On Friday, we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day at our school, and the kids absolutely loved it! Our director, Julie, does a fantastic job of incorporating “English” traditions and holidays into our school’s program (St. Patrick’s Day, among many other Western holidays, is not celebrated in Korea).
Not only did the kids get to make green cookies and hats, but they also got to do a photo shoot! And, of course, Jared and I love any opportunity to take pictures with some of the cutest, smartest, and most adorable kids we know.
Below is a picture of Jared’s Red Team. They are brand new Kindergartners (5 year-olds) who have only been here since the beginning of March. When they first came, they couldn’t speak a word of English. Jared has diligently been working with them for the past few weeks, and they are now able to understand key words and phrases…and soon, they will be able to engage in full conversation. These little guys are like sponges; they soak up everything you teach them.