Oi Frog

Where do you like to sit? Catch up with Clare as she read Oi Frog Friday 27 March at 1.30pm and find out where Frog likes to sit as she reads a book dedicated to comfortable bottoms of the animal kingdom, Greenwichs very own David Attenborough. ?  https://zoom.us/rec/share/-N5kM7vf1DlJfIXc2mviBf5-Htzfeaa82yIW-qFbxU8rcBSnl--r6fezg1F19SyS?startTime=1585315222000 Continue reading


Join Aum and her scary and fearsome mouse buddy as they stomp through the woods and meet a bunch of woodland creatures which was read on 1.30pm Thursday 26th March.      Continue reading

The was an old lady that swallowed a fly

Annie and helpers sang the ballad of The Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly, at 1.30pm Wednesday 25 March. This tragic tale is not for the faint hearted for either the content of the tale or the quality of the singing.  Join Annie here https://youtu.be/HGsgyBvhIig?t=245 At the end of this very boring teachers pack on page 18 onward there are some great print and cut out puppetshttps://ptc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/The-Old-Lady-Education-Pack.pdf

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Leanne followed  a very little and hungry caterpillar as he munched through his five a day healthy eating plan on the 1.30pm Tuesday 24th March you can see how they got on here>>Probably the greatest artwork ever created for a page, try your hand at some of the greatest activities around, from egg box caterpillars to well paper plate caterpillars. https://www.weareteachers.com/very-hungry-caterpillar-activities/

Wonky Donkey Mon 23 March

Feeling a bit dumpy and grumpy stuck at home come be be a bit more funky and spunky by then watch Lydia reading the hilarious fast paced Wonky Donkey on 1.30pm on Monday 23rd March.  https://zoom.us/rec/share/4sxeIazO-VpIZpHP7BH6X4N-QcPbX6a8hiEZ8vULyuc2TEyYGXYAS_J45dXW1pc Why not make a puppet beforehand and share it at story time? Heres a template http://mylittlebookcaseforkids.blogspot.com/2010/10/make-your-own-winky-wonky-donkey-puppet.html Have a listen to the Wonky Donkey Song on youtube. Can you sing along?  https://youtu.be/SDeQT9zCvi4 How about play a game of pin the tail on the donkey? All you need is… a picture of a donkey a piece of string or ribbon with some blu tac on the end  And a blind fold  What you do is… Put a blind fold on someone and spin them around (gently) Then see where they pin the tail on the donkey! 

The Cave

Check out Aum and our very hungry wolf on his journey to lure a tasty small creature from out of the Cave. Did the wolf get his tea? Aum  read this colourful tale at 1.30pm Thurday 19 March 2020  You also might want to check out artsy mums website for a whole range of donut themed activities including a very fun looking recycled CD donut craft activity here>>

You're Called What?

  On Friday afternoon at 1.30pm on the 20th March read 'You're called what?" Catch up with the recording and meet the great an all star cast of charaters including Ice Cream Cone Worm, Monkeyface   Prickleback, Pink  Fairy Armadillo read by the rather unexcitedly named Lydia Lings.  Click here for the story>>  Lydia set an activity during the story: Why don’t you have a look online (with the person looking after you) at what these animals look like in real life… The blue footed booby The Tasselled Wobbegong The Secretary Bird Winkle The Bone eating Snot Flower worm The Fried Egg Jelly Fish The Monkey Faced prickleback The Cockapoo The shovel nose Guitar Fish The Pink Fairy Armadillo The Ice Cream Cone Worm And the Aha Ha Wasp Then once you’ve done that why don’t you make up your own interesting creature! - What will you call it?

Online daily stories 1.30pm

  Join the Big Red Bus team online at 1.30pm every week day for songs & stories and to share our best stay at home activities, as we experiment with going online.  Our first story Peace at Last, read by Annie,  follows poor old Daddy Bear and his nocturnal adventure trying to get some sleep in the noisest house in the world! Find us by clicking this link  https://zoom.us/j/541010432 at 1.30pm on Wednesday 18 March- please log on promptly, so we can all say hi before we start the story!