Thursday 4th March

Today is World Book Day, the day the nation celebrates a love of reading and shares stories together. Although we are not in school, here are some activities for you to enjoy at home with your families.

Share a Story

Can you find someone to share a story with today? Video call a relative or friend and read to them, read a story to a sibling or even your teddies. Let us know who you decide to share your story with!

Make your Favourite Book Characters

For a fun, creative and cheap activity, why not transform a potato or wooden spoon into your favourite book character? Looking for a magical way to reuse a shoebox or jam jar? Try making a Harry Potter scene in a box or A Very Hungry Caterpillar in a jar. From Stickman to Paddington, classics to more recent releases, here are a few pictures to give you inspiration.

Illustrator Masterclass

Click on the videos below to find out how to draw some much loved book characters such as Kevin the Koala and Oi Frog. These are delivered by their illustrator Jim Field.

Gruffalo Crumble and other Recipes

Click on the link below to find some ideas of how to have a Gruffalo party with your family. Maybe you could have a go at making your own Gruffalo crumble or toadstool pizzas!

World Book Day Book Review

The theme of World Book Day is ‘Share a Story’ and at St Margaret’s we love to share stories. Can you write a review of a story you have really enjoyed and would recommend to your class? Below is a template you can use if you would like to.

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