mardi 26 novembre 2013

Thank you !!

This Thursday is Thanksgiving in the US and at English & Creativity we are celebrating it all this week.

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First we showed the kids some short, simple videos that explain The Story of Thanksgiving

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faUYJ9fMiGg

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gW7JJw9-tg


For the older kids (and interested parents !) we suggest this website : http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/


Then we used flash cards to learn some of the keywords we discovered in the video :  thank you, indians, pilgrims, Mayflower, corn, turkey, pumpkin, harvest, stuffing, cranberries, potatoes...


The Monday and Tuesday groups made turkeys ...















Then they danced like turkeys : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToU5lVZQJYk


The Tuesday groups also played Thanksgiving Bingo :










Some Thanksgiving songs for Children :



What are you thankful for ? : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrAWXIKKZ2Y



And some songs of thanks :

Raffi's "Thanks a lot" :  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7McbECHlgbg

Led Zeppelin's "Thank you" : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jc-EdW1amwg

Dido's "Thank you" : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TO48Cnl66w

Alanis Morissette's "Thank you " (live version) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlCoWOv6L0E

ABBA's "Thank you for the music" : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4069PUk3aM0

The Beatles' "Thank you girl" : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpZixsWR1NE


Our students are thankful for : flowers, food, family, friends, candy, cake, presents, fairies, princesses, pirates, cowboys, fire, painting, school ... and KidsCreate workshops !


Sooooooo, what are YOU thankful for ?


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