Category Archives: food

Señor Brócoli

I love visiting IKEA and wondering around the children’s department as my attention is invariably grabbed by something I think I can use. It’s not often that a  specific lesson is ‘born’ as I browse, however. Meet Señor Brócoli. Our eyes met and I was inspired! I saw his pockets and thought of using him like a food triangle , […]

Sweet inspiration

Being stuck with my foot up is giving me plenty of time to read, think and play with my tech, and this morning a combination of the three inspired this post! I was pinning away on Pinterest when I came across this ‘Pin’ I followed the link and as I looked at the article, I started […]

Comida española – Flickr group

In what seems like a past life sometimes when I used to teach Spanish to secondary pupils, we used a text book called Vaya.  Apart from my gripe about their assertion that Spaniards have pets ‘grillos’ on their balconies (yet to meet one!), my other main problem with the book / course was the fact […]

A visit to IKEA

I am a great fan of IKEA. As I have shared before, I find it a goldmine for teaching resources. On my latest visit, I made a couple of purchases- 1. finger puppets Great for speaking tasks to encourage reluctant speakers, to encourage imagination and to ‘distract’ from repetitious or disliked activities.  This set add […]

Me gusta el jugo de naranja

I’ve been looking for resources about healthy lifestyles and food today, and came across this song on my travels around Youtube. Very catchy and good for practising opinions about food – me gusta(n) / no me gusta(n) Ojo – it’s South American so uses the phrase ‘el jugo de naranja’ for orange juice instead of […]