Interesting Links

Upcycling plastic activities

Use this guidebook from World Oceans Day to help your learners understand the impact of plastic pollution in our oceans and in turn focus on World Oceans Day (8 June). Learners focus on how to upcycle everyday single use plastic items which we usually recycle or throw away. Which upcycling activity will they prefer to do to highlight the need to protect our oceans?

Dancing and movement in English

Use the Primary songs and movement activity worksheets on this complete website by Dani Griffin (Dancing English) to help your learners celebrate International Dance Day on 29 April. The worksheets show clear actions to accompany each song. The songs help develop pronunciation and promote confidence and cooperation among learners while they enjoy dancing and moving to catchy tunes. Which song will your learners like most? (Image taken from the Dancing English website)

Girls and leadership

This inspiring webite (modernmuse.org) will help your learners to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 Febrero) and understand how to become more involved in STEM careers. It helps girls connect with professional STEM women, STEM companies, other learners interested in similar STEM areas and to set up leadership programmes in their schools. Will your female learners set up their own programme? (Image taken from the modernmuse.org website)

How to preserve snowflakes

This interesting link (from the snowcrystals.com website by Professor Kenneth G. Libbrecht) can help your learners celebrate World Snow Day (19 January) with a fun experiment showing how to preserve snowflakes. Can you learners guess how it is possible to preserve a real snowflake and create a snowflake fossil? (Image taken from the snowcrystals.com website by Professor Kenneth G. Libbrecht)