End of Year Favorite Book Activity
First, let us all take a minute to admire the creativity of this post title! I am so lame at coming up with post titles. Most of the time I just put up the topic. So, can you tell that this post is about an end of the year favorite book activity? :-) As you may know, I teach in a building that was a middle school prior to being an elementary school. This is why the hallway I teach in is lined with lockers instead of bulletin boards. The kids use them as cubbies with no locks which is kind of…
Dreaming stories online
Dust Echoes Dust Echoes is a series of twelve beautifully animated dreamtime stories from Central Arnhem Land, telling stories of love,...
The Great Book Character Hunt
I've been doing a little searching about ideas for passive programming -- where I set something up and then the program essentially runs itself. Working only 20-22 hours each week, and overseeing all youth services (babies through teens), I don't have a ton of time for active programs (though I'm getting better and my weeks are running more and more efficiently!). A scavenger hunt seemed to be an easy place to start. I found lots of ideas online, and ended up going with a children's book…
IDTL Online Store
Australia: Story Country. This book and others on the website tell the story of the Aboriginal People and their role in Australian culture. This book gives educators an idea of the types of resources available to teach children about culture in Australia.
Children’s Book Week 2016 - Resources
Book reviews, resources, tips for parents and teachers from an Australian writer who's passionate about children's literacy, learning and literature.
z 2016 Colouring-In Poster
A black and white mini-version of our 2016 Book Week Poster featuring stunning artwork by Shaun Tan. Perfect as a Book Week activity to seek-and-find, then colour-in your favourite children’s book characters. This A3 size poster is printed on sturdy 140gsm paper that will handle the most vigorous felt-tip pen application!
Children's Book Week 2016 - resources, teachers' notes and activities for kids | Planning With Kids
Descriptions, resources, teacher notes and activity ideas from short listed books for the 2016 Children's Book Council of Australia's awards.