1st Edition

The Teddy Bears' Picnic and Other Stories Role Play in the Early Years Drama Activities for 3-7 year-olds

By Boulton, Ackroyd Copyright 2004
    96 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    96 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    This series responds to the increasing awareness of role play as an exciting and effective approach to enhance children's learning. Each book provides a selection of themed drama activities that develop a range of skills while drawing on children's natural ability to play. Through their imaginative engagement with fictional worlds, children acquire new knowledge and understanding.

    The Teddy Bear's Picnic and Other Stories includes activities on:

    • The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
    • Goldilocks
    • The not-so jolly postman.

    User-friendly, visual and easy to read, this series is a must for classroom teachers, nursery nurses, playgroup leaders and learning support assistants within pre- school and Key Stage 1 settings who are unfamiliar or wary of role play but want to incorporate it into their teaching.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 How to use this book; Chapter 2 Stories from the classroom; Chapter 3 The Park: Transcript of a lesson; Chapter 4 The Teddy Bears' Picnic; Chapter 5 The Not-So-Jolly Postman; Chapter 6 The Lost Hat; Chapter 7 The Dirty River; Chapter 8 Goldilocks; Chapter 9 Baz the Vandal; Chapter 10 The Health Centre; Chapter 11 The Park; Chapter 12 References to National Curriculum and Early Learning Goals; Glossary; Suggestions for further reading;


    Jo Boulton, Judith Ackroyd