If you are introducing English as a second language to kids, you might want to teach them opposites or body parts. Such as:
- OPEN – SHUT
- BIG – SMALL
- MOUTH, TEETH
And notice colors:
“Your fish is pink? Oh, and now it is a BIG shark! HELP! HELP!”
This fishy fish or lion activity is fun to play with AND full of easy opposites! Just fold it in the right places. Was it a success? Let me know on facebook.
Download and print right away: Scary Lion.pdf
Download and print right away: Fishy Fish.pdf
If you like more action you might also want to try this: The song Five Little Monkeys and a trampoline (no matter how big) go together so well! Looking for colorful stones in the beans (inspired by M. Montessori) is such a delight to the senses for both children and parents.
See more tips how to introduce English as a second language effectively in a natural and fun way. In our learning materials, you will find the most effective approach based on the Montessori principals. This powerful combination helps children easily develop their full potential in languages in early formative years.
Try also this Super Simple Song practicing OPEN-SHUT and enjoy opposites while singing 🙂