Entries by Karolina Karlsen

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The animals through Silly Suzy Goose!

Hi everyone! In l’Arrabassada, the second graders have studied the animals through the “Silly Suzy Goose” story. First, they have enjoyed listening to the story about a goose who wants to be different from the other geese. Thus, Suzy starts to imitate other animals: slides like a penguin, jumps like a kangaroo, swims like a seal… .


It’s Christmas Time!

Hi everyone! Next week is Christmas! These days we have done different Christmas activities in the Academy. Some of these activities have been arts and crafts. The students have created snowflakes and we have hung them on the classroom’s door!   They have also made Danish hearts (this is a typical tree decoration in the Northern Europe […]

Recipe: how to make a banana smoothie

Hi everyone! Today we have finished the food lesson with the academy students. I thought the best way to finish this lesson would be preparing a recipe, wouldn’t it? Thus, they have learnt how to make a banana smoothie! First of all, they have talked about the parts of a recipe: ingredients, equipment and method. Secondly, […]

Thanksgiving day

Today is Thanksgiving Day! Every fourth Thursday of November American families join in a big dinner. They eat turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. They give thanks to the Native American people who, on 1619, taught the pilgrims how to catch eels and grow corn in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Our academy students have learnt the origin of […]

Remember remember…

(Note: this post had to be posted the week of the 5th of November, but we were waiting for some image rights.) Hi! This week, the students in the academy have learnt about a festivity celebrated in Britain: The Bonfire Night! The 5th of November of 1605, Guy Fawkes and 20 men, tried to blow up […]


At the restaurant

Hi! In the academy, we have been working on food! We started some weeks ago talking about food, healthy and unhealthy food, the diet pyramid… Now, since last week our students have learnt how to act in a restaurant. They have learnt it by roleplaying. Alba was the waitress and Gemma and Asser the custumers. They […]



(Note: this post should have been published a couple of weeks ago, but we still needed some image rights of some of the students) Hi there!   This week we have also celebrated Halloween in l’Arrabassada! The students of the 2nd grade have made different masks: pumpkins, bats and cats!  

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This is Halloween!

(Note: This post had to be published two weeks ago but we were waiting for some image rights) Hi everyone! This week is Halloween! The Academy group has been doing different activities related to this festivity which has a Celtic origin. On Monday they learnt the origin of Halloween and how other countries celebrate the […]