Go Away, Foxy Foxy Education: Creative Thinking and Working Together

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of creative thinking and working together to solve a problem in Karen Hendriks and Naomi Greaves’ picture book, Go Away, Foxy Foxy, today we will be focusing on writing and discussion activities, a fun partner craft and a calming task to relieve the nerves. Children will be READ MORE

POP in to my Treehouse for the Go Away, Foxy Foxy #BookGiveaway!

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 POP on in! It’s a #BookGiveaway! *COMPETITION NOW CLOSED Are you ready for a swinging, popping good time in our treehouse? Vanilla Bean, Velvet and Valentine are inviting YOU to join them for a treehouse party, and to celebrate, there will be a lucky door prize of a copy of the READ MORE

Writing About Non-Fiction: Educational Tasks for Children and Adults!

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Being able to attract young readers to read and write about non-fiction, biographical accounts requires certain elements. According to Toni Brisland, author of the fascinating middle grade book about the life of celebrated novelist, Patrick White, there needs to a mix of quirkiness and fun thrown in to the facts. Today, READ MORE

Not Too Far From My Back Door Art Therapy

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of mindfulness, mother nature and emotional development in Tania Louise Smith’s picture book, Not Too Far From My Back Door, today we will be focusing on expressing feelings through painting pictures of various landscapes. Children will be able to understand that art can be a therapeutic activity READ MORE

Max Booth Chip Blip Tech-tastic Educational Activities

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of science and technology, friendship, kindness to animals and animals in space in Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze’s Max Booth Future Sleuth; Chip Blip, we will be focusing on some fun learning tasks to reinforce and develop understanding in the areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, READ MORE

Jasper’s Jumbled up Words Learning Language Tasks

#jaspersjumbledupwords #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of speech and language development, confidence and family support in Marg Gibbs’ and Emma Stuart’s picture book, Jasper’s Jumbled up Words, today we will be focusing on practising saying, identifying and playing with words with the help of a supportive carer. Children will be able to understand READ MORE

Ginnie and Pinney Finger Puppet Role Play Activities

#ginnieandpinney #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of selflessness and fairness, friendship and kindness in Penny Harris and Winnie Zhou’s first two released Ginnie & Pinney titles, 3, 2, 1, Here I Come and Pinney the Winner, today we will be draw attention to skills and strategies to help children be aware of making READ MORE

The Battle: Fear Fighting Tasks for Young Battlers

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of overcoming fear and anxiety, bravery, friendship, perception and positive thinking in Ashling Kwok and Cara King’s The Battle, we will be focusing on some fun and effective strategies to guide children along the path to triumphing over their battles. Students will be able to identify their READ MORE

Educational Activity: Re-Creating Scenes from Carly Mills

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes of women’s rights, adventure, immigration, social philanthropy, communities in the past and present, Australian history and people of influence in Jane Smith’s Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl series, we will be exploring scenes from the book, A New World and re-creating some of what it was like READ MORE

Lola and Grandpa Nature Frame Craft

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes in Lola and Grandpa of creating long-lasting memories, discovering the beauty of nature and loving relationships, today we are going to produce our own nature frame – with a photo of someone special, to give to someone special. Children will be able to reflect on their READ MORE