18 diciembre, 2019

British Cuisine and their Food Culture

British ways of saying I am Hungry: «Let´s get some scran, I am starving» «My stomach is growling»   «I could eat eat a horse» «I am famished» This introduces todays topic on British food and culture.  This week we are testing out some different content and looking a traditions and culture of an English speaking places. The United Kingdom is home to a variety of different cultures and the people living there originating from all over the world. This is something that should be celebrated because it has led to there being a great diversity in food in Britain. If you go to a large city here you can find tacos to sashimi then Korean BBQ to tapas, all on one street. In the […]
11 diciembre, 2019

What is sensory play and why is it beneficial?

Sensory activities facilitate exploration and naturally encourage children to use scientific processes while they play, create, investigate and explore. We are born with 5 senses that are all very important but when it comes to teaching we often concentrate on only a few of these. There can be many advantages to sensory play that incorporates all the senses not just one or two. Just like any skills you aren’t just born with them and instead we learn by being exposed to new experiences. Developing each of these senses is very important. Therefore in this blog post, we are going to discuss what the advantages of sensory play are and what sort of activates you might want to include next time you are babysitting or as […]
2 diciembre, 2019

It’s begining to look a lot like Christmas…

It is that time of the year again as the nights become longer and the days become shorter that we start thinking about Christmas. The presents under the tree, the lights brightening the night sky. Families coming together and children start singing carols. This time comes quicker and quicker every year and it might be time you mix things up a bit and try and incorporate new vocabulary and games to help teach English. There are a range of activities that can be done that are fun for both the children and the parents or babysitters. Below we will discuss a range of ways to encourage the use of the English language based around the festive theme of Christmas. Make Christmas Cards This is where […]
27 noviembre, 2019

What to do with your kids in Madrid when travelling for work?

Spain´s capital is a great city to visit even if you are travelling here for work and it can be enjoyed by the whole family. There is so much history and culture in a relatively small capital. This means it is easy to get around with young ones and the well-connected metro is a great transport option if you would prefer not to walk everywhere. Even if you are only here for a short time or are on a work trip there is still so much to see. There are lots of kid-friendly sights with something to please everyone. So in this blog, I am going to discuss some activities that the whole family can enjoy during a short visit. These include key landmarks, museums, […]