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There were ten in a bed (Numbers song)

9 Nov

2012 in review

31 Dec

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 20,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

Problems with scribd

20 Nov

Hi, just wanted to let everyone know that I accidentally deleted my scribd account, which contained many files that I had on my blog.  I’m slowly reposting items, so if you see something missing ….hopefully I’ll get it back up soon!!


Science Flashcards

2 Jul

This is for a unit about WATER: (used in 2nd grade)

Download the following book from to get some excellent ideas for games using flashcards!




17 May

Watch this fun song to learn more about recycling!

Click here to  play a recycling game!

Download the Wanted for recycling book


Check out what we did in class…here you can download the phrases students learnt for their presentation.

Recycling with CEIP San Miguel from Katherine Newman on Vimeo.

Citizenship recycling worksheet By Chris Baldwin
Keep a list of items that you recycle at home! 


About the USA

7 May

Hi, here’s a glogster about the USA.  It’s made from the Poster you can see at school in the hallway.  Join me in class to find out more interesting things!

Try out this activity about the flag!

Learn about Lorca for Cultural Week

24 Apr

We are celebrating cultural week at CEIP San Miguel.  The children have lots of activities planned.  In Science class, we will learn about Federico Garcia Lorca, the famous poet from Granada.  In this activity our first grade students can learn about his house and different landscapes.

My co-worker Yolanda has prepared the Science Materials in Spanish and a song.  You can check it out on her blog too…plus a very FUN video!


Mother´s Day

23 Apr

Mother´s Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in Spain.  In USA it´s on the 2nd Sunday of May.  Here are some poems and songs about moms.

Mothers Day

How do you celebrate Mother´s Day?  Do you do anything special for your mom?

You can do these timesaver activities and practice using any/enough.  See what these teenagers are doing for their moms for Mother’s Day!


Some and Any Review with food!!

17 Apr

Here´s a review of how to use ¨some¨ and ¨any.¨  You can also learn about making pancakes, a popular breakfast food in USA.

some any 6

Try out these activities:



Saving and Wasting Water

15 Apr

I wanted to share the powerpoint we saw in second grade in the Water unit.

We learned about the places you can find water:
lakes, river, ocean, seas, waterfalls…

And we learned about saving and wasting water.

You can review with the powerpoint: