Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Paper game making sentences

Just  print and cut 
 and let's make sentences of

     Here's the full animation where
 you can find the phrases of the game.

THE SPECIAL SLED, consonants H, J, G from FLYKIT on Vimeo.

You can also print 
another model for easy first making.

You can play alone o with friends.

INDIVIDUAL GAME : First you train with the model.
The next time you do the phrases from memory or by logic.

GROUP PLAY : Distribute words for each.
Make sentences together. The winner is the first one ends.

You can also choose your favorite tale or an invented story.
This lovely video is an animation about first stories by a little girl
She's 3.5 years old and started to tell stories that will surprise.

Once upon a time.... from Rosa Lykiardopoulos on Vimeo.

Write and cut your own phrases could be funny.
Some adult can help you writing the words.

Making sentences is like play with puzzle pieces.
The sentences are made of words.
Words are made of vowels and consonants.
You can assemble and disassemble.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Grammatical & Visual

The visual memorization tricks
can help children with difficulty abstraction
and serve everybody in increasing motivation.

Our grammatical tour :
Basic parts of a sentence.

The subject is the main protagonist of the sentence.
You can find it by the question:  
    Who + verb ?  

The predicate is what is happening in the sentence.
You can usually find it by the question:   
    What do + subject + does ?  

This trip can be a memory trick. because the grammar learning
 is like traveling across a world of words.

The Beach Trip from FLYKIT on Vimeo.

One way to completing the sentences is by objects.
Objects are nouns with information about 
the subject of  the sentence.
Other objects are nouns that receive
 the action of the verb.

There are various sentence structures.
You can practice using the interesting 

You can play this game about

Finally you have this music video about sentence grammar.

Subject and Predicate Video from Have Fun Teaching on Vimeo.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Geometric mandalas

The Mandalas are geometric designs symbolic of the universe.
Coloring these shapes you can get a relaxing effect.
You'll find various models on

Interestingly, in a dynamic format the effect
 can be more stimulating than relaxing.

You can check in this experiment exploring
maximum impact of black and white on a simple grid.
For best results, you can watch in a dark room.

Pandora Visualizer from Ross McCampbell on Vimeo.

Finally you can try to invent your own designs.
You can design from concentric circles or squares.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Dream the Dare

You can dream the dare 
and find your way home
with this nice song 
than make you feel strong.

Pure Bathing Culture "Dream the Dare" from Hayley Morris on Vimeo.

Dream the Dare

Tell me golden ocean love
Hopeless but adored
Sea-slick symboled wants for more
He draws the Raven's card

Give me forward motion love
Seas of white unfold
Sky's black servant divinate
Show us what you hold

Window watcher I want ya come on
Oh love are you mine
Those feathered lashes you're hiding behind
Does it catch in your chest?
Do you like what you find?
Don't you know I think about it all of the time

Diamond islands in your eyes
Blackest in the sun
Ancient watcher divinate
You're the only one

Window watcher i want ya come on
Oh love are you mine
Those feathered lashes you're hiding behind
Does it catch in your chest?
Do you like what you find?
Don't you know I think about it all of the time

Window watcher I want ya come on
Oh love are you kind
Those withered words that ring in your mind
Does it catch in your chest
Do you like what you find
Window watcher I want ya

To feel water
To feel fire
To feel water

Window watcher I want ya come on a
oh love are you mine
those feathered lashes you're hiding behind
does it catch in your chest?
do you like what you find?
Window watcher I want ya, come down and be mine

Little watcher come closer I need ya
oh love are you kind
those withered words that ring in your mind
does it catch in your chest
do you like what you see
is it all what you want it, want it to be

come down storm crow, from your window
come down storm crow, find your way home

You can make folding pyramids.
Note that unfolded look like stars.

More about pyramids.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Noun Song

Nouns are the protagonists of verbs.
They can be a person, animal or plant,
and things, places, or ideas.

The Noun Song from Grammaropolis is a fun way to know the words.

Noun Song from Grammaropolis - Noun Town from Matt Bernheart on Vimeo.

Check out this interesting site

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Equally different

Everyone has different potentiality 
and needs to grow with feeling equality.
It's like a musical composition
 that needs peace to find inspiration.

This inspiring video by Gary Bird is part of a program
 aimed at children to promote diversity and tolerance.

It's Good to be Different from Gary Bird on Vimeo.

 It's easier to develop individual differences
when you feel treated equal to each other.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Possessives: Pronoun or Adjective

The Possessives are words to show ownership.

The Possessive Adjective tells us who owns something.
 They must go somewhere before a noun.

The Possessive Pronoun replaces a
 possessive adjective and a noun.

         ADJECTIVES                                             PRONOUNS

My first trip to the beach.                             This is mine !
You've left me your cute car.                        The car is yours.
He gave me his umbrella.                              The umbrella is his.
She gave me her float.                                  The float is hers.
Our friends lent me their goggles.                   They are really ours.
I like your nice gifts.                                     My gratitude is yours.
They also gave me their basket.                      The basket is theirs.

Flykit rote trick of the first beach trip.

The Beach Trip from FLYKIT on Vimeo.

You can also form possessives of nouns with apostrophe 's .
This video by Ms. Amaral explains you how.

6-2.4 Possessive Nouns from The Country School on Vimeo.

Now you can play this game on 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Make a face through songs and games

"Make a face" is a really funny
 pack of cool tools.

You can use the games,
 the original songs
and role-play techniques from
  Genki English
for your effective advance.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Making Paper Folding

Origami is a Japanese Art
 to make folded paper sculptures.
It's a fun way to develop all kinds of skills.

You can start making an Origami Box
following steps of this great video.

How to Make an Origami Box from Eric Power on Vimeo.

You can also choose from many shapes
 in this interesting site.

Have a nice flight through the origami world.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Easy work with visual words

You can easily work the words
taking its visual meaning 
and correct pronunciation and intonation.

You can choose from the three languages
  most spoken in the world:
English, Chinese and Spanish.

In English you have 22 categories
or groups of meaning,
 as a first definition.

Have a nice flight 
through world of words.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Evolution and Improvisation

Education must prepare us for life.
Life in our century is constantly changing.
Therefore education must prepare us for this change.
It's interesting the role of words as evolution and improvisation.
They are basic in adaptation to the variation.

This great video has a lot of inspiration about it,
in the suggestive images by Ben Ridgway
and the convincing words by Michael Garfield.

Evolution and Improvisation from Ben Ridgway on Vimeo.

Thanks to these inspiring authors to share their works.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Phrasal Verbs

FLIKIT comes back.
Now he wants to know more about phrasal verbs.
He's looking for easy tips for you.

Phrasal Verbs Elemental from FLYKIT on Vimeo.

Many verbs are made of two, or sometimes three, words.

Even if you know the meaning of each word,
you cannot guess the meaning of the words together.

This interesting video explains what phrasal verbs are
 and when we use them.

Phrasal Verbs (Introduction) - Lesson 17 - English Grammar from JenniferESL on Vimeo.

You can also try to understand  more about objects verbals
 while you are preparing  Halloween that's nearly to come.

Phrasal Verbs (Structure) - Lesson 18 - English Grammar from JenniferESL on Vimeo.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

The phenomenal Fractal

Great fractal video by Zepck

Form and Color from Curiositywin on Vimeo.

A fractal is a shape with infinite components.
There are many in nature as snowflakes or butterflies.
You can have fun drawing your own fractals.
 More about fractal for kids.

Thursday, October 3, 2013


The paradox is a seemingly contradictory definition.
However this definition may be true.

This video is one of the many paradoxes that occur in everyday life.

Drzewo from Michał Lewandowski on Vimeo.

Thank to MVVIDEOS for sharing his art.

Human nature is really paradoxical.
You can play with the paradoxes looking its contradictions on

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Even Numbers

 You can learn the simple multiplications  without realizing it:
Just playing "The Even Numbers" by TMBG (They Might Be Giants)

Even Numbers - They Might Be Giants from They Might Be Giants on Vimeo.

If you also want to review the numbers with their songs
TMBG have a fun song for every number.

Thank to TMBG by their awsome songs.