The Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson is our final book of block 1. We hope you’ve enjoyed this block and we’re looking forward to finishing with this absolute favourite. There are LOADS of Gruffalo books and resources out there: The book itself – although I’m sure all of you already have this! The Gruffalo animation, featuring[…]
Session 5 of Tiny Tales features the book Suddenly by Colin McNaughton. This lovely story about a little pig called Preston has some great repetition, use of shadows, cause and effect and of course (a very small) amount of peril in true Tom and Jerry style.
This week’s book is Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell, who also wrote Owl babies, our taster session book. If you’d like to get the finger puppets set yourself: Or some slightly larger ones:
Tiny Tales session 3 features the book Jasper’s Beanstalk by Nick Butterworth. Below is a link to the book: I also found this great little “Healthy Caterpillar” growing kit, to get you and your little one learning about seeds and plants.
Tiny Tales session 2 features the book The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Below are a set of links to the book, an activity set and how to make your own play dough. Make your own Play Dough: http://www.bestrecipes.com.au/recipe/Play-Dough-L926.html Butterfly Lore – Create your own butterfly farm!
Tiny Tales session 1 features the book Guess how much I love you, by Sam McBratney. It is a simple story with beautiful illustrations. It shows how actions can be used to convey size (and ideas). It also illustrates bonding between reader and child. Although the parent in the story seems to be the father,[…]
Tiny Tales Taster session features the book Owl Babies, by Martin Waddell. We hope you enjoyed this book as much as we did. Owl babies uses a lot of repetition which is great for young children. It deals with emotion (sad baby owls and happy baby owls) and has fantastic illustrations. If you’d like your[…]