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Main subject: Languages
related subject: Math, Music
Duration: 90 minutes.
Age groups: Age 10
Submitted by: Tytti Lankinen, Finland

Learning objectives:

Students learn basic colors and numbers between 1-10 in English.

Implemented digital tools:

Teacher need computer with internet connection and big screen.

Supported digital competence for student:

Communication and collaboration, Problem solving

Elaboration of the competences:

Students learn by hearing, seeing, singing, playing games and talking the themes named above.


Teacher opens links to 1. (The Balloon song, Mable leaf learning, duration 1:55) 2. Print coloring task for each student Write in your own language in each balloon the name of color you want the students to color. Write in English the name of the color inside the balloons.This can be a model where students can check how to write/ color the balloons. You can print a large copy of this and put in in your class room for the next weeks to come, so that students can watch and learn any time. 3. Counting with bugs. Mable leaf learning. Duration 1:06. 4. Cut paper circles. ( How many red balloons etc.) 5. ( English sing sing theme 13, How many?, duration 7:21) 6. Get the board game Kimble / Trouble / Frustration. Same game, different name depending which country you live in)


This 90 minutes should be divided into 2 x 45 minutes. Teacher may decide how to divide these themes in two different lesson. You need to repeat these themes so that the learning is permanent. Start with talking about favorite colors of the students in your own language. Translate each color in English by showing the big color printable (balloons) in your whiteboard. Rehearse the pronunciation.


-Singing and playing; The balloon song. Learn before the movements; up it goes, pull it down, how it bursts. Learn the name “balloon”. In this song everything the students need to do, is to do the movements and learn to say/sing aloud the name of the colors. Do the song few times in a row. – Hand out the coloring task. Students color the balloons and learn to say the names in English. -Counting with bugs. Learn the numbers in English. Do this song few times in a row. -Teacher puts color circles in whiteboard. Lets count. How many blue, red etc. balloons? – Students watch the Theme 13 first time with teacher. They repeat everything after the program. Teacher needs to pause the video for translation and correction of pronunciation at the first time.


Play Kimble board game in small groups. Each student say aloud the number and color. F.ex. number five, color yellow and count the steps, one-two-three-four-five.

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