Articles and resources with practical ideas for teaching English to young learners. Explore ideas for using stories, songs, games and craft in your English classes. We’ll also discuss our approach to common issues and possible challenges in the young learner classroom.
Engaging, interactive card games for the preschool and primary classroom. Practise vocabulary and structures with any card set in a fun way!
Our top 10 fingerplay songs and chants to teach English to very young learners. Ideas for how to adapt for maximum language acquisition. Perfect for circle time and for quick settler activities.
Practical tips on how to adapt ESL/EFL action songs. Teaching English to EFL/ESL young learners through songs with your personal twist.
Tips for interactive, dynamic dictation techniques to maximise language acquisition and use during arts and crafts activities.
Using mini-books in the preschool and primary EFL/ESL classroom. How to make and use them and differentiate for learner needs. Great ideas!
How to use jigsaw puzzle activities to teach English. Find ideas for using jigsaw puzzles in opening routines, crafts and games.
Tips for common areas of difficulty when using crafts to teach English in the very young learner classroom. A guide to run things smoothly.
This is an adapted telling of Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, especially for EFL and ESL learners. The text is simplified and includes repetition of key phrases and vocabulary. Telling the story in this way facilitates the acquisition of useful language while retaining the enjoyment of the original.
This is an adapted telling of Elmer by David McKee, especially for EFL and ESL learners. The text is simplified and includes repetition of phrases and vocabulary. Telling the story in this way facilitates the acquisition of useful language while retaining the enjoyment of the original.