Tag Archives: resources

Zoo Barcelona

Yes, it’s another Barcelona post but nothing to do with football – promise! Last week when I was in Barcelona on a Comenius Regio visit, my colleague Jane and I hared around numerous sites in the city, collecting resources. One place we visited was the Zoo de Barcelona. Are all zoos the same, we wondered? […]

La oruga hambrienta in TK Maxx ;o)

Lisibo’s been shopping again.  This time, though, it’s not IKEA that has inspired her but TK Maxx that has come up trumps. In the sale (!) I found this Very Hungry Caterpillar felt set. Ideal for – telling the story to the class getting pupils to follow the story actively by adding / moving/ substituting […]

Breakfast from IKEA

A tweet the other day about a visit to IKEA and the purchase of hats and things reminded me that I hadn’t shared my latest purchase from the great Swedish home of fun! Those who have been reading ¡Vámonos! for a while will know that I am a great fan of IKEA for resources that […]

AQA – Creative and motivational language learning in the primary classroom. Part 2

On Tuesday I was in sunny (yes, it was sunny!) Manchester, delivering my AQA course. Apart from the problems with the internet, I believe a good day was had by all – lunch was once more a highlight! Rather than repeat all the links, can I refer you to my last post where you will […]

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 […]

Literacy and PLL in tandem – resources for free!

It seems that some people are just incapable of getting *completely* into holiday mode and just can’t stop themselves from working! Jo Rhys Jones is one of these mad people and over the last week or so she’s been populating her wonderful Talkabout Primary MFL NING with resources that she’s developed for a project to […]