Book Inspired Learning
Picture book inspired colour learning activities
With summer holidays coming up we’ve put together a post to inspire you to read some fabulous picture books and have fun with learning with colours.
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Story Snug’s 10 most viewed posts in 2017
Before I start a new year of blogging I thought I’d take a quick look back at Story Snug’s 10 most viewed posts in 2017.
Happy 4th Birthday to Story Snug!
Story Snug is 4 years old today and we’re still having lots of fun blogging, last month we published our 400th blogpost. We have read so many wonderful books, old and new, and I have enjoyed chatting with many lovely authors, illustrators and publishers in real life and on social media. There are lots of people that I would like to…
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Book spine poems – fun with books!
Creating book spine poems is great fun and is an enjoyable school or home library activity. They’re so simple to do! Just browse a bookshelf, choose titles that you can put together to make a short poem or story and then take a picture of the book spines. We had lots of fun creating ours!
Storysack: Itchy Bear by Neil Griffiths & Judith Blake
I am a huge fan of storysacks and the potential that they provide for learning. We often make our own storysacks but you can also buy ready made storysacks which are a wonderful resource to have either at home or in a school classroom or library.
Learning with Mix It Up by Hervé Tullet
We love Hervé Tullet’s ‘Press Here‘ and ‘Mix It Up’ is a lot of fun too. It’s a great book to read but also provides an introduction to the three primary colours, the secondary colours that result from mixing them and shows how you can make colours lighter or darker.
Picturebook inspired crafts & activities
We love doing picture book inspired crafts! Doing a book or story related craft can help children to consolidate their understanding of a story as well as provide them with an opportunity to talk about what they have just read. My daughter often creates her own activity as a result of reading a book, for example…
Summer Reading Tree
Summer holidays are finally here which gives us lots of time for reading. We have joined the library’s summer reading challenge which involves a child reading and summarising three or more books of their choice but my daughter wanted to keep a record of all the books that we read over the summer. We are including…