Yesterday I posted a blog giving a lengthy list of books I recommended during my “How to make Book Soup” session and as promised I am now following it up with the list of videos which I gave to the delegates. Tomorrow I will post a set of suggestions for music which will evoke a sense of the outdoors for children.
Key Stage One – Why you shouldnâ€™t parachute in an areas with cactus plants in it.
Key Stage One – A beautiful tale of a Bunny who takes on the bullies in his area
Key Stage One / Key Stage Two – The adventures of a domesticated Chameleon.
Year 5 / 6 – A space age fantasy story which could be linked to the book and film, Varmints. This could help tie a literacy sequence to cross curricular work on habitats or the environment.
Key Stage One – A wonderful animation which could be linked to the Mini Grey book, Egg Drop.
Key Stage One / Two – An amusing cartoon which could be also used to support PSHE work.
Key Stage One / Lower Key Stage Two – A tale of perseverance and achieving dreams â€“ no matter what the consequences are.
Key Stage Two – A hilarious story of true love with a twist at the end
Key Stage One – Good for speaking and listening activities
Key Stage Two – The story of Charly a banjo player who faces a really strange obstacle: a toll right in the middle of nowhere in the desert managed by an old robot.
WWF New tiger discovery – Provocative advert about Tigers
Coasteering – This could be used for persuasive writing. (Explaining why people should take up coasteering and do it in Wales)
Arkive – Wildlife video clips â€“ to be watched online. This web site has links to very high quality films of wildlife. The site is introduced by David Attenborough.
Whales hunting for herring – A documentary showing the intelligent ways in which whales hunt for herring
Earthquake proof bridge – National Geographic video on bridges which have been built to survive earthquakes.
Earthquake at school – Video of 1989 earthquake
Rabbitâ€™s short tail – Native American storytelling
Wide mouthed frog â€“ Storytelling of the great story
National Geographic – Wonderful resources to support study of habitats and animals
Tourist board videos
Jamaica Featuring Usain Bolt
Paris 24 hours in Paris â€“ more than 6 minutes long.