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Body Parts
This is a simple interactive activity which helps pupils with English as a second language develop their reading and speaking skills.
Bonny , Banana and Mo
From the BBC Tikkabilla site. Quote from the site : The story from Bonny, Banana and Mo will be familiar through the characters from the television programme. This story will help your child's observation skills as there is little text. The story is told visually with sound effects. There are prompts to interact with the story, which will again encourage your child's listening and responding skills.
This activity allows you to create your own character and then talk and write about the person you have invented.
Coconut Words
This is a short, fun activity where pupils have to read a short sentence and find the missing word. The activity is based on a 'coconut shy'.
Dick Whittington
The Dick Whittington story as told by the BBC Tikkabilla Site
Goldilocks and the three bears
This is a BBC Snapdragon presentation. You can take the children through the story. It has voices as well as text. At the end there are lots of questions about the story. You can end the questions by quitting. When you come out of the story there are lots of other activities that you could get the children involved in.
Holding Hands
This Road Safety activity is designed to positively reinforce the concept that children need to hold onto something safe when they go out onto the pavement or road and they should not let go until they are in a safe place.
Jack and the giant
A BBC Rolymo story. This story focuses on growing up. It is a variation of the Jack and the beanstalk story. At the end the children are invited to look at the story sequence. A good whiteboard activity.
Little Joe and the sea
This is a BBC Rolymo story and it focuses on words linked to the sea and the sounds of the sea. There is a rhyming activity at the end of the story. Text and voiceover.
Princess Long Ago
The Princess Long Ago story as presented on the BBC Tikkbilla site.
Safe Places
This activity takes children on a trip around some familiar places in their homes and neighbourhood. The aim of the activity is to encourage children to consider where it is safe to play and where it is not.
Survival Guide
This is a simple multi-lingual resource, supported by audio, which helps non-English speaking recent arrivals to gain basic communication skills.
Templates - An Interactive Whiteboard Resource
Open ended resources without content that can be used from Foundation to KS5. Titles: 10 linked pages, Blank Shopping, Cycle 4, Euro Shopping, Multiple Word Bank, One Word Bank, Presentation 6, Romans, Shopping Veg 2.
The Lingo Show
The CBeebies website has just launched a lovely language offering aimed at 4-6 year olds called The Lingo Show. As the blurb from the BBC says - "The Lingo Show introduces different languages to a pre-school audience, sprinkled with a bit of culture. Play fun games and learn new words whilst helping ‘Lingo’ the ultimate show bug and his performing bug friends prepare for the ‘Big Bug Show’. Featuring French, Spanish, Mandarin, Welsh, Urdu, Punjabi, Somali and Polish. It’s a bug-lingual adventure!" The site launched with French, Spanish and Mandarin with Welsh following on St David’s Day. Urdu and Punjabi will be added on 14th March, and Somali and Polish on 28th March. So why not check out what Lingo, Queso, Jargonaise, Wei and the other bugs get up to on the site?
The Pink Kerplink
This is a BBC Story from the Rolymo series called Hide and Squeak. There is a game at the end of the story. Words and voiceover.
The Rupee Tree
A story from the BBC Tikkabilla series. Quote from the BBC Site : This story helps your child to explore cultures that may be unfamiliar to him or her while also expanding his or her social and emotional development. The interactivity of the story, where your child needs to click on objects to keep the narration going, encourages listening and responding skills. These skills will always be helpful for developing communication and language skills.
The Sun and the wind
This is a BBC Tikkabilla story. Quote from the BBC : The Sun and the Wind is acted out by Tamba, Lorna and Paul and may encourage your child to act out a story at home themselves. The theme of the story will also help your child's personal, social and emotional development while finding out about the world around them. There are related activities of a Weather Map printable to colour in and a Paper Windmill to make will help your child to understand more about the theme of the story.
A brilliant language website - bilingual French/English for free with the option to pay for other languages. Especially good for quirky songs by Boowa et Kwala, and for games and activities. As it is completely bilingual, you can check the song in English before finding the French equivalent.
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