This Valentine's Day we were lucky to receive a present of candy conversation hearts from Boston! These candies are typical American Valentine's day treats. Some people like eating them, but some people don't think they taste very good. Our students really liked them! Conversation hearts are also fun to use for decoration. The Kids' Club
The Young Learners 6 class has been working on various topics around the world of entertainment and work. In the first place, they talked about Rebranding, a phenomenon that leads people to change their look and character in order to attract more public. And for the second, her teacher, Christine, invited
In January Kids' Club students learned about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life. This year Martin Luther King Day was on January 21st, the same day as President Obama's Inauguration. The kids wrote about their dreams for the future. The students then interviewed each other to make a biography poster of each student in the class,
Last week Alicia Vázquez gave a presentation for Kids' Club parents about online resources for kids and parents to use together at home. There are quite a lot, and we'd like to share the list with you: Kids Literacy Online_FINAL There are games, reading material, online stories, and more. Have fun, and keep reading!
Kids' Club students have just finished a poetry unit with their teacher, Alicia. They read lots of different kinds of poetry, and then they wrote and illustrated their own poems. Have a look at their work. Great work, everyone! [slide show]
Alex's Young Learners 5 class on Saturdays has been working hard on a book-making project. Students wrote original stories and drew or found illustrations. Then they actually made their own books! Here are some examples of the works in progress: [slideshow]
This spring Kids' Club students in Patti's group read Flat Stanley, by Jeff Brown. This book tells the story of a boy, Stanley Lambchop, who becomes flat after a bulletin board falls on him in the night. Being flat allows Stanley to have lots of adventures. One fun thing Stanley gets to do is travel
In May Alicia's class learned about writing instructions, so they decided to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, an American favorite, to practice explaining a recipe. First they made the sandwiches while the children in Patti's group watched so they could make sandwiches, too. Nora said, “This is the first time I've ever made my