School of Magic II – Days four and five

On Thursday morning we sang songs, early in the morning, animal song, and the penguin song. Early in the morning is the best song! They were fun but a bit embarrassing…  We played Uno and also did wink murders. After that we split into group Phoenix and Eagle Cats. In our groups we did vocabulary. …

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School of Magic II – Days Two and Three

On Tuesday we played games, for example wink murder. It’s a nice game. We also played whispers, where we have to pass on a secret sentence and see how it turns out. We had a short morning circle and then headed out to collect twigs and branches that we later turned into wands and broomsticks. …

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School of Magic II – Day One

We started by making a circle and singing a few songs. One was about animals, and then the penguin song and early in the morning. Our favourites were the penguin song and the animal song. Then we had the sorting ceremony. We three got put in house one, named Phoenix.  We thought it was really …

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Week of Sport

This week our theme was sport, which we jumped into with 26 kids and four instructors. We learned sport-related vocabulary in three small groups through vocabulary games such as Down in the jungle and Bingo. We also sang a lot of songs, ”The Beaver Song” being everyone´s favourite.   On Monday we had taekwondo in …

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Summer Circus – Days Four and Five

On Thursday we continued playing the circus vocabulary games and other games. Especially a game called ”What’s the time Mr. Wolf” was very popular among the children. We ate meatballs with mashed potatoes for lunch. Our project of the day consisted of two activity points: face painting and magician’s balloons. Kids painted each others faces …

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Summer Circus – Days Two and Three

On Tuesday we started with morning songs, the banana song for example! We also did Early in the Morning, it’s about a bird who sings in the morning. We sang the Animal Song too, it tells about a crocodile, an eagle, a fox, a beaver, an orangutan, and a rabbit. We did head it, catch …

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Summer jobs at Kielikoulu ELF!

Kielikoulu ELF is recruiting enthusiastic English speakers to work on our kids’ summer camps this summer! We have vacancies for two or three 15-18-year-olds who qualify for City of Turku’s summer job support. The job entails working as an assistant instructor on two five-day summer camps in Turku, helping the head instructors lead fun and …

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Life in England – October holiday

During the October half term holiday we had the pleasure of hosting yet another English Language Fun holiday course. We’ve lost count a while back, but my wild guess is that this was around the 25th or 30th holiday course we’ve ran. This year we had ten amazing and enthusiastic children enrolled, the youngest was …

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