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Picture Book Explorers - I Took The Moon For a Walk


A literature based unit study to accompany I Took The Moon For A Walk written by Carolyn Curtis and illustrated by Alison Jay ISBN 1841488038 (Book not included)

A young boy goes for a walk on a Summer's evening. He is accompanied by the full moon on his journey through the English countryside and beyond into his imagination. Lyrically written in rhyming text and illustrated with unique vintage style pictures.

This Picture Book Explorer pack takes you to Derbyshire, UK, where you can learn about local traditions and landscape features. Your child can learn about the moon, try his hand at being a poet and practise poetry analysis, learn about British wildlife, practise maths skills, make a toy, and even take his own Moon for a walk. All this and more to give up to a month long learning adventure for your family.

Includes instructions for over 20 activities; printables including timeline, notebooking pages, minibooks, maps and flag; list of supplies needed; book & film go-along suggestions to help you make this study best fit your child.

Optional extras will be needed to complete some of the hands-on activities.

Written by a British Home Educator with over 20 years experience, Picture Book Explorers are designed to guide you and your child along a learning journey inspired by beautifully crafted books. Each of the downloadable studies provides stepping stones from reading the story aloud into an enjoyable educational adventure. The hope is, that even after you have taken everything you can from a Picture Book Explorer file, your family will continue on the learning journey, adding your own ideas and taking inspiration from the suggestions given.

Each study contains maps, flags, a timeline and fact sheets to help you on your way. Some will contain notebooking pages, mini-books, quizzes and/or colouring sheets. They each contain over 20 activity suggestions with the information and/or instructions needed to complete them. These range from discussion ideas to creative writing projects to practical art projects to craft activities to maths problems to science experiments to recipes to games to field trip ideas and beyond. They are fully researched and tested before publication to make sure that your child gets the best quality learning experience possible. Having said that, we're only human and sometimes make mistakes; we welcome all feedback to be able to improve our products and service.

The books must be bought separately – check your library and look out for them in charity shops.

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July 25th, 2016
This is a fantastic resource full of great ideas. It's easy to adapt the crafts and learning activities for different ages, and my two childre who are six and ten had a lot of fun exploring this unit together. It is very well put together and researche [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on May 05, 2014.