quinta-feira, 14 de março de 2013

Michael Rosen - We're Going On A Bear Hunt (or an Egg hunt, who knows? )

Before "going on an egg hunt" my students saw this wonderful video by Michael Rosen, the author of many gorgeous picture books - which I'll talk more about later - they copied the choreography and, of course, the words. It was a wonderful way to get them energized and "in the mood for the hunt" while the PE teacher was hiding the eggs in the school's garden and play ground.

terça-feira, 12 de março de 2013

Easter project in 5 steps

Here is my suggestion for this Easter:
Marbled eggs!

It consists on painting eggs with a marbling effect technique.

This is a project that precedes the egg hunt my students are going go on with me and their PE teacher at the end of this week.

Step 1:

Glue a wooden skewer on (empty) egg using a hot glue gun.

Step 2:

Fill a plastic bowl with water. (make sure it's an old bowl that you can dye with paint)

Step 3:

Drop some glass paint drops into the water. 

Step 4:

Mix the colours softly and slowly with the tip of a wooden skewer.

Step 5:

Finally, immerse the eggs in the water (making sure the children don't touch the paint), and pull them out slowly.

And Voila! 

PS. I must thank my student Mariana, who, after painting her egg, was the super professional photographer documenting the entire process! So, Thank you Mariana!

Easter colouring WS

Enjoy this little Easter treat :)
The picture was taken from: http://www.reading-with-kids.com/color-by-number-coloring-pages.html

Mice digital design by Lauri Furnell