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    The children love reading Dear Zoo and for the last 2 weeks i have used this as the basis of our activities. I decided to combine the idea of the animals in their crates with letting the children explore opening and closing of different types of containers. I made the different crates out of different containers from around the home and placed a animal picture inside each one. I am glad to say it was a huge success.

    I thought i would add some pictures for everyone to see and use in their own setting as a idea for bringing a book to life
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    This is brilliant, what a great idea, thanks for sharing, you have inspired me

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    What a great idea!
    And such a simple and cheap idea...thank you for sharing!!

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    That's a brilliant idea, thanks for sharing!

    Miffy xx
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    brilliant - do you mind if I add it to my planning ideas as I am having books as my general theme

    thanks
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    where did you get the templates for the animals etc??

    Its a great idea

    xx

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    Wow I really like this idea. Thank you for sharing

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    Absolutely brilliant, my LO's love this book and open and close everything - a match made in heaven.

    Thank you for sharing x

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    Quote Originally Posted by PixiePetal View Post
    brilliant - do you mind if I add it to my planning ideas as I am having books as my general theme

    thanks
    Add away pixie I posted it so others could be inspired x

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    Quote Originally Posted by AgentTink View Post
    Add away pixie I posted it so others could be inspired x
    off to my scrap box to hunt out small boxes this will be next weeks focus book as we seem to be on a roll with animal books after 2 weeks on Elmer
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keeley77 View Post
    where did you get the templates for the animals etc??

    Its a great idea

    xx
    Hi keeley I found them on the below site

    http://www.kizclub.com/stories3.htm

    It has some other great print outs for popular books and nursery rhymes.

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    brilliant - thanks for sharing this

    Hels xx

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    Wow, thats fab!

    thank you for the link, have saved it to look at later.

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    That is so great used from recycling material. When its animal topic i know exactly what to do thanks for sharing. X

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    Great idea and thanks for the link they have The Very Hungry Caterpillar which will come in very useful!!

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    what a great idea :-)
    I think I will try and incorporate it into my storysack too. Thank you!!!

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    These are fantastic, and have deinitely inspired me to do a Dear Zoo topic very soon- it's my son's favourite book. Can I ask what age you used these with?

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    it got my favourite book too.the story of the little mole.its all about different animal poo.we love it

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    They are brilliant. Thank you for sharing.

 

 
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