Fearless with Dad Colouring Pages
Provided by illustrator, Giuseppe Poli.
What are your favourite things to do with Dad?
Download Fearless with Dad Activity Sheets here.
Oliver and George Literacy Activity
To understand that adjectives are describing words.
To brainstorm adjectives appropriate to the characters.
Download the Oliver and George_adjectives here.
Oliver and George Puzzle
To promote spatial awareness.
To reinforce one-to-one correspondence.
See Oliver and George Puzzle for instructions.
Book Mash Up
To encourage creative thinking skills.
To reinforce knowledge of a range of books.
To use language in abstract ways.
To use skills in illustration and/or graphic technology.
Think of two book titles with at least one matching word (a noun, verb or adjective), the first being toward the end of the title, the second being toward the beginning. Join the titles together and there you have it! Now create an appropriate illustration for your new title.
Write a new story to match your new title.
Make a poster or construct a puppet of a new character.
Book Inspired Box Creations
To creatively construct a piece of work using a box and various media, as a related follow up experience to a given picture book.
To develop construction skills, including cutting, drawing, painting and sticking.
To use knowledge and understanding of the plot and characters in a given story for dramatic role play.
To use problem solving skills and technology concepts for design and construction.
Read a chosen picture book and discuss the events (beginning, middle, end), discuss concepts used, characters’ actions and traits.
Decide on relevant props needed for dramatic role play. What could a box be turned into? A building? A character? A vehicle? A piece of furniture?
Draw the design, gather the materials needed, and construct!
What worked, and what could have been improved in the design?
Was the story followed accurately in the role play, or were there some adaptations to the storyline?
Bird Venn Diagram
From the unit about ‘Peggy’ by Anna Walker.
Compare similarities and differences between two subjects.
City vs Home (sights, sounds, activities, people, etc)
Chickens vs Pigeons (appearance, food, characteristics, habitat, etc)
Summer vs Winter, or Autumn vs Spring (weather, clothes, activities, etc)