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Primary students love taking part in experiments. During this CLIL lesson they will identify colours, predict colour mixing results and carry out experiments on colours.
Age: 6-10
Time: 60 minutes
Language focus:
- colours
- primary and secondary colours
- structures:
  • What colour is the …?, It is …
  • … (Red) and … (blue) make …(purple)
Materials: paints or plasticine, a sheet of paper or the colour mixing worksheet for each student

Spring is in full  bloom. What about teaching names of spring flowers? To do that you need  realia or nice pictures, coloured sheets of paper, crayons and clips.  Try this idea.
Age: 6-10
Time: at least 45 minutes
Language focus:
- names of spring flowers, petals, leaves
- question: What colour is the ...?; What flower do you like...?
- answers: It is .... ; I like...
Materials: flashcards or a poster, sheets of paper (yellow, green and white), crayons, scissors, clips

The aim of this lesson is to teach food items  which are split according to the groups of food they belong to.

Age: 8-12
Language focus:
- food groups: fish and meat, fruit and vegetables, dairy products, grain products,
- any food items

The aim of this activity is to teach students that breakfast is the most important meal during a day.

Age: 8-12
Language focus:
- vocabulary: food
- structures: What do you usually have for breakfast? I usually have ... / For my healthy breakfast I would like to have ...

Making a minibook is an interesting way to teach five basic human senses. This craft activity  encourage young students to read and give an oportunity to use their  creativity.
Age: 5-7
Language focus:
- vocabulary: body parts, five human senses
- structure: I can ... with my ...

The goal of the lesson is to teach children that they should eat fruit and vegetables in five different colours every day.
Age: 6-10
Time: 45-60 minutes
Language focus:
- vocabulary: fruit and vegetables, colours
- structures: What colour are ...? / They are ...
Materials: pictures  of fruit and vegetables, sheets of paper in five colours (red, orange,  yellow, green, purple), worksheets for each student (a rainbow, fruit and veggies)

Teaching food  vocabulary it is the right moment to introduce a crucial nutrition rule:  FIVE-A-DAY portions of fruit or vegetables.
Age: 6-8
Language focus:
- vocabulary: fruit and vegetables
- structures: What fruit/vegetables do you like? / I like ...
Materials: flashcards, a sheet of paper for each student, crayons, worksheets for fast finishers
Time: 45 minutes

Read the full Five-a-day lesson plan.
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