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....

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 :

jeudi 11 juillet 2013

Camp KidsCreate Day 4 : Playful Acting

Welcome : Learn about Shakespeare

Circle Time : Songs and Yoga

Puppet playtime

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 :

Snack time : crumpets and honey or jam

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

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

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

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" (

Snack time : chocolate cake !

Basketball bis : play basketball like your favorite character