Who Dresses God? Clothesline Craft Card

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day5 Clothesline Craft Card and Exploring the Senses  Follow your reading of and conversation about Who Dresses God? with a fun and meaningful activity to compliment your literary and philosophical experience. Discussion: What sorts of things do you need to be happy? What sorts of things do you think this world needs READ MORE

Bruno’s Geography Studies: Australia

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day10 ‘Bruno and Bob bought a blue bus and bid bye bye to the barracks. They binged on battered Barramundi at Burketown, body-boarded at Bondi Beach, went biking at Beechworth, breakfasted on blueberries at Binalong Bay and at Berri they were bedazzled by the beautiful birds.’ Join Bob and Bruno in getting READ MORE

Bruno Activities: Paper Crafts

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day7 Bob was seen reading the ‘Bandywallop News’. They lived in broken-down barracks with an outback dunny. Bruno broke the bookcase and made a mess of the books. And Bruno loved his brocade basket. Let’s explore these different concepts in paper form. All these will bring you happiness, and it won’t even READ MORE

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

Australia Remembers Crafts: Red Poppies to Remember

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day6  🌺 Red Poppies to Remember 🌺 ‘In Flanders’ Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row…’ ‘Poppies are a symbol of remembrance and respect across the world. They commemorate those who gave their lives in war. Poppies grew wild on the battlefields of France and Belgium, and at Gallipoli. 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

Columbine’s Craft: Italian Renaissance Mask Making

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day9 Italian Renaissance Mask Making Craft Activity Get into the spirit of the Renaissance era by dressing up in classic medieval costumes! You may start with something as simple as the craft we have outlined below, or create a piece much more extravagant with good quality materials. The classic commedia dell’Arte masks, 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

Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern Inspired by the World

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day3 The World of Story: Author Article by Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern Jacqueline’s fascination with culture and travel stemmed from her early adventures at a young age. Learn more about why this is an ‘essential ingredient’ in her life. Thanks, Jacqueline!  From my travels I have been fortunate to hear and read some READ MORE