Here are some online resources to support schools and families with written and spoken word activities during the most recent lockdown.
Ideas and Signposting
Leeds Year of Reading have a brought together a wealth of free resources, suitable for all ages and abilities. There are also some handy stories to use as a way of talking about corona virus with children.
Accessible activities – ready to go!
The British Library recently launched their new website, Discovering Children’s Books. Here are some activities you might find of interest:
- Have a go at drawing your own Gruffalo, guided by Axel Scheffler or create a crazy character with tips from Viviane Schwarz.
- Try out Joseph Coehlo’s brilliant poetry prompts
- Go on a miniature adventure, inspired by The Borrowers. Reimagine your house from the point of view of tiny people or have a go at creating a miniature book.
- Take a look at Woodrow Phoenix’s guide to making your own comic strip.