My Two Blankets Activity Time

Resource type: 
Activity Time
 
 

 

Theme: Cultural Diversity

 
Book title: MY TWO BLANKETS
By Jane Godwin and Anna Walker 
 

Our favourite things

 

You will need:
  • Template
  • Pens, pencils, textas to decorate
  • A friend or family member to talk to.
 
Method
  1. Talk with your child about their favourite things and what makes them unique
  2. Write down what makes them unique on the template
  3. Talk with a friend or family member and find out what their favourite things are and add them to the template
  4. Discuss the similarities
  5. Colour and decorate the template.
Ideas: 
Help your child collect some of their favourite things and spread them out on a blanket. Ask them about what they like to do, what they like to read and some of their favourite toys. Talk about why these things are special to them.
Listen to some music from another country or culture and talk with your child about how different music sounds eg, loud, soft, etc (borrow CD’s from your library or listen online: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/liveset/)
 

Key Message: Children’s wellbeing is critical to brain development and learning.

 
For full activiy time sheet please download attached PDF
 

 

 

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