Bruno’s Downloadable Literacy Activities

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day6 Bruno’s Literacy Activities Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush has a plethora of literacy and language connections to explore. From alliteration to finding the definitions of Aussie slang, and discovering language conventions in the book like adjectives / nouns / verbs. Here are a few educational ideas to follow READ MORE

Stamp Safari Activity: Digital Stamp

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day7 Mixing the old with the new to create a technological piece of history! Using the latest digital software, and research into the history of stamps, your task is to produce a digital stamp! What famous icon or period will you choose to represent? Or maybe you’ll add your own personal READ MORE

Stamp Safari Activity: Skyburb Stamp City

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day6 Max Booth Future Sleuth Stamp Safari presents endless possibilities in terms of teaching and learning potential. A couple of themes author Cameron Macintosh has focused on include history, changes in technology and environmental awareness. These are the themes we will focus on in this activity today, plus it will be READ MORE

Discover Cameron Macintosh and Max Booth Stamp Safari

#maxbooth #stampsafari #blogtour #booksontour #day1 It’s a real thrill to step into the future on this sci-fi adventure tour with the impressive author Cameron Macintosh – hugely passionate about engaging kids into reading with his wit, energy and oh-so-cool themes to explore. So, time to use your best super-sleuthing skills! Let’s fly… Cameron Macintosh is READ MORE

Renaissance Activities for Young Artisans

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day12 Renaissance Activities for Young Artisans The word ‘Renaissance’ means rebirth – a new beginning after the fall of the Roman Empire. The era lasted around 250 years, starting in Italy around 1350 until around 1600. People became interested in literature, and including art and music. Here are a few Renaissance-style activities READ MORE

The Forever Kid Downloadable Activities

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day7 The Forever Kid Downloadable Activities Themes in The Forever Kid, other than grief and remembrance, include family bonding, imagination and finding hope. We’re taking these themes and incorporating them into some fun educational activities that focus on literacy, spatial awareness and creativity.  Literacy – The Forever Kid Wordsearch. Find the listed READ MORE

The Forever Kid Activity: A Cloud to Remember

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day6 A Cloud to Remember Craft and Literacy Activity Memories of loved ones can be preserved by noting down all the special things you loved and remember about them. Whether it’s an activity shared, a cute characteristic, their favourite hobby or food, you can celebrate their life in so many ways. In READ MORE

Charlie’s Activity: Watercolour Safari Painting

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Watercolour Safari Painting Africa is well-known for their stunning ‘Big Five’ game animals. These include the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and buffalo – the most respected animals on the savanna. But there are there are other amazing iconic African animals, too. Can you name some of them? Let’s also consider South READ MORE

Reece Give Me Some Peace! Activities

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 Reece Give Me Some Peace! Activities There are a drum load of music-themed educational activities available that would beautifully supplement your reading of Reece Give Me Some Peace! Sonia has listed a variety in her interview here. Today we’ll offer a nice mixture of LOUD and ‘quiet’ activities to suit every READ MORE

Reece Activity: Water Xylophone

 #ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day6 Making Sound with a Water Xylophone Discovering different sounds amongst and within various musical pieces is a fascinating and valuable learning concept. One of the instruments Reece explores in Reece Give Me Some Peace is a xylophone. A xylophone contains keys of differing sizes to create the multitude of sounds, and that’s READ MORE