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Picture Book Explorers ~ Fog Island


A literature based unit study to accompany Fog Island by Tomi Ungerer

ISBN 978-0-7148-6535-5 (Book not included)

Two children set out in their boat and get lost in the fog. They land on Fog Island where they meet the mysterious Fog Man who makes the fog. After spending a night on the island, they battle through a storm to get home where they are joyfully reunited with their parents.

This Picture Book Explorers pack takes you to the west coast of Ireland. It includes information about the author/illustrator. Your child can learn about Ireland through its geography, history and legends. Your child will also explore dajectives and nouns, myth, the colour wheel and pallettes as well as making a foggy picture using the same technique as the artist. He will also learn about the science of fog and do an experiment. He can explore STEM through hands-on activities, taste regional food and more. This pack allows you to tailor the activities to give a personalised learning adventure for your child. 

Includes instructions for over 20 activities with 15 pages of printables including a timeline, minibook pieces,  fact sheets and a selection of maps and flags. Contains a list of supplies needed and book/film suggestions to help you make this study best fit your child.

Extra supplies will be needed for some of the hands-on 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 Explorers file, your family will continue on the learning journey, adding your own ideas and taking inspriation from the suggestions given.

Each unit 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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File Last Updated:
January 29, 2018
This title was added to our catalog on January 29, 2018.