Picture Book Explorers ~ The Little Ships - £7.50

A literature based unit study to accompany The Little Ships by Louise Borden

ISBN 978-1-84780-081-7 (Book not included)


The picture book tells the story of the Dunkirk Evacuations that took place over 9 days starting at the end of May 1940. This fictionalized account of events makes the story of the  'miracle of Dunkirk' accessible to today's children. The sensitive illustrations are by British artist, Micheal Foreman.


This Picture Book Explorers pack takes you to Kent, UK as well as France, Europe. It includes information about both the author and  the illustrator.


Your child can

- learn how both Kent and Dunkirk have changed over the years

- develop his creative writing skills

- learn about verbs and sentences

- learn how boats float

- carry out an engineering challenge

- try regional recipes and more.


You choose the activities to provide your child with a fully-tailored learning adventure.



~ instructions for over 20 activities

~ over 30 pages of printables including two timelines, minibook pieces,maps and flags;

~ list of supplies needed;

~ book suggestions.


Suggested activities are divided into 5 subject areas to make weekly planning easier.


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 can continue on the learning journey, adding your own ideas and taking inspriation from the suggestions given.


 After purchase, an email will be sent direct to you with your download link.


Suggested Ages: 5 - 10/Pages: 62/File Size: 5.37 MB


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