mardi 23 juillet 2013

Happy Summer from the team at English & Creativity !

Wishing you all a restful, beautiful summer vacation ....



See you in the Fall for more creative English adventures !





Best wishes, Ayn and the E&C team




samedi 13 juillet 2013

Camp KidsCreate Day 5 : World Travel


Morning Circle Time : songs and yoga





Read books about travel to foreign lands

Origami : bats and fortune-tellers








Snack : Mexican nacho chips and salsa

Make your own suitcase and personalize it with travel stickers










Lunchtime : picnic at the park

Afternoon Circle Time : songs and yoga

Suitcase workshop for afternoon group

Draw pictures of what you would pack in your suitcase







Reading time for morning group

Color your Las Vegas suitcase

Sing Travel songs (she'll be coming 'round the mountain, london bridge, row your boat)


Video : "Where in the World is Carmen San Diego ?"

Snack From India : Naans, Mango Chutney and Raita






smell spices from India




and Chocolate cake !

Clean up....

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Games from around the world : Othello, "Simon Says" and travel game

















Good-bye Circle Time: songs, yoga and Camp Certificate

The Camp KidsCreate Song and Cheer :

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jeudi 11 juillet 2013

Camp KidsCreate Day 4 : Playful Acting





Welcome : Learn about Shakespeare

Circle Time : Songs and Yoga

Puppet playtime







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Build a mini Globe Theater with Kapla (4 separate groups)










and then a giant Globe theater (all the kids together) ...







Virtual tour of the Globe : http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/converse/movies/sound_globe.swf

Snack time : crumpets and honey or jam



Song : "Food, Glorious Food !" (from "Oliver")

Videos : Famous scenes and lines from classic films, Part I

http://www.phrasemix.com/collections/the-25-most-famous-english-movie-quotes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0qao2xINsE&hd=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHxCq8FPWDo&hd=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uSZrs-ew0Q&hd=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg6vc66foXE&hd=1

Group photo : morning group







Lunch : picnic and play at park

Afternoon Circle Time : short lesson on Shakespeare and theater

Group photo : afternoon group








Videos : Famous scenes and lines from classic films, Part II
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6vLAa-kylM&hd=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ogQ0uge06o&hd=1


Create your own playbill

























Short skits, like charades : walking a dog, going on the metro, at school/playing teacher, going shopping, jumping from a plane, running in a race, playing tennis

Improvisational games : "Telephone", "Mirror"


Movie time : "Oliver" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1RgUCw88FA&hd=1)

Snack time : chocolate cake !

Basketball bis : play basketball like your favorite character