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The Ghanaian Goldilocks

A story by Dr. Tamara Pizzoli Illustrated by Phil Howell Set in Accra, Ghana, The Ghanaian Goldilocks is a modern twist on the classic Goldilocks fairytale. ...

HANDA'S SURPRISE Picture Book Animation

Try and predict the ending before you get there! What will Handa's surprise be?

Anansi and the Sky Kingdom (Animated Stories for Kids)

In this story from West Africa, Anansi the spider uses his wits, his trickster skills, and the help of his friends to bring light to the world. This African ...

Anansi and the Pot of Beans (Animated Stories for Kids)

Did you ever wonder why spiders have no hair? After reading Anansí and the Pot of Beans, you too will know the answer. This classic folktale from Africa, wri...

Anansi and the Tug o' War (Animated Stories for Kids)

Anansí the trickster spider is back to his old tricks once again in this classic African folktale. Anansí must use his brainpower to teach Elephant and Whale...

Anansi Goes to Lunch (Animated Stories for Kids)

Read the story of Why Anansi has eight skinny legs (or watch the video). Now try and retell the story in your own words, or draw cartoons and write what each character says in speech bubbles. 

Why Anansi has eight thin legs - African Folk Tales for Kids | Educational Videos by Mocomi

https://mocomi.com/ presents: Why Anansi has eight thin legs A very long time ago, there lived a spider and his wife in a village. The spider was called Anan...

Week 7 (8.6.20) African Stories

Listen to the story of Anansi, the original spider man! Then fill out the character profile to describe what sort of character he is. Think of interesting descriptive words you could use.

If you finish that, you could listen to some more Anansi stories.

Anansi the Spider-Man - Anansi Stories - Extra Mythology - #1

Sit down and let us weave you a tale of the Amazing Anansi. We tell the story of how Anansi purchased all of the stories of the world by catching three of th...

Anansi & the Coming of Jealousy - Anansi Stories - Extra Mythology #2

Long ago, Jealousy kept himself hidden away from the world to guard his bride. But when Anansi stole Jealousy's wife through trickery, Jealousy no longer had...

Anansi and the Melon | Folktales | Stories for Kids | Bedtime Stories

You can check out our stories on the Little Fox YouTube channel. http://bitly.kr/SEj5zUrH About the Little Fox YouTube Channel Welcome to the Little Fox chan...

Why Anansi has eight thin legs - African Folk Tales for Kids | Educational Videos by Mocomi

https://mocomi.com/ presents: Why Anansi has eight thin legs A very long time ago, there lived a spider and his wife in a village. The spider was called Anan...

Ananse outwits the lion

Pilot for the upcoming children's animation. Ananse the spider is a traditional West African folklore, that's now been animated into a kids' TV-show. Special...

Clever Monkey Rides Again (Animated Stories for Kids)

Our friend the very clever monkey is up to his old tricks in this humorous African folktale. The Clever Monkey Rides Again, as told by Rob Cleveland, takes p...

The Clever Monkey (Animated Stories for Kids)

The Clever Monkey is a classic folktale from West Africa told by Rob Cleveland. One day two greedy jungle cats discover a large piece of cheese. They want to...

The Emperor's New Clothes e book

Fairy tales - Week 5 and 6

In Week 5 you will be reading and watching traditional fairy tales, written in the Victorian period. You will know some Disney versions but the originals are sometimes different. Think about what features are in a fairy tale and what makes a good fairy tale as you watch and read them.

 

Next week you will be writing your own fairy tale, so jot down any ideas you think of.

Week 2 30.4.20

Try one of these English Starter activities a day. They will help you practice spelling, punctuation and grammar as well as writing skills.

Read this picture 29.4.20

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