Today we challenge you to create one, two, three, or even more characters. We have photographs of the things we found when three characters turned out their pockets and bags. Who can they be? Look closely at the photographs and see what clues you can find. Who would carry such things with them and what … Continue reading Whose pockets?
I am excited to introduce to you, Colin the Courageous Carrot. This brave carrot was invented, designed and made by Harriet who is a friend of a friend of mine. When I first saw Colin, I couldn’t wait to introduce you to this new and thoroughly amazing superhero. Look closely to see how Harriet has … Continue reading Colin the Courageous Carrot
Today we are going to think about the sounds of a story. We are going to make a story using sounds. that we make from things around the house. These could be sounds of things that are happening: - wind blowing, footsteps running, a giant swallowing a large pudding or a spider tiptoeing across a table. … Continue reading Sounds like a story
What is your favourite snack? Draw it. Tell us about it. Or draw today’s snack [it might be your favourite anyway]. Can you write instructions for making the best snack in the world? Or the silliest. Here are a couple of verses from a very silly poem by Jeni Smith It’s time for a snickety … Continue reading Snack Time
In his book, The Thirteen Secrets of Poetry, the lovely poet, Adrian Mitchell, tells us that the seventh secret is: Good ideas often fly off and so Take that notebook wherever you go (and three pens). If he was reading the secrets to an audience, he would stop and show us the three pens he … Continue reading The Seventh Secret