Mr Grinling loves being a lighthouse keeper. Unfortunately, trouble comes his way when he starts to fall asleep at the most inconvenient times. Sadly, he and his wife prepare to leave the lighthouse but find they have to rally the villagers to help rescue a beached whale. In the process, Mr Grinling saves his job.
This Picture Book Explorers topic pack takes you to East Sussex, UK, where you can learn about the South Downs and chalk landscape features.
Your child can
- learn about lighthouses
- write his own instruction manual
- practise punctuation
- learn about whales
- practise maths skills
- try different light experiments
- make his own working lighthouse.
You choose the activities to provide your child with a tailor-made project.
~ instructions for over 20 activities
~ printables including timeline, notebooking pages, minibooks, maps and flag
~ list of supplies needed
~ book & film go-along suggestions.
Activities are divided into 5 topic sections to help with weekly planning.
Written by a British Home Educator, Picture Book Explorers are designed to guide you and your child along a learning journey inspired by beautifully crafted books. Each of the downloadable studies provides stepping stones from reading the story aloud into an enjoyable educational adventure. When you have taken everything you can from Picture Book Explorers, your family will continue on the learning journey, adding your own ideas and taking inspiration from the suggestions given.
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