Freedom - Freiheit
swallow flying

A poem with simple images of Freedom as seen through the eyes of a child - ideal to use as a framework for pupils to write their own poem. Available in English, French, German and Spanish.

Enjoy the poem here

Die riesengroße RübeGrandfather plants some turnip seeds

A lively adaptation of the traditional tale written by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy 107 years ago!

The repetitive nature of the story makes it a great one for joining in, acting out - and maybe even having a bit of a jig along to the music!

The text is highlighted as it's read and simple navigation controls allow the user to pause the soundtrack and hide the text at any point in the story.

Also available in BulgarianEnglish, French and Spanish.

Read the story here!

Lasst uns Picknicken!picnic basket

Enjoy this simple, relaxing story about a picnic which gradually unfolds as vocabulary is introduced item by item to a musical accompaniment!

The story is about a picnic, but as it’s a very posh one with full table settings (including napkins!) it’s equally suitable for use in café or restaurant topics or daily routines.

Also in English, French and Spanish.

View the story and resources here

Change - der Wechsel

National Poetry Day 2018The theme for National Poetry Day 2018 was Poetry for a Change

We took the inspiration for our poem from the return to school after the summer break - definitely a time of many changes!

The poem is also available in EnglishFrench and Spanish.

Enjoy the poem here

Wo ist der Weihnachtsmann?

SantaIt's nearly Christmas, but Santa is missing!

Lolly with mobileJoin Santa's grandchildren, Lolly and Larkin, in another Christmas adventure as they set out on a quest to search the house for him.

The story is perfect for learning and practising the names of all the rooms!

Larkin with mobileThere are also 8 missing puppies to find and identify - and then it's time for Christmas preparations...!

Also in English, French and Spanish.

Enjoy the German story here!

Weihnachtswünsche

Lolly and Larkin'Christmas Wishes' is our second Advent Calendar story featuring Lolly and Larkin.

Find out what happens when they set off on an amazing adventure with Weiβfeder, the snow goose.

Mrs Christmas gives the children a list of 12 animals and sets them the task of finding out what they would like for Christmas, with surprising results!

Read the story here!

'Bald ist Weihnachten' Adventskalender

grandsonA lovely animated Christmas story which tells the tale of what happens when some unexpected visitors arrive to help Santa and Mrs Claus prepare for the big day!

The story focuses on the wayward grandchildren and their progress through the tasks which they are set each day via a note on the fridge.

grand daughterLanguage is presented in small, manageable chunks and the animation supports understanding, allowing language learners an opportunity to develop their understanding of language patterns, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Simple controls allow the narration to be paused and replayed as many times as necessary - ideal for independent practice of speaking and listening skills.

The story is also available in English, French, German and Spanish.

Read the German version here!