Category Archives: Children

Children’s stories made by children: Claude Monet travels 80 million years back in time, and paints a well behaved T-Rex.

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Learning geometric solids and flats ( 3D and 2D shapes) with kids – in German and in English –

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Teaching kids geography and history with Napoleon, Wellington and Metternich

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More late afternoon fun with a costumed history and geography lesson – this time with Napoleon Buonaparte, the Duke of Wellington and diplomat Klemens von Metternich. The kids can say where each key 19th century person is from, their job, … Continue reading

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Why wait for Carnival? Getting into character – and into engaged learning

 An English lesson about London, England and Great Britain – in costume and in character – makes kids so eager to participate that learning is effortless!  Note: the child in the video above, presenting London, knew very little English, and … Continue reading

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Geography Yoga with children –

  Two lessons were taught here: geography and some yoga.  Kids love  colors and shapes.  They love tangible materials and they love putting things together.  And of course, they love to stretch and move and have seemingly care-free fun doing … Continue reading

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The Power of Play

“Play is the work of the child.” – Maria Montessori Kids love to play.  Playing helps them to be happy, to explore, to create original thoughts and to express themselves without guidance.  Most importantly, playing helps children make sense of … Continue reading

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