Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Choosing Picture Book Explorers for Winter

If you want to fit your explorations to fit with the seasons of the year, the following are based on books which have a particular connection with winter in the story.

Picture Book Explorers ~ The Mousehole Cat
features a winter storm and ends on Christmas Eve.
To complete this cross-curricular unit study you will need a copy of The Mousehole Cat
 and, among other things, some Coloured Felt and some glitter.

Picture Book Explorers ~ Greyfriars Bobby
features a snowy scene and an old man getting ill from being too long out in the cold.
The old man dies and this could be a sensitive subject for younger children.
To complete this cross-curricular unit study, You will need a copy of Greyfriars Bobby
and, among other things, some watercolour paints.


Either of these two Picture Book Explorers would fit in well with a project about winter and The Mousehole Cat even includes Christmas and traditions specific to the area in which the story is set.

Happy Exploring!

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