reading or all three!
Apart from the vocabulary in the images, there are plenty of opportunities to help them acquire useful phrases and structures.
- Story people and animals: turnip, man (dad), woman (mum), boy (brother), girl (sister), dog, cat, mouse
- Numbers 1-10
While not essential, you may want to help your learners acquire and/or use the following language:
They see/saw a ______
Come and help!
Pull! says/said the _____
The _____ pull/pulled the _____, the _____ pull/pulled the ____ etc.
The turnip doesn’t/didn’t move.
Where’s the…? It’s here. It’s there. Is it…? Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. What is it? It’s a.. It’s…
Can you find the…? I can see a… Can I have..? Here you are. Thank you. You’re welcome. Colours, crayons, pens, pencils, I’m finished.
What do teachers say about the resources?
Frequently asked questions
Yes, of course! Maybe you have the time and enjoy creating things, but it has to be said that being a young learner teacher can involve a HUGE amount of extra work making materials. Give yourself a break!
All my materials have been tried and tested in the classroom. As well as having almost 20 years of teaching experience, I am also a qualified trainer for the Trinity TYLEC (Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate), so you can rely on the quality.
Yes! They work great for mixed aged groups and different abilities because they come with different templates AND different suggestions with how to use the resource. No time wasted on adapting different worksheets!
The provided activity suggestions give you plenty of ideas to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners. Add in the storytelling with the book, storytelling cards or video, and a vocabulary game or two, and you’re ready to go! See the Enormous Turnip Story Resource page.
You can certainly find some free colouring sheets out there, but it’ll be tough to find ones that give you as much flexibility.
I can guarantee your young learners will be much more excited to create this. Engaged and motivated children make for a happy lesson (and teacher!)
Once you’ve had a chance to use your materials, don’t forget to come back to leave a review. As a thank you, you’ll receive a 20% discount on any other resource : )