We are over the moon! It is Idiom Week, time for some idiom fun. Use hashtag #IdiomsRock on social media, and tell us about your favorite idioms from any language!
Play Some Animal Idioms Games
Learn about animal idioms with this fun video. Play the games in this video with your students in the classroom or virtually. Discuss other animal idioms your students might know!
Watch a Video about Food Idioms
Learn about food idioms with this entertaining video. Share with your students in the classroom or virtually. Discuss other food idioms your students might know!
Idiom Resources and Books in Many Languages
Language Lizard Idiom Books (available in paperback and eBook) are a great resource for teachers in virtual, in-person, or blended classrooms, as well as homeschooling families. Idiom Books come with a variety of FREE activities to share with students and families.
Free Multicultural Lesson Plans and Activities
The free lesson plans that come with the Idiom Books explore idioms in a multicultural context, and include activities students can do with their families, even those that speak a language other than English at home.
Many of the activities included allow students to practice idioms while learning about other cultures. Just a few examples:
- Hindu Holi Festival: fill-in-the-blank short story using color idioms
- Guess the National Animal Activity
- Multicultural Street Foods Activity
In-Depth Idiom Resources
Language Lizard Idioms Books also come with links to learn in-depth background information and history about all the idioms featured in the books.
Many of the illustrations show characters and settings from around the world, providing opportunities to teach children about other cultures and communities.
Have you studied idioms with your students? Share your lesson ideas below, or tell us about your #IdiomRock on social media