August 29, 2020

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Did You Win A Copy Of Frugal Fred? Winners Announced Below

In this week's newsletter you will find out who won a copy of Frugal Fred. You have a few more days to win The Garbage Trucks Are Coming Today! We have an all new blog on integrating technology into your classroom, a set of CBCA activities and a beautiful poster to brighten your classroom for our Premium and Poster members.

Last Chance To Win The Garbage Trucks Are Coming Today!

You can still enter the competition to win a copy of The Garbage Trucks Are Coming Today! This book by Susan Taylor and Christian Bocquée is a fun read for any child who loves garbage trucks. There are 6 FREE activities for this book including 2 interactive worksheets that can be completed online, an on-line interactive maze and a memory card game. Just click on the image below to see all of them.

To enter the draw to WIN 1of the 3 copies of this book click on the book cover to visit our Facebookpage. Write a comment below the book telling us why you would like to win a copy or what you like best about Learn From Play and then share the post on your personal page to trigger your entry.

Connecting Classes During Covid-19

The blog this week is from Learn From Play Co-Founder Paddy McCann and looks at connecting students and teachers using PTZ Cameras. These cameras are not new but what is possible with the latest iterations of this technology is making education more accessible, interactive and exciting. Read Paddy's article or watch the video by clicking on the image below.

FREE CBCA Book Activities

This week's FREE book activities are for older students and relate to The Good Son by Pierre-Jacques Ober, Jules Ober and Felicity Coonan. This book is shortlisted for the 2020 CBCA Picture Book of the Year. Unlike regular drawn picture books this one uses miniature dioramas that have been photographed as the images. The tale of a solder during World War 1 who is killed for deserting his troop even though he returned after 2 days. Activities include a brief history of World War 1 timeline, making a diorama and letter writing.

Frugal Fred Winner

Congratulations to Carmel Natale, Bonnie Anderson, Wing Wu, Linda Watt and Gavan Kelly on winning copies of our Frugal Fred book. These people left multiple comments on the Learn From Play site to enter the draw. Please keep adding comments so I can see what you think of our blogs and activities and how you are using these with your students. If you missed out on a copy you have a couple more days to purchase the book for $10 but please hurry as the code expires on September 1st and reverts to $16.95.

New Poster

Our poster this week is one of my favourite sayings and a good life lesson for all students. To download this poster you will need a Poster or Premium Subscription which start from just $15 per year or 70c per poster

As always if you have any questions, feedback or content suggestions send them to me and please help us grow
our Learn From Play teaching community by sharing the site with your colleagues so everyone can benefit.
Rachel McCann

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