Category Archives: Toys Dolls and Puppets

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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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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A Child’s Language Learning Through Performance

A Teacher’s Message to Parents On Their Child’s Learning Through Performance:        As a parent, what better way to KNOW you are getting results with your child’s learning? Most children are not too camera-shy. Some are, and I make sure … Continue reading

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