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This 1963 Caldecott winning book is a classic story of one boy’s day of discovery in the snow. From snowmen, to snow angels to the discovery that snow disappears when you bring it inside where it is warm. Activities for this book include drawing snow angels, handwriting, water as matter flow chart, opposites and making a personal snow flake.
This is the true story of one amazing man who worked to pay for his freedom. That of his wife, son, mother, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles and how this changed the course of history for a lot of people. 2018 winner of the New Voices Award activities for this book include calculating the cost of William “Bill” Lewis’s freedom and that of his family, a comprehension on what slavery was and what it is today and a research activity on segregation and various freedom fighters.
Perfect for a start or end of the year library lesson this book captures all that is good about libraries. Resources for this book are aimed at older students and ask them to research the Australian national library, their national library, share their favourite book and complete library poems in an acrostic and rhyming couplets.
A light hearted story about 2 hens who know their place in the world – on stage as divas. Chicken Divas has been chosen as the ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime for 2020 so we created 11 activities including a rhyming words activity sheet, sudokus, a find-a-word, a maze, a code breaker, craft activity and more.
This story is a great way to start a conversation about how the koalas who survived the 2019 fires will be rehoused.
A board book for young children with beautifully stamped and painted images that teach children about colours.
A timely environmental parable of one young girl who is too little to be taken seriously but is big enough to change the world. Activities include making an origami pot plant so you can start to fix the environment by planting a tree, a fun inventors find-a-word, looking at why trees are important, a comprehension on the story and pollution and how we can fix it.
A poignant story of culture, identity, and what it means to be part of a community.