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F is for Flashcards! Two more games using flashcards

  Flick and Tell   Chant and place flashcards face up in a horizontal line in front of the students. Introduce the target language as you place each one.  T: It’s a (animal). What is it? S: It’s a (animal). Call out the target language. T: It’s a (dog). What is it? S: It’s a […]

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Fly, Swim, Dive and Crawl Along with Kinka! キンカと一緒に飛んで、泳いで、潜って、はってみよう!   Kids like to move and play while they learn. This week’s video shows you different ways to move. It’s great for kids who love animals, too!   子供は動いて遊んで学ぶのが好きです。今週の動画では色々な動きを紹介します。動物が好きな子は大喜び!   Classroom Tip Fly, Swim, Dive, Crawl is a great song for getting everyone moving. It is […]

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  Find it Teacher holds the flashcards and a student chooses one.  S: What is it?  T: It’s a (bicycle). What is it?  S: It’s a (bicycle). Mix it in with the other cards and lay them all face down. The student flips all the cards one by one, repeating the target language, until they […]

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It’s a Blue Flower! Let’s Pair Colors with Nouns. 青い花だ!色と名詞のペアを作りましょう。   With this week’s video, we use the colors, objects and phrases we’ve been studying to make simple sentences.   今週の動画では今まで勉強してきた色、物、フレーズを使って簡単な文章を作ります。   Classroom Tip This is an extension of the “It’s a” chant and builds upon the Unit 2 language “It’s a flower. It’s red.” […]

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Let’s Run! Racing Games for Reviewing Vocabulary   Many students can pay attention better if they’ve used up some energy running around the class room. And it’s just fun! Use these games to get your kids moving and learning at the same time. 持て余したエネルギーを費やしたほうが集中できる生徒は少なくありません。それと、走るのが楽しいです!このゲームで動きながら英語を学びましょう。   Dash and Trash  Write or draw a picture of each target […]

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It’s a video! Practice a basic word pairing with Kinka! ビデオだ!キンカと一緒に基本の単語のペアを練習しましょう!   “It’s a” can be a difficult word combination for young children to master, but it’s very common in English. Get some practice with it and have fun at the same time with this week’s video!   「It’s a」は、小さい子供には難しい単語のコンビネーションですが、英語ではよく使います。今週の動画で楽しみながら練習しましょう!   Classroom Tip The It’s […]

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Two Games with Flashcards: “Circle Repeat” and “Concentration”   There is a wide variety of activities to learn and practice language using flashcards! フラッシュカードを使ってランゲージを覚えたり練習したりするアクティビティーをご用意しています!   Circle Repeat This is a simple game used to practice dialogues and vocabulary. Everyone sits in a circle. Hold up one flashcard and introduce the target language.  T: It’s sunny. […]

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Fruit is not only a healthy snack, it’s also colorful and fun! Please enjoy this week’s video.   果物はヘルシーなおやつというだけでなく、カラフルで楽しいですね!今週の動画を楽しんでください。   Classroom Tip Storytime 5 is a chance to introduce the language students will focus on in this unit, including: “How are you?” “I’m happy/sad/sleepy/grumpy/hungry”, as well as colors: orange, purple, pink and green. In addition, […]

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Action Games: “Chant and Throw” and “Charades”   These two games will get your students moving and having fun while practicing vocabulary! この2つのゲームで体を動かしながらボキャブラリーを覚えましょう!   Chant and Throw This is a fun way to introduce and practice new vocabulary. Hold up a flashcard and introduce the target language. T: It’s a (banana). What is it? S: […]

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Here you are. Thank you! Practice good manners with Kinka and Pinka. はいどうぞ。ありがとう!キンカとピンカと基本のマナーを練習しましょう!   “Thank you” is one of the most important words to learn in order to get along with people in any language! Let’s practice how to give and receive politely in English with this week’s video.   どの言語でも人と仲良くするには「ありがとう」という単語がとても大切です!今週の動画では、お行儀よく何かをあげる、何かを受け取る練習をしましょう。   Classroom Tip “Here […]

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