Teach Kids English

A list of materials and resources for teachers and families to help teach kids English.

Do you want your child to learn English? Or are you living abroad and looking for English resources and materials for your kids? Unless you live in an international city, they can sometimes be difficult to find. Below are useful online English resources and materials that can help teach kids English.

English Learning Websites for Kids

British Council – Learn English for Kids
Listen and watch, read and write, learn grammar, play games, and print activities. So many different options to help kids learn English.

Cambridge  English – This site has a range of English resources, and exams that make learning English enjoyable, effective and rewarding. They encourage progression with a clear path to improve language skills.

Fun English Games – Find a wide range of free teaching resources that are perfect for students learning English. These English resources can also be used by ESL teachers who are teaching English to kids. Enjoy interactive games, classroom activities, printable worksheets and much more.

Where to buy English story books, activity books & other materials

Amazon: Check the local website in your local country. On most websites, you should find English books, and if not you can usually order from another Amazon site and have them delivered.

The Book Depository: You can buy books from this website from all over the world with free delivery. There are lots of English options as well as some bilingual books as well.

Lil’ollo: Amazing bilingual materials in a variety of languages with English. They sell some gorgeous bilingual posters and flashcards, and also have many free printables on their website. You can see our reviews for Bilingual Products and Bilingual Printables.

Recommended books in English

English books for kids

English Apps for Kids

Fun Apps for Kids to learn languages

Tell Jokes in English

Funny Knock Knock Jokes for Kids 2

English songs and nursery rhymes for kids

If you are looking for popular nursery rhymes, check out our English Nursery Rhymes for Kids post which includes lyrics to some of the most popular nursery rhymes for kids in English.

Nursery Rhymes TV

These are some fun nursery rhymes in English to sing along to!

Teach Kids to Read in English

Reading has many benefits. Not just for children but anyone wanting to learn English. Check out our posts on the Importance of Reading, and Quotes on Importance of Reading for encouragement.

Bilingual Books

Reading bilingual books to your children can help them learn to read on your lap. Seeing the translations can help kids to learn English words and phrases that they are already familiar with in their first language.

Magic Phonics

Magic Phonics is a  modern educational tool that introduces letter/sound correspondences helping children learn to read using phonics at school or at home.

Based on the Early Years Foundation stage of the UK curriculum, Magic Phonics is made of 49 high quality connected wooden blocks which interact with I-pads and tablets. See the full review HERE.

Reading Eggs

If you are looking for a reading program to help children learn to read, Reading Eggs has many great recommendations. Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.  You can find a helpful review HERE

Teach Kids English – Fun English Learning Materials for Kids

If you are trying to teach kids English, these English learning resources should give you a great start. If you know of any other resources that can help kids learn English, please let us know, we are always looking for fun new materials!

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Teach Kids English - Resources for little learners