Today's activities will be a little different today as it's World Book day! There will be no work set in Teams as today's focus is on enjoying books and stories. Below are lots of activities to keep you busy. I would love to see what you get up to so feel free to send me any photos.
Click on the World Book Day logo above to find out more about World Book Day. You can even listen to books online!
World Book day is about celebrating books, stories and a love of reading. As we are going to work on traditional tales when we return to school next week, I thought that we could enjoy one of my favourite traditional tales today which is........
Click on the book to listen to the story.
Click on the fairy tale characters to listen to more traditional tales if you like.
Sing the Gingerbread Man song to the tune of Three Blind Mice.
Click below for the words. Practise and perform to someone in school or at home!
Activity 2 - Make up a new ending to the story.
I've never liked the ending to this story. Could you make up a new 'happy' ending? Imagine the Gingerbread man gets safely across the river somehow and through the woods on the other side. What happens next? How does the story end? Here are some settings to fire up your imagination. Write or draw your ending and tell someone as a story teller! You could even turn it into a mini book. Here's how:
10.30 'Share a story live World Book Day special - Bringing Reading to life!
Click the link below at 10.30 to join the live session.
11.30 Elm Class Teams meeting
Join me for more fun an games with your friends! Click on the link in your calendar to join the meeting.
Can you solve the world Book Day Maths problems? Choose your challenge!
Crack the Code (Y1/easier)
Maths Mystery (Y2/ harder)
Choose from the activities below:
Design and make a boat to carry the Gingerbread Man across the river
Remember, he will crumble if he gets wet! What materials will you use? How could you test your boat? Could you use a biscuit in your boat and test it in the sink or bath? Have a go!
Perform the story using Stick puppets
Print off or make your own puppets and act out the story! Click on the link at the bottom of this page to print off the puppets.
Bake your very own Gingerbread Man!
Follow the recipe at the bottom of this page for these delicious Gingerbread Men. You could pretend to be the fox if you like and gobble one up at the end!
Enjoy your favourite books with your family or friends if you are in school.
Click on the fairytale characters at the top of this page if you would like to listen to more traditional tales. Alternatively, why not listen to one of the books on the World Book Day website. Click here: https://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/
Make your very own mini book!
Click on the link to find out how to make a mini book. You could use it to write your own version of the Gingerbread Man (maybe with a happy ending) or create your very own story!
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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