Saturday 31 October 2009



Halloween is on 31st October. It's a traditional Irish and American festival but it is celebrated all around the world too.
Pumpkins are used to make scary or funny lanterns, and they are called Jack-O'-Lanterns. You have to carve a pumpkin and put a candle in it so that it lights your home.

Carve your pumpkin here!!

And, afterwards, why not preparing a dessert with the pumpkin you have carved? Watch the video and learn how to make pumpkin pie.

Dessert Pies:
How To Make Pumpkin Pie

Saturday 24 October 2009

Apples for Halloween

Halloween is here again! It is a traditional festival celebrated all around the world. Some cultures celebrate All Hallows Eve on 31st of October. And some others celebrate All Saints Day on 1st November.

Pumpkins are popular in the USA to celebrate Halloween on 31st October but in England, the traditional fruit for Halloween is the apple.
If you want to have a Halloween party in the English way you need to play bobbing for apples and to eat toffe apples.

Follow these instructions to play the bobbing for apples game:
1. Fill a big tub with water.
2. Add apples and they float.
3. Put your hands behind your back.
4. And get hold of an apple with your teeth.

And eat this delicious traditional food: toffee apples.

Cheap Recipes:
How To Make Toffee Apples

So, here you have two ideas for your Halloween party. You can start planning it.

Saturday 17 October 2009

Back to London!

Look at this map. Can you guess where the places of our album of London are?
Try to find on the map: the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the National Gallery, Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace.
Have a nice walk around London!

And see you next week!

Ver London Landmarks en un mapa más grande

And answer these questions too:
Can you tell me how to go from the London Eye to the Houses of Parliament?
And from the National Gallery to Piccadilly Circus?
And where is St. James Park?

Saturday 10 October 2009

Basic vocabulary game!

It's time to play again. Play this game and check some easy vocabulary!
It's fun to play with words and language!

Click here for full screen version

Tool taken from Cool tools for schools

Sunday 4 October 2009

What do you know about London?

Let's go back to our London album and try to think the answers to these easy questions.

Check these web pages before you answer:

3.Big Ben
4. Parks

Tool taken from Cool tool for Schools. Thanks to Jordi Adell who told us about this website.