05 Aug

Adventures: Spanish/Drama/Cooking

by Ms. Sandra Buritica

¡Hola Amigos!

  • This week Adventures campers in Spanish will learn how to say and read the numbers 0-20 in Spanish, skip count to 50 “cincuenta” and learn the numbers 100 “cien” and 1,000 “mil”.
  • In Drama we’ll play charades with the vocabulary theme words for Animals in the farm “Los Animales de la Granja” and common places and careers in the community “La comunidad”.
  • In Cooking,  we will make mini pizzas and continue learning words associated with baking, cooking and being courteous in Spanish (mezcla, echar, maza, chocolate, vainilla, queso, limonada, agua, por favor y gracias – mix, pour, dough, chocolate, vanilla, cheese, lemonade, water, please and thank you).  We will also create Tasty Torches made from rice crispies and sugar cones!
28 Jul

Adventures: Spanish/Drama/Cooking

by Ms. Sandra Buritca 

Empanadas Anyone?

  • During the week of August 1, Adventures campers will learn vocabulary for clothing and their community, and then they’ll act out choosing clothing for the appropriate weather and season as they act out going to different places in the community (the post office, the bank the playground, etc.)
  • We’ll also play a game called “Fly Swatting”, through which our campers will enjoy a bilingual bingo with the new vocabulary they’ve learned.
  • Finally, during cooking class, we will prepare and enjoy delicious apple empanadas!
21 Jul

Adventures: Cooking/Spanish/Drama

by Ms. Sandra Buritica 

¡Hola!

  • For the week of July 25, our Adventures campers will hear the story The Three Little Bears as they learn the vocabulary and several lines of this story. Then they will retell, write, and act out the story to the class!
  • In addition, campers will learn to count up to 50 and to sing the alphabet in Spanish.
  • Campers will also play “Spanish Bingo” (which is centered on celebrations), with a special game’s end cooking activity:  we’ll make a scrumptious dessert from pretzels, sprinkles and frosting!
14 Jul

Adventures: Spanish/Drama/Cooking

by Ms. Sandra Buritica

¡Que divertido!

  • During the week of July 18, our Adventures campers will learn about celebrations in Spanish-speaking countries and their own.
  • We also look forward to some fun dramatic play, in which we will act out being at a (Spanish-speaking) birthday party.
  • Delicious waffle chicken ‘sliders’ are on the menu for our next ‘how-to’ Adventures cooking sessions!
07 Jul

Adventures: Spanish/Drama/Cooking

by Ms. Sandra Buritica:

¡Hola Amigos!

  • During the week of July 11, our Adventures campers will enjoy learning about birthday celebrations, all in Spanish — including learning how to say their birthday (date), how old they are, and various vocabulary words related to birthdays, including counting up to the number 30 — and singing “Feliz Cumpleanos” (Happy Birthday).  Our campers will also create their very own “velitas” (candles) to take home and learn how to say “soplar unas velitas” (when they blow out their candles)!
  • As part of our Summer 2016 theme, children will also learn words in Spanish that relate to the Olympic games, including “nadar” (to swim), “remar una canoa” (to row a canoe), and “tiro al arco” (archery).
  • Finally, we’ll head to the kitchen, where our Adventures campers chefs will create Jelly Boats, made out of lemons and jello!
30 Jun

Discoveries and Adventures: Cooking/Spanish/Drama

by Ms. Sandra Buritica: 

Bienvenidos!

Next week will include the following:

  • Children will read “If you give a Moose a Muffin” by Joffe Numeroff. They will hear the same story in Spanish “Si le das un panecillo a un alce” The children will then reenact the characters in the story. The Discovery group will create paper plate “character faces” to use while role-playing.
  • The children will practice how to introduce themselves in Spanish and how to ask another child their name and say “Nice to meet you” “Mucho Gusto.”
  • The Discovery group will count up to 10 in Spanish by the learning the song “Ten little fingers” “Diez deditos”
  • The Adventures group will count up to 30 in Spanish by learning the song “Cuenta” which means “Count”. The Adventures group will also learn about the Aztecs and create Aztec masks.
  • In cooking class, the children will bake delicious “Panecillos de Maiz”, otherwise known as corn muffins!
27 Jun

Adventures: Cooking/Spanish/Drama

by Ms. Sandra Buritica: 

Bienvenidos to our first week of SC 2016!

  • Students will learn and sing the “Greetings of the Day Song” in Spanish. (Buenos Dias, Buenas Tardes, Buenas Noches).
  • Students will learn how to count up to 15 in Spanish.
  • Students will learn how to say “My name is in Spanish” (Mi nombres).
  • Students will learn about the Brazilian Flag, where the Summer Olympics are taking place.
  • I’ll read The Little Red Hen in Spanish and we will discuss the characters and learn their names in Spanish: La Gallina, El Perro, El Gato, y El Pato.
  • Students will learn how to bake bread and make connections to the story: La Gallinita Roja
  • Students will take turns introducing themselves as the characters in the story.