My holiday English book

This lesson plan looks at several creative ideas for making an English activity book for the summer holidays.

Katherine Bilsborough

In this lesson learners will plan and create their own activity book for the summer holidays. First they will do two reading activities to prepare them. They will then look at some ideas for pages they can include in their own books. They will work in small groups, sharing their ideas and planning their books, deciding how many pages to have and which activities to include. Finally they will create their books.


  • To encourage learners to use English in a creative way
  • To encourage learner autonomy
  • To recycle, revise and practise English in the school holidays

Age group



CEFR level A1–A2


60 minutes


The lesson plan and worksheets can be downloaded in PDF format below. In addition, you will need paper, card and staples or string.

Lesson plan379.32 KB
Worksheet 1179.06 KB
Worksheet 2359.49 KB
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Submitted by andressaandrd on Wed, 07/03/2019 - 20:49


I don't work with the first levels but I LOVED this idea. I'm going to share it with my colleagues who work with A1 and A2 levels. Thanks for sharing! =)

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