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ESL Review: Mideer / Andreu Toys Geometry & Animal Puzzle

One of the puzzles my girls absolutely love are the animal puzzles I got from Andreu Toys. They love making the little puzzles although it’s sometimes requires a bit of hand/eye coordination to get them to line up correctly. Next to that it is great for their language development and I also used them in […]

Review : Little Brain Paint Sticks

I love doing crafts, but let’s face it painting often creates a mess. In my lessons that’s why I almost never use paints and at home while homeschooling well how bad as it sounds…. With 2 kids… a 2 year old and a 4 year old letting them paint is a big struggle. Whether is […]

TEFL Review: wooden pizza

One of my favorite toys to use in classroom and in drama lessons is this pizza. Also at home in homeschooling lessons it is a very popular toy/tool. Pizza… so that’s a lesson on food? Yes, but also a drama lesson, a math’s lesson counting and but also fraction and all of that are at […]

TEFL Review: Wooden beehive picking toy

This game is very well liked by my kids. It is great to use in a one on one lesson or for home schooling. The concept is fairly easy place the bees in the right place in the beehive. You have to be a bit inventive to use it in class but it is doable. […]

TEFL Review: Bigjigs mini hospital play set

I love play sets to teach dialogues. This particular play set I already have for a long time. It has been well used by my kids, but also in the classroom. Play sets can be a powerful teaching tool when used correctly. What I love about this set is not only that it’s easy to […]

TEFL review : Janod Panoramic Puzzle 4 seasons

This is not a classic review. I will not tell you how much my daughter liked this puzzle or how handy the hatbox is. No I will tell you why I like this puzzle as a teaching tool and how I used it. I will also post a video online in the near future where […]

Welcome to my new blog

Welcome to my new blog. This blog is all about testing materials to use in language lessons. I’m planning on using different toys and show how they are compatible with my lessons. The lessons I’m teaching apply to young learners. I will do 3 types of video’s and blogposts: Lessons designed for young learners mainly […]


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