Books for EFL young learners

This week, the BBC Culture part of its website had a poll on the Greatest Children’s Books Ever Introduction:For people who know us, children’s literature holds a special place for…

48hr Puppet Film Project 2021!

We’ve entered for the 48hr Puppet Film Project 2021, a competition run by the LA Guild of Puppetry. Hope you like our film - wish us luck!

Puppet-Show Clips from the Archives

Some old puppet-show clips from the early 2000s, when we were touring schools, libraries and civic centres doing various shows in Spanish.

Fun Phonics Collaboration

At the end of this month, we’re going to be working with Fun Phonics Spain as part of the Early Literacy Series.

TESOL Spain 44th Annual Convention

Just getting ready for the 44th TESOL Spain Convention.  Of course, it'll be different this year, as it’s going to be virtual ... hope to see you there!

Puppet Video Lessons

This series of videos will fit in well with the requirements of public exams for younger learners. The language points covered will be at levels pre-A1, A1 and A2.

Using Shadow-Puppets in Class

Being able to make and use shadow puppets really adds something to your teaching toolbox. We go from making a simple shadow-puppet theatre to putting on a full performance!

Monkey Puzzle Lesson plan

Here's our ‘Monkey Puzzle’ lesson plan, based on the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children's Books 2000. 

Lesson plans for Japan-themed projects

Primary students find Japan a fascinating country.  As it has such a rich history, especially art, there are so many different projects that you can do with primary school students.

Using Puppets to teach about Africa

There are so many ways of using puppets to teach about Africa and inspire interest in younger learners. And lots of other ways too, such as making masks & drums.