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English Class Party

Enjoy the photos of the class. Cupcake the puppet is still going strong, and never fails to make her appearance at teaching events. I taught the English words for colors using the ice cream theme, and the kids made ice cream cones using styrofoam balls and plastic flower pots. They got very creative with the flavors!

 
Girls enjoy crafting ice cream cones together
Three girls enjoy crafting their ice cream cones together.
 
Three samples of the finished ice cream cone craft
Chocolate, Mint Chocolate Chip and Strawberry ice cream cones -- each with sprinkles and a cherry on top.  Mmmmm.
 

They also learned phrases like, "I'm happy/sad/mad/tired" in response to "How are you?" When I asked all the boys to ask the girls "how are you", thinking they could practice saying a few things, it turns out that the boys were too embarrassed to talk to the girls! I should have known:)

 

Wide shot of English Class Party
Nozomi facilitates the English class with parents looking on.

I was surprised that they all knew the song "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes." I guess every English teacher uses that song here. I did the coin disappearing trick, and made it come out of the nose, ears, etc., so that was fun.

 

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
"Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" (in English)

 

The snack was a miniature hamburger! I used plain cookies for the buns, one side of an Oreo cookie for the meat, red frosting for ketchup, and coconut flakes colored green for the lettuce. Place some potato stick snacks for the french fries, and you have a miniature happy meal:)

Mini hamburger and fries craft
Tiny happy meal? The mini hamburger and fries snack was a hit!
 

I was able to read Melody Carlson's "The Lost Lamb," the story of the Good Shepherd and the Lost Sheep, since I had not used that book for this group. It is always a thrill to teach Truth to the children... while their mommies listen in, too!!

 
Melody Carlson's
Melody Carlson's "The Lost Lamb" highlighting Jesus' search for them.
 
Thank you so much for your prayers! 
 
English class party group
Pray for these sheep we've grown to love.  Pray that our family can point them to the Good Shepherd who is searching for them.

 

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