Children thrive on outdoor experiences and this best-selling guide aims to provide practical help in creating exciting outdoor learning spaces. It includes ideas for literary experiences through role-play activities and explores the use of story to enhance literacy learning outside. Publisher: Lawrence Educational.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Story Talk Sequencing Cards
This attractive pack includes eight double-sided plastic story cards featuring the original illustrations from the book on one side and engaging language activities on the reverse. The cards include storytelling activities, retelling prompts, questions about the characters shown and role play ideas. Measuring 8″ x 11″ and printed on durable plastic, these cards are ideal for introducing the story to a group and are tough enough for use throughout a learning environment, including outdoors.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Wooden Character Set
These sturdy wooden characters offer a tactile way for children to retell this popular story. True to the original illustration style of Helen Oxenbury, this beautiful set includes six wooden figures measuring 2-6″ inches high. Age 3+.
Let’s Investigate Woodland Footprints
The footprint stones can be sorted by categories such as feathers, claws or diet. Children can record their findings by taking rubbings, making impressions in play clay and investigating what else they can find out about each animal. When the work is done, the children can give the footprints a good clean with soap and water before a new woodland adventure. The footprints are made from a unique stone mix and are robust enough to be used throughout an early childhood environment, both inside and outdoors. Contains eight double-sided stones (3’’ approx.).
Correlation to Common Core: SL.K.1.
Correlation to ECERS-R: Language-Reasoning – 16, 17; Activities – 19, 23, 25.
Correlation to ITERS-R: Listening and Talking – 12, Activities – 15, 22.