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Picture Book Explorers ~ Paddington


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A literature based unit study to accompany Paddington by Michael Bond ISBN 978-0007236336 (Book not included)

Mr and Mrs Brown find a small bear on Paddington station who has stowed away on a ship from Peru. Follow Paddington's mishaps and first adventures as he finds himself welcomed by the family and settles cosily into his new home.

This Picture Book Explorers pack takes you to London, England and Peru. It includes information about Michael Bond and the illustrator R.W. Alley. Your child can learn about migration; develop their grammar skills; find their own sources of inspiration; discover principles of design and architectural features; experiment with foam; find out what species of bear Paddington is; explore parallel lines and develop their spatial awareness; enjoy a cream tea, make their own marmalade and more. Tailor the choice of activities to give a personalised learning package for your child.

Includes instructions for over 30 activities with over 45 pages of printables including timeline, minibook pieces, maps, flags, notebooking page, fact sheets; list of supplies needed; book and film go-along suggestions to help you make this study best fit your child.

Some extra supplies will be needed to complete some of the activities.

Written by a British home educator of over 20 years, 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 inspiration 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 19, 2015
This title was added to our catalog on January 19, 2015.