The Magic Crayons - ESL English Language Resources

ESL English Language Resources for Teachers

ESL English Language Resources for Teachers

The Magic Crayons

365 Games and Activities for the classroom, organised by Theme. Written, tried and tested by ESL / EFL International Teachers working in Kindergartens and Preschools across Japan.
Clear and engaging Flash Cards for early language learners in English, Spanish and Japanese.
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Download and Print professional artwork files to decorate your classroom or child’s room. Themes include:
• Construction
• Police
• Ships and Boats
• Trains and Planes
• Military Aircraft
• Construction Cranes
• New Prints weekly
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Time to prepare for back to school, college or your study at home space. All items have free shipping.
• Mugs
• Pillow Cushions
• Canvas Prints
• DJ Gifts
• And more
Fun, teaching theme aligned Crafts with minimal prep required. Crafts all provided with photos or step by step guides for Students and Teachers where appropriate.
April 2020: 30 Free Crafts - all templates are now in one easy download
Create your own resources for TpT with professional high quality colour / black and white vector png graphics.
32 Songs for young learners of English, organised by theme with videos and lyrics.
Dr. Seuss, Toddler and Babies, Phonics and Supertots lesson plans. Also, essential Classroom Behaviour Management Strategies for Teachers working in Japan and other international settings.
The Magic Crayons YouTube Channel. Videos for our Kinds Songs and life in Japan. Please Like and Subscribe !
Maths activities for kindergarten and preschool students including our popular Minions Maths Mat! The purpose of the addition mat is to help students develop the idea of addition with a fun hands-on engaging practical activity.
Children’s Books recommended by The Magic Crayons and International School Librarians. Books included Picture Books, Graphic Novels, Chapter Books, Middle School and High School, plus The Sakura Medal books.

April 2020: Over 200 Books, all recommended by librarians, added for all ages and interests
For TpT sellers and YouTubers all the photography and video gear used to produce this sites songs, videos and teaching resources. Also, how to convert a cupboard to a studio!

April 2020: Take control of your imagine in Microsoft Teams and Zoom

The Magic Crayons

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Follow @themagiccrayons for the latest artwork and teaching resources
Dave, Dave (there’s two), Brett and Tim are four Teachers and Musicians from the UK and US, working at Preschools, Kindergartens and International Schools in Japan and China.

This website contains all the ESL Songs they wrote, plus all the Flash Cards, Games, Crafts and Merchandise from Tim, that they created and continue to use successfully in classrooms every week.

We hope you find them as practical, fun and engaging in your classes as we do in ours.


Teacher Resources

All 365 of the Classroom Games are free, as are all lesson plans and most crafts.

Flash Cards, Songs, Crafts, Posters and Clipart can be purchased via Tim Sensei’s store in Teachers Pay Teachers.

Music downloads also from Amazon and iTunes with CDs from Amazon. Customers in Japan may also purchase CDs in Yahoo Auction and Mercuri.
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