CBeebies live lesson

BookTrust teams up with CBeebies on an interactive lesson for children at primary school, aged 5-7.

The 25-minute live lesson, 'Stories by the Sea', explores different ways of writing stories.

Inspired by 'Old Jack's Boat: Rockpool Tales', the show encourages children to create their own fictional tales – with a fun, nicely nautical twist. Schools can also download a suggested lesson guide and teacher resources.

This live lesson was made in 2016, to be used by schools as part of Children's Book Week: when schools, libraries, children and parents celebrate books and reading for pleasure in a fun-filled week.

Could you hold a Children's Book Week at your school?

Watch the full video and find resources to use along with Stories by the Sea

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