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Picture Book Explorers ~ The Day The Crayons Quit

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A literature based unit study to accompany The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers ISBN 978-0007513765 (Book not included)

Duncan wants to draw a picture but when he goes to get his crayons, he discovers a bundle of letters all addressed to him. The letters are from his crayons, each one expressing their concern as to how Duncan uses them. What does Duncan do to make his crayons happy?

This Picture Book Explorers pack takes you to Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, where you can learn about Oliver Jeffers and the history of Belfast. Your child can learn about rainbows, try his hand at writing letters, construct his own sequel, experiment with crayons both as a scientist and an artist, learn decimals through measuring and much more to give a whole week's learning for your child.

Includes instructions for over 25 activities; includes all necessary printables - timeline, maps and flag, minibooks, writing paper, colouring pages etc; list of supplies needed; book go-along suggestions to help you make this study best fit your child.

Extra supplies will be needed to complete some of the art, science and cooking activities.

Written by a British Home Educator, 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 inspriation 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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April 17th, 2016
I used "The Day the Crayons Quit" picture book explorer for the Spanish version of the book (El Día que los Crayones renunciaron) with my two daughters (5 & 6) who I Home Educate and am raising bilingual. It is quite difficult [...]
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File Last Updated:
August 08, 2014
This title was added to our catalog on August 08, 2014.