Cross Curricular Connections

 
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Africa Animals Australia Autumn Bears
Buildings Castles Celebrations Chocolate Circus
Clothes Colour Communication Community Countries and Cultures
Day and Night Dinosaurs Explorers and Adventurers Family and Friends Famous People
Farm Fashion Feelings Food Gardens and Parks
Going For Gold Growing Up Holidays In The News India
Invaders And Settlers Journeys Keeping Healthy Material World Me
Minibeasts Myths, Legends and Beliefs Night and Day Oceans and Seas Our World
Paintings, Pictures and Photographs Pets Pirates Plants and Flowers Rainforest
Seaside Seasons Shopping Space Spring
Summer SuperHeroes Time Detectives Toys Transport
Winter Report Writing Materials Guided Reading Resources More useful websites with Free Books Audio Book Stories
Story Cross Curricular Connections - What's Your Story?

Story Cross Curricular Connections – What’s Your Story?

Other useful links:-

 

Africa Cross Curricular Connections

 

4 slave stories

http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/slavery/slave-stories/

 

Jungle Eyes

http://www.rif.org/assets/Documents/readingplanet/ReadAloud_Stories/jungle_eyes.html

 

Hannah’s Surprise PowerPoint

https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/handa-s-surprise-book-power-point-6037825

Amazon Link:Handa’s Surprise (Walker Paperbacks)

 

12 Days of Christmas with African images

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-12-days-of-christmas

Amazon Link: 12 Days of Christmas

 

 

12 dancing princesses

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-twelve-dancing-princesses

Amazon Link: The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Puffin)

 

 

The hunterman and the crocodile -A West African folktale

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/LinkToBook?bookid=dkthntr_00260002&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: The Hunterman and the Crocodile

 

Memories of the Little Elephant

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=amememo_00990001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

Amazon Link: Memories of the Little Elephant

 

Fafi’s sheep

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=kidfafi_01020002&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Nelson Mandela – Fighter for humanity

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=hounels_00460021&lang=English&ilang=English

 

 

Buildings Cross Curricular Connections

Pyramid

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/pyramid

Amazon Link: Pyramid (Eye Wonder)

 

A City Through Time

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-city-through-time

Amazon Link: A City Through Time

 

 

 

Memories of the Little Elephant

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=amememo_00990001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

Amazon Link: Memories of the Little Elephant

 

 


(similar story)

Dark Dark Wood story

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/dark-dark-wood

Amazon Link To Similar Story: In the Dark, Dark Wood (Lift the Flap)

 

Tigers House

http://www.nationwideeducation.co.uk/safety-education/home-safety/students/04-07_being-safe-home/int_storybook_page.php

 

Grandpas Farm

http://www.shuifeng.net/Dic/LittleFox/LittleFoxShow.asp?id=702285481

 

Clothes Cross Curricular Connections

 

Dragon Shirt

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/maxs-dragon-shirt

Amazon Link: Max’s Dragon Shirt: Max & Ruby (Picture Puffin Books)

 

 

 

Story about artist

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wanda-gag

Amazon Link: Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Lived to Draw

 

My favourite clothes

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/my-favourite-clothes

 

Blue Shoe Fable

http://www.fablevision.com/place/library/SHOE/index.html

 

White Socks Only

http://www.storylineonline.net/white-socks-only/

Read by famous Actress (Amber Rose Tamblyn)

Complete with lesson plans

Amazon Link: White Socks Only (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback)

 

Benjamin’s Bowtie

http://www.fablevision.com/place/library/index.html

 

The Hat

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-hat

(Age 0-3)

Amazon Link: The Hat: Board Book

 


(Example of one of the Titles)

Emperor’s New Clothes

http://pbskids.org/lions/stories/ (Only available to US readers)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/subjects/english/hans_christian_andersen/tales/emperors_new_clothes (Audio Version from the BBC)

http://www.storynory.com/2008/06/23/the-emperors-new-clothes/

http://www.astorybeforebed.com/recordings/c19906bf35aed9c9

Link to Amazon.co.uk to buy this book title

Day and Night Cross Curricular Connections

 

Starry Skieshttp://www.wegivebooks.org/books/starry-sky (Age 8-10)

Amazon Links: Starry Sky (DK Readers Level 2) by Hayden, Kate published by Dorling Kindersley (2006)

Sleepy Time Song

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-sleepytime-song (Age 4-7)

 

Moomin and the Moonlight Adventure

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/moomin-and-the-moonlight-adventure (Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Moomin and the Moonlight Adventure

 

When the sun comes up

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/when-the-sun-comes-up-in-tinga-tinga-tales

(Age 0-3)

Cry Baby Moon

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=matcryb_00200029&lang=English&ilang=English

 


(Kindle Version)

The Moon and the Cap

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=nonmoon_01060001&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: The Moon and The Cap

 

Lots of nice Night Time Stories (Limited to the US)

http://pbskids.org/lions/stories/nitetime.html

Amazon Links to Tinga Tinga

When the Sun Comes Up in Tinga Tinga Tales

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/when-the-sun-comes-up-in-tinga-tinga-tales

(age 0-3)

 


When Night Falls in Tinga Tinga Tales

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/when-night-falls-in-tinga-tinga-tales

(age 0-3)

 

Farm Cross Curricular Connections

 

Little Hide and Seek Farm

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/little-hide-and-seek-farm (Age 0-3)

Amazon Link: Little Hide and Seek Farm (Little Hide & Seek)

 

 

 

Eye Wonder: Horse

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/eye-wonder-horse (Age 4-7)

Amazon Link: Horse (Eye Wonder)

 

 

 

 

My First Tractor Board Book

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/my-first-tractor-board-book (0-3)

Amazon Link: My First Tractor Board Book (DK My First Board Books)

 

 

David lives on a Dairy Farm

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=robdavi_00200022&lang=English&ilang=English (Upper KS2)

 

Moo moo brown cow, have you any milk?

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=desmoom_01060012&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Farming Songs from Barefoot books

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr1sQ7kGYlY – A farmers life for me

Amazon Link: A Farmer’s Life for Me

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj_odhwo81s – Driving my tractor

Amazon Link: Driving My Tractor PB w CDEX (Book & Enhanced CD)

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8tHwQ9Qwzk – The Farmyard Jamboree

Amazon Link: Farmyard Jamboree (Book & CD)

 

 

 

Farm animals http://www.magickeys.com/books/farm/page1.html

Farmyard ABC http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___farm_00550015&lang=English&ilang=English

The barn yard chorus http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/musiconstory.asp?themeid=15

The sleepy farmer http://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/page_viewer.asp?page=The+Sleepy+Farmer&pid=160

How big could your pumpkin grow?

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/how-big-could-your-pumpkin-grow (Age 4-7)

Amazon Link: How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?

Going For Gold Cross Curricular Connections

 

Adventures of a Nepali frog

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dixadve_01030001&lang=English&ilang=English
Amazon Link: ADVENTURES OF A NEPALI FROG

 

The Price of Victory

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-price-of-victory
(Age 8-10)

Amazon Link: The Price of Victory (DK Graphic Readers Novels)

 

Look to the Stars (Buzz Aldrin Story)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/look-to-the-stars

(Age 8-10)

Amazon Link: Look to the Stars

 

A Dance Like Starlight

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-dance-like-starlight

(Age 4-7)

Amazon Link: A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream

 

Belinda Begins Ballet
http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/belinda-begins-ballet

(Age 4-7)

Amazon Link: Belinda Begins Ballet

 

You Are A Lion!
http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/you-are-a-lion

(Age 4-7)

Amazon Link: You Are a Lion!: And Other Fun Yoga Poses

 

 

Invaders and Settlers Cross Curricular Connections

Viking Saga from the BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/english/viking_sagas

 

Musical Version of the Viking Saga

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/music/vikings

 

Heroes of Troy – Musical and Story Version

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/music/troy

 

The Terror Trail – Roman Adventure

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-terror-trail

(Age 8- 10)

Amazon Link: The Terror Trail (Graphic Readers Level 4)

 

 

A City Through Time

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-city-through-time
(Age 8-10)

Amazon Link: A City Through Time

Eye Wonder: Viking

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/viking

(Age 8-10)

Viking (Eye Wonder)

 

Norse (VIking) Myths

http://www.storynory.com/category/myths/norse/?order=ASC#

 

Saxon Stories

http://www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Story-Hoard.pdf

Probably good for upper KS2

 

Minibeasts Cross Curricular Connections

Young Explorer range

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/moreissues.html

Fabulous set of lessons – also look at them here – http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/teachers.html
Mini beasts – Buzzy bee and friends http://www.magickeys.com/books/beebf/index.html

Mini beasts – Buzzy bee http://www.magickeys.com/books/bee/index.html

Mini beasts – Buzzy bee’s night out http://www.magickeys.com/books/beenight/index.html

 

Garden Friends

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/garden-friends

(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Garden Friends (DK Readers Level 1)

 

Bug Out! The World’s Creepiest, Crawliest Critters

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/bug-out-the-worlds-creepiest-crawliest-critters

(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Bug Out!: The World’s Creepiest, Crawliest Critters (Penguin Young Readers, L3)

 

Spiders’ Secrets

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/spiders-secrets

(Ages 8-10)

Amazon Link: Spiders’ Secrets (DK Readers Level 3)

 

Incredible Insects Q&A

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/incredible-insects-qanda

(Age 4-7)

Amazon Link: Incredible Insects Q & A

 

Eye Wonder: Bugs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/eye-wonder-bugs

(Age 8-10)

 

Your Book of Bugs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/your-book-of-bugs
(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Eye Wonder: Bugs

Flying, Crawling, Creeping

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/flying-crawling-creeping

(Age 4 – 7)

 

Insect soup Bug poems

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=polinse_01050001&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: Insect Soup: Bug Poems (Rainbow Morning Music Picture Books)

 

The red ladybird

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=kakredl_00500327&lang=English&ilang=English

 

The cheerful cricket and others

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=marchee_00150041&lang=English&ilang=English

 

 

Paintings, Pictures and Photographs Cross Curricular Connections

Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Lived to Draw

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wanda-gag

(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Lived to Draw

 

Sandy’s Circus

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/sandys-circus

(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Sandy’s Circus: A Story about Alexander Calder

 

How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/how-big-could-your-pumpkin-grow

(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?

 

Periwinkle Smith and the Whirly, Twirly Tutu

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/periwinkle-smith-and-the-whirly-twirly-tutu
(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Periwinkle Smith and the Twirly, Whirly Tutu

 

Blue Chicken

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/blue-chicken

(Age 4 – 7)

Blue Chicken

 

Yellowstone Moran

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/yellowstone-moran
(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Yellowstone Moran: Painting the American West

 

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/look-out-kindergarten-here-i-come
(Age 4 – 7)

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come (Picture Puffins)

 

Spots

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/spots
(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Ready Readers, Stage 0/1, Book 43, Spots!, Single Copy

 

Pictures by Dorothy Strait http://www.starfall.com/n/artmusic/strait/load.htm?f

Pictures by Ernie Barnes http://www.starfall.com/n/artmusic/barnes/load.htm?f

Pictures by Georges Seurat http://www.starfall.com/n/artmusic/seurat/load.htm?f

Pictures by Marc Chagall http://www.starfall.com/n/artmusic/chagall/load.htm?f

Pictures by Paul Gauguin http://www.starfall.com/n/artmusic/gauguin/load.htm?f

Pictures by Vincent Van Gogh http://www.starfall.com/n/artmusic/vangogh/load.htm?f

Seaside Cross Curricular Connections

Fisherman Tim http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/razzledazzle/swf/fisherman_tim.swf

Little Joe and the sea http://ey.chinesehelper.cn/gs/200741923417364.swf

New fish on the reef http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/newfish.asp?themeid=22

Crayfishing with grandmother

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bagcray_00200028&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: Crayfishing with Grandmother

Sydney and the sea monster

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=ellsydn_00200007&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Ladybug Girl at the Beach

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/ladybug-girl-at-the-beach
(Age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Ladybug Girl at the Beach

 

DK Readers: Family Vacation

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-family-vacation
(Age 0 – 3)

Amaon Link: Family Vacation (DK Reader – Level Pre1 (Quality))

 

Seaside Adventure Teaching Pack

http://education.scholastic.co.uk/content/6743

(KS1)

 

Adventures of Steven Seagull at the seaside

http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/stevenseagull/atthe/Index.htm

 

Adventures of Steven Seagull in search of treasure

http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/bigbooks/insearchoftreasure/index.html?s=417977c6ed49a3a7ed372350aba3dcda

 

Interactive whiteboard activity: Rescue Story

http://rnli.org/safetyandeducation/teachersandyouthleaders/resources/downloadresources/Pages/IWB-Activity-Rescue-Story.aspx

 

 

Summer Cross Curricular Connections

 

Snowmen All Year

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/snowmen-all-year

(Age 4- 7)

Amazon Link: Snowmen All Year Board Book

 

Wink! The Ninja Who Wanted to Be Noticed

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wink-the-ninja-who-wanted-to-be-noticed
(Age 4- 7)

Amazon Link: Wink: The Ninja Who Wanted to Be Noticed

 

Duck Pond Dip

www.wegivebooks.org/books/duck-pond-dip
(Age 4- 7)

Amazon Link: Duck Pond Dip (DK Readers Pre-Level 1)

 

The Four Seasons of the Year

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-four-seasons-of-the-year

(Age 0 – 3)

 

The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=shaclev_01010002&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: The Clever Boy and the Terrible Dangerous Animal

 

Froggy Goes to Hawaii

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/froggy-goes-to-hawaii
(age 4 – 7)

Winter Cross Curricular Connections

Don’t Worry Bear

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dont-worry-bear
(age 0 – 3)

Don’t Worry Bear

 

The Four Seasons of the Year

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-four-seasons-of-the-year

(age 0 – 3)

 

Little Dog Lost

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/little-dog-lost
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Little Dog Lost: The True Story of a Brave Dog Named Baltic

 

Rabbit’s Snow Dance

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/rabbits-snow-dance
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Rabbit’s Snow Dance: A Traditional Iroquois Story

 

The Three Snow Bears

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-three-snow-bears
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: The Three Snow Bears

 

Nima (This title is in Nepali and is published by Room to Read. )

Let children retell the story in their own language, looking at the pictures

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/nima

(age 4 – 7)

 

Arctic and Antarctic

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/arctic-and-antarctic-
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Artic and Antartic (Eye Wonder)

 

Brave Irene

Written by: William Steig | Read by: Al Gore

http://www.storylineonline.net/brave-irene/

Amazon Link: Brave Irene

 

The Christmas tree ship

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=winchri_00520002&lang=English&ilang=English
(Based on a true story)

Amazon Link: The Christmas Tree Ship

 

CHRISTMAS BOOKS

 

The 12 Days of Christmas – African Style

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-12-days-of-christmas
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: 12 Days of Christmas

 

Snowman at Christmas

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/snowmen-at-christmas
(age 0 – 3)

Amazon Link: Snowmen at Christmas

 

A Most Mizerable Christmas

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-most-mizerable-christmas
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: A Most Mizerable Christmas

 

Angelina’s Christmas

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/angelinas-christmas
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Angelina’s Christmas (Angelina Ballerina)

 

No Room At The Inn

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/no-room-at-the-inn
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: No Room at the Inn: The Nativity Story (All Aboard Reading – Level 2 (Quality))

 

Llama Llama Holiday Drama

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/llama-llama-holiday-drama
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: Llama Llama Holiday Drama

 

A Night in Santa’s Great Big Bag

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-night-in-santas-great-big-bag
(age 4 – 7)

Amazon Link: A Night in Santa’s Great Big Bag

 

Turkey
http://www.starfall.com/n/holiday/turkey/play.htm?f

A visit from Saint Nicholas
http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=moovisi_00150029&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Mrs Claus’s Kitchen

http://www.northpole.com/kitchen/

 

Reindeer barn

http://www.northpole.com/reindeerbarn/

 

Nativity Story

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Christmas/NativityStory.aspx

 

A Christmas Journey

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wilchri_00940088&lang=English&ilang=English
(Age 6 – 9)

Amazon Link: A Christmas Journey

 

 

 

Animals Cross Curricular Connections

Animals – Great link to all you need! http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/preschool.asp?themeID=6

 

Young Explorer range

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/moreissues.html

Fabulous set of lessons – also look at them here – http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/teachers.html

 

Lets look at baby animals
http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/lets-look-baby-animals
(Age 0-3)

 

The lost cygnet
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/lost/bklost.html

Animals that you can see at the zoo
http://www.magickeys.com/books/zoo/index.html

Banana’s for lunch
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/lunch.asp?themeid=1

Benty
http://www.fablevision.com/place/library/telefables/benty.html

The Dog and his bone
http://www.starfall.com/n/comics/dog-and-bone/load.htm?f

Kitty wants a box
http://www.magickeys.com/books/kitty/index.html

The Rabbit’s gift
http://pbskids.org/lions/stories.html

Me and my cat
http://www.storylineonline.net/me-and-my-cat/

Morris’ special day
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/morrispecialday.asp?themeid=6

Nobody’s dog
http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=andnobo_00380043&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: Nobody’s dog

Penguin party
http://www.lil-fingers.com/penguin/index.php

Pond web
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/chiuniweb/bksp.html

Round bird can’t fly
http://www.magickeys.com/books/roundbrd/15.html

Sebastian Swan’s story
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/sounds/bksound.html

Sebastian’s rhyme
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/rhyme/bkrhyme.html

The perfect pet
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/petsonstory.asp

The swan story
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/swan/bksw.html

The yellow gorilla
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/gorillaonstory.asp?themeid=14

Whose cat is that?
http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=choshsc_00280002&lang=English&ilang=English

Sebastian’s waddle
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/spring/bksp.html

The square book of animals
http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=nicsqua_00150053&lang=English&ilang=English

The hunterman and the crocodile
http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dkthntr_00260002&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: The Hunterman and the Crocodile

 

Loads of more great books about animals

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&search[text_search]=animals&commit=Search

 

Castles Cross Curricular Connections

A City Through Time

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-city-through-time

(Age 8 – 10)

Amazon Link: A City Through Time

 

Disney Princesses (For the Castles)

Ariel’s Story – http://princess.disney.com/ariels-story

Cinderella – http://princess.disney.com/cinderella

Belle – http://princess.disney.com/belle

Rapunzel – http://princess.disney.com/rapunzel

Snow White – http://princess.disney.com/snow-white

Mulan – http://princess.disney.com/mulan

Auroa – http://princess.disney.com/aurora

Jasmine – http://princess.disney.com/jasmine

Tiana – http://princess.disney.com/tiana

Merida – http://princess.disney.com/merida

Pocahontas – http://princess.disney.com/pocahontas

 

The Princess and the dragon

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-princess-and-the-dragon

 

Jack and the Beanstalk

http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/fairytale2/jack/Jackactivities/contentspage.htm

(R. Yr 1 Yr2 Term 2) + Plus lots of teaching activities

 

Cinderella

http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/fairytale2/cinderella/contents.htm

Traditional Stories

(R yr1 yr2 Term 2) + Plus lots of teaching activities

 

Sleeping Beauty

http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/fairytale2/sleeping/contents.htm

(Year 1/2 Term 2) + Plus lots of teaching activities

 

The quiltmaker’s gift

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=brmqltm_00260001&lang=English&ilang=English

(My personal Favourite!)

Amazon Link: The Quiltmaker’s Gift

 

 

Colour Cross Curricular Connections

Colour the rainbow http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/colorstory.asp
colours http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=chatell_01060089&lang=English&ilang=English

One colour day http://www.etyyy.com/flash/story/004.swf

 

Colors (American book)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/colors

(Age 0-3)

Amazon Link: My Little Carry Book Colours

 

Baby: Colors!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-colors

(Age 0-3)

Amazon Link: Baby Colours! (Chunky Baby)

 

Skippyjon Jones: Color Crazy

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/skippyjon-jones-color-crazy

(Age 0-3)

Amazon Link: Skippyjon Jones: Color Crazy by: Judith Byron Schachner

 

Blue Chicken

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/blue-chicken

(age 4 – 7)

Blue Chicken

 

Colours in my poems

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=coloure_00500071&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Dinosaurs Cross Curricular Connections

Dinosaur Dig

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/dinosaur-dig

 

Dinosaurs I have known A dinosaur book for kids and adults

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=poldino_01050005&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: DINOSAURS I HAVE KNOWN: A Dinosaur Book for Kids and Adults

 

Tyrone and the swamp gang

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wiltyro_00940027&lang=English&ilang=English

Amazon Link: Tyrone and the Swamp Gang

 

Tyrone the double dirty rotten cheater

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wildoub_00940174&lang=English&ilang=English

 

A little less noise

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=pollitt_01050009&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Meet the Dinosaurs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/meet-the-dinosaurs

(age 4 – 7)

 

The Big Dinosaur Dig

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-big-dinosaur-dig

(age 4 – 7)

 

Let’s Look: Dinosaurs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/lets-look-dinosaurs

(Age 0-3)

 

The Mine-O-Saur

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-mine-o-saur

(age 4 – 7)

 

Dinosaurs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dinosaurs

(age 4 – 7)

 

DK Readers: Dinosaur Detectives

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-dinosaur-detectives

(age 8 – 10)

Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/skippyjon-jones-and-the-big-bones

(age 4 – 7)

 

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dangerous-dinosaurs-qanda

(age 8 – 10)

 

Reptiles

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/reptiles

(age 8 – 10)

 

Maxed Out! Gigantic Creatures from the Past

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/maxed-out-gigantic-creatures-from-the-past

(age 4 – 7)

 

Dinosaur’s Day

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dinosaurs-day

(age 8 – 10)

 

Hide and Seek Animals

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/hide-and-seek-animals

(age 4 – 7)

 

 

Fashion Cross Curricular Connections

 

Max’s Dragon Shirt

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/maxs-dragon-shirt

(age 4 – 7)

 

The Snake Who Wants to Buy a Shoe (Not written in English but nice pictures)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-snake-who-wants-to-buy-a-shoe

(age 4 – 7)

 

The Hat

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-hat

(Age 0-3)

 

Red Boots

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-max—red-boots

(Age 0-3)

 

Emperor’s New Clothes

http://www.astorybeforebed.com/books/5-the-emperors-new-clothes-by-patrick-allison-and-nicole-rayburn

 

My Favourite Clothes

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/my-favourite-clothes

 

Don’t put your trousers on your head

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/songs/dont-put-your-trousers-your-head

(Funny song but you can pause it to read the words)

 

Cat in boots

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=uracati_00900176&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Growing Up Cross Curricular Connections

Our New Baby

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/our-new-baby

(Age 0-3)

 

Fungooms – A new baby

http://www.fungooms.com/Read/BeenyBook/Pages1-2.htm

 

My Mother is So Smart

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/my-mother-is-so-smart

(Age 4-7)

Watch me grow: Ape

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/watch-me-grow-ape

(age 4 – 7)

 

(If you like this title – you will love this link – http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&search[text_search]=growing&commit=Search )

 

Growing Up Poems

http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poems/family/growing-up/

 

Human Body

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/human-body

(age 8 – 10)

 

Also nice visual resources at TopicBox

http://topicbox.net/science/life_life_cycles/

 

Some great books for children about growing up from http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/eBooks/

Laptop Letters

http://en.calameo.com/read/001602666f92246811254

 

Words I wish someone had said.

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/_downloads/eBooks/Words-I-Wish-Someone-Had-Said.pdf

 

Journeys

Journeys Cross Curricular Connections

 

Bodmins Adventure

http://www.fungooms.com/Read/BodminBook/Pages1-2.htm

(Age 0-3)

 

DK Readers: Journey of a Pioneer

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-journey-of-a-pioneer

(age 4 – 7)

 

Wagon Train Adventure

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wagon-train-adventure

(age 8 – 10)

 

Zak the Yak

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/zak-the-yak

(age 8 – 10)

 

Yellowstone Moran

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/yellowstone-moran

(age 4 – 7)

 

Explorer

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/explorer

(age 4 – 7)

 

The birds who flew beyond time

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=barbird_00820001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

A Christmas Journey

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wilchri_00940088&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

The amazing adventures of Equiano

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=vysamzg_00130005&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Dot and the kangaroo (Book published in the 1920’s)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dotandk_00410004&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Memories of the Little Elephant

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=amememo_00990001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Twinklinka

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=sootwin_00840013&lang=English&ilang=English
(Age 6 – 9)

 

The voyage of the animal orchestra

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-voyage-the-animal-orchestra

Myths, Legends and Beliefs Cross Curricular Connections

My first stop would always be the BBC School Radio Site

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio

 

Then look in TopicBox

http://topicbox.net/english/text_fables_myths_and_legends/

 

Celtic tales

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=chicelt_00150014&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Legends of the Maori

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___lege_00200010&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Weaving earth and sky – Myths and legends of Aotearoa – Six traditional Maori tales

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=sulweav_00200008&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Cordillera tales – a collection of tales about the different tribes in Cordillera and the myths of the tribal people of the Mountain Provinces.

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=carcord_00370041&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Norse (Viking) Myths

http://www.storynory.com/category/myths/norse/?order=ASC#

 

Saxon Stories

http://www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Story-Hoard.pdf

Probably good for upper KS2

 

Stone Legends

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dasston_00730002&lang=English&ilang=English

 

 

Lots more Greek Myths

 

Sun flight

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=mcdsnfl_00080001&lang=English&ilang=English

 

The story of Perseus

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=valstor_00750021&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

The story of Pegasus

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=valstor_00750020&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Greek Myths

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-greek-myths

(Age 4 – 7)

 

Pegasus http://www.starfall.com/n/greek-myths/pegasus/load.htm?f

The maze http://www.starfall.com/n/greek-myths/the-maze/load.htm?f

The Midas touch http://www.starfall.com/n/greek-myths/midas-touch/load.htm?f

The woman runner http://www.starfall.com/n/greek-myths/woman-runner/load.htm?f

The wooden horse http://www.starfall.com/n/greek-myths/wooden-horse/load.htm?f

Wings http://www.starfall.com/n/greek-myths/wings/load.htm?f

 

Mythical creatures

 

Flower fairy story http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/storycircle/cbeebiesstories/index.shtml?cbeebies7

The painting elves http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/storycircle/cbeebiesstories/index.shtml?cbeebies3

 

 

Pets Cross Curricular Connections

Lots of lovely stories about different pets, read by professional readers.

http://www.storylineonline.net/

 

Whirikoki and his seal

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=clawhir_00200040&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Baby: Pets!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-pets

(Age 0-3)

 

Hide and Seek Animals

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/hide-and-seek-animals

(Age 4 – 7)

 

My Cat

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/my-cat

(Age 4 – 7)

 

Little Dog Lost

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/little-dog-lost

(Age 4 – 7)

 

Spot Saves The Day

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/spot-saves-the-day

(Age 4 – 7)

 

The no tail cat

http://www.starfall.com/n/fiction-nonfiction/no-tail-cat/load.htm?f

(Earliest Readers)

Mr Bunny’s carrot soup

http://www.starfall.com/n/folk-tales/carrot-soup/load.htm?f

 

The Perfect Pet

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/petsonstory.asp

 

(Lesson plan for this book – http://www.first-school.ws/activities/occasions/petcare.htm )

 

The Animal Shelter

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-animal-shelter

 

Seasons Cross Curricular Connections

 

Deep spring

http://www.fablevision.com/place/library/telefables/deep_spring.html

In the autumn

http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/autumn/bkau.html

The 10 little snow men

http://www.starfall.com/n/holiday/snowman/load.htm?f&n=main

The sun and the wind

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/subjects/english/aesops_fables/1-8/north_wind_and_sun

 

The Four Seasons

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-four-seasons-of-the-year

(Age 0-3)

 

The four seasons, or, Spring, summer, autumn, and winter (written in 1837)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___four_00870227&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Seya’s song

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=hirseya_00640002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Vayu, the wind

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/LinkToBook?bookid=paivayu_01060110&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Carib breeze

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wtfcrbr_00130003&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

The cold planet

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-cold-planet

 

SuperHeroes Cross Curricular Connections

Superhero High

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/superhero-high

 

SpyCat

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/spycat

 

The Hero Who Was Going To Save the World

http://freestoriesforkids.com/children/stories-and-tales/hero-who-was-going-save-world

(Best for upper KS2)

 

A time for Evron

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=smitime_00630001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Best for upper KS2 or older)

 

 

Report Writing Materials

 

Australia Cross Curricular Connections

 

DK Readers: Outback Adventures – Australian Holidays

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-outback-adventures

(Age 4-7)

 

 

Penny finds a family

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/penny-finds-a-family

(Age 4-7)

How the platypus got his shape

http://www.springboardstories.co.uk/look-inside/issue1

 

A book for kids (Written in 1920s Australia)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bookofk_00410003&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Dot and the kangaroo (from 1920s)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dotandk_00410004&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

12 beautifully animated Australian stories

http://www.abc.net.au/dustechoes/

(Come complete with original story and teach notes)

 

Bunnyips Stories

http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/37310/20081022-1214/www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/bunyips/html-site/index-html.html

Great Upper KS2 stories

 

 

 

 

Celebrations Cross Curricular Connections

 

My Mother is So Smart

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/my-mother-is-so-smart

(Age 4-7)

Snow men all year

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/snowmen-all-year

 

(Age 4-7)

 

Baby Max – Birthday

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-max—birthday

(Age 0-3)

 

Bunny Money

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/bunny-money

(Age 4-7)

 

Bunny Party

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/bunny-party

(Age 4-7)

 

Big Red Lollipop

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/big-red-lollipop

(Age 4-7)

 

Not Your Typical Dragon

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/not-your-typical-dragon

(Age 4-7)

 

Caterina and the Perfect Party

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/caterina-and-the-perfect-party

(Age 4-7)

 

 

(Also see Christmas books)

 

Communication Cross Curricular Connections

Baby Signs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-signs

(Age 0-3)

 

These books are all about communication – http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/eBooks/

 

Who Was Dr. Seuss?

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/who-was-dr-seuss

(Age 8-10)

(Comes with reading activities)

 

Sound Across the Wires

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/sound-across-the-wires

(Age 8-10)

 

Alice loses her voice

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/alice-loses-her-voice

(Age 4-7)

 

Waldo’s Christmas surprise

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wilwald_00940118&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6 – 9)

 

Subtitled talks on communication (58 TED talks)

https://www.ted.com/topics/communication

(Good for upper KS2 and teacher research)

 

 

Explorers and Adventurers Cross Curricular Connections

Women explorers

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/women-explorers

(Age 8-10)

 

Explorer

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/explorer

(Age 4-7)

 

100 People Who Made History

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/100-people-who-made-history

(Age 4-7)

 

Viking

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/viking

(Age 8-10)

 

Yellowstone Moran

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/yellowstone-moran

(Age 4-7)

 

Hallie Leaves Home

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/hallie-leaves-home

(Age 4-7)

 

Explore Western Europe – A travel activity book

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bibiwes_00440001&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Young Explorer range

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/moreissues.html

Fabulous set of lessons – also look at them here – http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/teachers.html

 

Lots of fabulous online big books about explorers –

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/14217022/Early-Explorers

(You can buy them but you can look at them all for free online.)

 

Exploring Aliens

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/15348932/EXPLORERS-ALIENS

 

Arctic and Antarctic

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/arctic-and-antarctic-

(age 4 – 7)

 

Feelings Cross Curricular Connections

A Blue Monster

http://www.fungooms.com/Read/PolperroBook/Pages1-2.htm

(Age 0-3)

 

A very helpful little boy http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/bigbooks/helpfulboy/

Brave Irene http://www.storylineonline.net/brave-irene/

I can do it http://www.starfall.com/n/fiction-nonfiction/icandoit/load.htm?f

Not too little to help http://www.starfall.com/n/fiction-nonfiction/not-too-little/load.htm?f

The boy who cried wolf http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/subjects/english/aesops_fables/33-40/boy_who_cried_wolf

When Sophie gets angry–really, really angry http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bngwhns_00260007&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Packy & Frip. A Country Mouse and a City Mouse

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/packy-and-frip-a-country-mouse-and-a-city-mouse

(age 4 – 7)

 

Not sleepy

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/17910708/Not-Sleepy

 

Nuts

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/nuts

(age 4 – 7)

 

I have many feelings

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/16678482/I-Have-Many-Feelings-

 

Mum looks sad I wonder Why?

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/9192772/Mum-looks-sad-I-wonder-Why-

 

My Emotions

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/6225872/My-Emotions

 

Ciconia Ciconia – White Stork

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=baucico_00040009&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Sandosenang kuya = A dozen brothers

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=molsand_00370010&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

The hunterman and the crocodile – A West African folktale

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dkthntr_00260002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Daniel’s ride

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=prydnlr_00180001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

The Blue Sky

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=husblsk_00040002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Harlem

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=myrhrlm_00260006&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Ang alamat ng ampalaya = The legend of the bitter gourd

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=rivanga_00370015&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Ang itim na kuting = The black kitten

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=vizangi_00370014&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Whirikoki and his seal

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=clawhir_00200040&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Holidays Cross Curricular Connections

Winter Holidays

Angelina’s Christmas

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/angelinas-christmas

(age 4 – 7)

 

Pardon That Turkey

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/pardon-that-turkey

(Age 8-10)

 

Frosty The Snowman

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/frosty-the-snowman

(Age 0-3)

 

No room at the inn

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/no-room-at-the-inn

(age 4 – 7)

 

Llama Llama Holiday Drama

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/llama-llama-holiday-drama

(age 4 – 7)

 

A Most Mizerable Christmas

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-most-mizerable-christmas

(age 4 – 7)

 

Summer Holidays

DK Readers: Family Vacation

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-family-vacation

(Age 0-3)

 

The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal = El muchachito listo y el terrible y peligrose animal

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=shaclev_01010002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Keeping Healthy Buildings Cross Curricular Connections

Holding hands www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ey/english/holding_hands/index.htm

Time to fight a fire http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/timetofightafire.asp?themeid=21

Tommy Zoom Stories – http://www.cbeebies.com/australia/tommy-zoom

 

I will not take a bath http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/bathonstory.asp?themeid=8

 

Visiting the Doctor

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/visiting-the-doctor

(Age 0-3)

 

I’m too ill

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/im-too-ill

 

The story of quinine

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-story-quinine

 

Buzz and Bob’s big adventure

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/buzz-and-bobs-big-adventure

 

The magic spell

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-magic-spell

 

My nose

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymina_01040012&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

My Eyes

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymiso_01040013&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

My Ears

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymiso_01040010&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

My Hands

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymism_01040009&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

The adventurous face

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=asladve_00500112&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

Letters to the First Lady

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___lett_01100001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

Listen to my body

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=nonlist_01060059&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

Night and Day Cross Curricular Connections

 

Day and Night

Starry Skies

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/starry-sky/reader (Age 8-10)

 

Sleepy Time Song

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-sleepytime-song/reader (Age 4-7)

 

Moomin and the Moonlit Adventure

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/moomin-and-the-moonlight-adventure/reader (Age 4 – 7)

 

When the sun comes up

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/when-the-sun-comes-up-in-tinga-tinga-tales

(Age 0-3)

 

Cry Baby Moon

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=matcryb_00200029&lang=English&ilang=English

 

The Moon and the Cap

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=nonmoon_01060001&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Lots of nice Night Time Stories (Limited to the US)

http://pbskids.org/lions/stories/nitetime.html

 

Four eyes

Another Payah adventure

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=limfour_00800002&lang=English&ilang=English

 

 

Pirates Cross Curricular Connections

Beantime Stories

http://www.meddybemps.com/5.1.html

 

Instruments of Death

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/instruments-of-death

(Age 8-10)

 

My Dress Up Box

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/my-dress-up-box

(Age 4-7)

 

Waldo and the desert island adventure

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wilwald_00940145&lang=English&ilang=English

 

The Brave Monkey Pirate

http://www.magickeys.com/books/bravemonkey/index.html

 

Pirate’s Treasure

http://www.magickeys.com/books/pirate/index.html

 

Shopping Cross Curricular Connections

Llama Llama Mad at Mama

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/llama-llama-mad-at-mama

(Age 4-7)

 

Baby Max – Shopping

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-max—shopping

(Age 0-3)

 

The Best of Things (Written in Nepalese) – lovely pictures

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-best-of-things

(Age 4-7)

 

Llama Llama Holiday Drama

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/llama-llama-holiday-drama

(Age 4-7)

 

Fix it, Fox

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/fix-it-fox

(Age 4-7)

 

The wonders of a toy shop – 200 year old book

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=prewond_00150090&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Twinklinka

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=sootwin_00840013&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Going to market

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tengoin_01060028&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Going downtown and other rhymes

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=chogndw_00280001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

It takes a village

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=flttksv_00260003&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

 

Time Detectives Cross Curricular Connections

History Dudes: Ancient Egyptians

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/history-dudes-ancient-egyptians

(Age 8-10)

 

First look here – lots of History Topics – http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/search?search[genre]=History

 

100 People Who Made History

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/100-people-who-made-history

(Age 4-7)

 

A City Through Time

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-city-through-time

(Age 8-10)

 

A Street Through Time

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-street-through-time

(Age 8-10)

 

 

Secrets of the Mummies

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/secrets-of-the-mummies

(Age 8-10)

 

History Dudes: Ancient Egyptians

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/history-dudes-ancient-egyptians

(Age 8-10)

 

Hands Around the Library – Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/hands-around-the-library

(Age 4-7)

 

The Terror Trail – Romans

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-terror-trail

(Age 8-10)

 

DK Readers: Greek Myths

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-greek-myths

(Age 4-7)

 

Travel by land, sea and air

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dbrtbld_00130011&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Sights and scenes of Singapore

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tansgts_00280005&lang=English&ilang=English

 

 

Guided Reading Resources

 

Autumn Cross Curricular Connections

Loads of stories about Autumn

http://www.bedtymetales.com/autumn-stories/

 

The four seasons, or, Spring, summer, autumn, and winter (Written in 1837)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___four_00870227&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Autumn activities

http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/autumn/

 

Fungooms – Wrong types of leaves

http://www.fungooms.com/Read/LooeBook/Pages1-2.htm

(Age 0-5)

 

ABC’s of Autumn Leaves

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/12293342/ABC-s-of-Autumn-s-Leaves

(Age 0-5)

 

Autumn Leaves

http://www.myonlinereading.com/autumn-leaves.php

(Age 6-7)

 

Why do leaves change colour?

http://www.mightybook.com/MightyBook_free/pexi/leaves.html

 

Online Audio Stories include some about Autumn

http://www.onlineaudiostories.com/category/all_stories/audio_stories/

 

The lazy bear

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-lazy-bear

 

Chocolate Cross Curricular Connections

 

Max’s Chocolate Chicken

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/maxs-chocolate-chicken

(Age 4-7)

 

A Giant Crush

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-giant-crush

(Age 4-7)

 

Fun and Nonsense

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bonfunn_00150073&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Hot Chocolate

http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/1152924/Hot-Chocolate

KS1

 

The Monkey who loved chocolate

http://www.storynory.com/2008/03/03/the-monkey-who-loved-chocolate/

KS1 and KS2 – Has audio version, ready to download as well.

 

Chocolate Cake Poem

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zh43cdm

KS1 and KS2

 

Chocolate Tears

http://freestoriesforkids.com/children/stories-and-tales/chocolate-tears

(Rather a lot of adverts)

(Good for readers with a reading age of 7-9)

 

Community Cross Curricular Connections

School Days Around the World

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/school-days-around-the-world

(age 4-7)

 

Who Was Rosa Parks?

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/who-was-rosa-parks

(age 8-10)

 

The Song of Francis

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-song-of-francis

(Age 4-7)

 

Bad Apple

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-bad-apple

(Age 4-7)

 

It takes a village

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=flttksv_00260003&lang=English&ilang=English

(Also available on Amazon)

(Good For KS1 and KS2)

 

I am a magician

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=ghaamam_00500317&lang=English&ilang=English

KS2 (Age 6-9)

 

Tyrone and the swamp gang

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wiltyro_00940027&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Available on Amazon

 

Taming the taniwha

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tiptami_00200044&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Available on Amazon

 

No Room at the Inn

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/no-room-at-the-inn

(Age 4-7)

 

DK Readers: Family Vacation

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-family-vacation

(Age 0-3)

 

 

Family and Friends Cross Curricular Connections

 

Penny Finds a family

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/penny-finds-a-family

(Age 4-7)

 

DK Readers: Family Vacation

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-family-vacation

(Age 0-3)

 

Our new baby

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/our-new-baby

(Age 0-3)

 

My Mother is So Smart

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/my-mother-is-so-smart

(Age 4-7)

 

 

Mommy Loves Me

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/mommy-loves-me-

(Age 0-3)

 

DK Preschool: Mommy Loves Me

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/mommy-loves-me

(Age 0-3)

 

Regards to the Man in the Moon

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/regards-to-the-man-in-the-moon

(Age 4-7)

 

Surprise Soup

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/surprise-soup

(Age 4-7)

 

The Other Wolf

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-other-wolf

(Age 4-7)

 

It’s Amma’s birthday tomorrow

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=sooitsa_00840012&lang=English&ilang=English

 

The blue sky

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=husblsk_00040002&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Going to market

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tengoin_01060028&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Papel de Liha = Sandpaper

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=rempape_00370013&lang=English&ilang=English

Also available in Amazon

 

Bakit Matagal ang Sundo Ko? = Why is my Mommy late?

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=canbaki_00370024&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Sandosenang kuya = A dozen brothers

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=molsand_00370010&lang=English&ilang=English

 

The giant mushroom

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=soogian_00840010&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Six silver stars

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dassixs_00900126&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Crayfishing with grandmother

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bagcray_00200028&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Going to buy a book

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bangoin_01060024&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Si Pitong, noong panahon ng mga Hapon = Pitong, during the Japanese occupation

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=rivsipi_00370035&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Going to a wedding

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bangoin_01060032&lang=English&ilang=English

 

Grandpa Fish and the radio

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=gowgran_01060036&lang=English&ilang=English

 

 

Different nice family stories

http://www.storylineonline.net/

 

Food Cross Curricular Connections

Bananas for lunch

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/lunch.asp

Buzzy Bee’s picnic

http://www.magickeys.com/books/beepicnic/index.html

Harvest time

https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/powerpoint-story–pip-at-harvest-6024821

Pumpkin

http://www.starfall.com/n/holiday/halloween/load.htm?f&n=main

The missing apples –

http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/bigbooks/groovyg/index2.html

A.B.C. of the apple pie

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___abco_00870529&lang=English&ilang=English

 

A apple pie (The letters I and J were often used interchangeably when this book was written so there is no page for the letter I.)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=greappl_00150034&lang=English&ilang=English

 

The farm visit

http://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/sheet.aspx?siteId=14§ionId=100&contentId=434

(Comes as a PowerPoint, complete with lots of teaching resources)

 

It takes a village

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=flttksv_00260003&lang=English&ilang=English

Also on Amazon

In

In The News Cross Curricular Connections

Weather

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/weather

(Age 8 – 10)

 

Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-earthquakes-and-other-natural-disasters

(Age 8 – 10)

 

DK Readers: Twisters!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-twisters

(Age 4-7)

 

Sample News for Primary School Children

http://www.firstnews.co.uk/forschools/samples

 

Lessons and stories for KS2 in the news

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/language/wordsinthenews/

 

Weekly news stories for lower level English achievers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish

 

Behind the news – for kids

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/

 

Drama using classic literature

http://www.live.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/drama

 

 

 

Material World Cross Curricular Connections

Evergreen = سروناز

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=kasever_00500250&lang=English&ilang=English

 

A little less noise

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=pollitt_01050009&lang=English&ilang=English

Also available in Barnes and Noble

 

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/11757

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26286 (Audio version)

 

List what different materials they can see in these stories

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/find-a-book/library-page#

 

Dark Dark wood

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/dark-dark-wood

 

Trees that wood.

http://www.indianchild.com/trees_that_wood.htm

(only text – so good for upper KS2)

 

The Three Little Pigs

http://www.literactive.com/Download/live.asp?swf=story_files/three_little_pigs_US.swf

(Good to discuss materials used)

 

 

 

Oceans and Seas Cross Curricular Connections

Life in the Ocean

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/life-in-the-ocean

(Age 4-7)

 

Ladybug Girl at the Beach

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/ladybug-girl-at-the-beach

(Age 4-7)

 

Turtles & Tortoises

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/turtles-and-tortoises

(Age 8-10)

 

Watch Me Grow: Turtle

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/watch-me-grow-turtle

(Age 4-7)

 

Sea Creatures

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/sea-creatures

(Age 4-7)

 

Freak Out! Animals Beyond Your Wildest Imagination

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/freak-out-animals-beyond-your-wildest-imagination

(Age 4-7)

 

Shark Attack!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/shark-attack

(Age 4-7)

 

Eye Wonder: Whales and Dolphins

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/whales-and-dolphins

(Age 4-7)

 

Hide and Seek Animals

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/hide-and-seek-animals

(Age 4-7)

 

DK Readers: Fishy Tales

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-fishy-tales

(Age 0-3)

 

What We Saw at the Seashore

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/what-we-saw-at-the-seashore

(Age 8-10)

 

The shark god

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=mrtshrk_00260010&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Also available in Amazon

 

Sydney and the sea monster

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=ellsydn_00200007&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Travel by land, sea and air

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dbrtbld_00130011&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Yamata no orochi (This Japanese tale tells the story of a fairy, guardian of the sea, who encounters an eight-headed serpent.)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=chayama_00870527&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Cry-baby moon

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=matcryb_00200029&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Also available in Amazon

 

Mermellissa

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=soomerm_00840001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

The Christmas tree ship

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=winchri_00520002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Also available in Amazon

 

Plants and Flowers Cross Curricular Connections

Forest

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/forest

(Age 8-10)

 

24 Hours: Rain Forest

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/24-hours-rain-forest

(Age 8-10)

 

Rainforest

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/rain-forest

(Age 8-10)

 

Wonder Bear

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wonder-bear

(Age 4-7)

 

Homes Around the World

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/homes-around-the-world

(Age 4-7)

 

The good seed

http://shortstoriesshort.com/story/the-good-seed/
– Youtube version – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OXhvuMMbOI
The lucky seed

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-lucky-seed

 

Jack and the Beanstalk

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/jack-and-the-beanstalk

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/english/jack_and_the_giant_beanstalk – Longer, animated version

 

Mrs. McGinty and the bizarre plant

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bismcgi_00200027&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

Also available on Amazon

 

The puriri tree

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tawpuri_00200043&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

(Also available in Barnes and Noble)

 

Sione’s talo

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=nlssnst_00270004&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

 

Ang alamat ng ampalaya = The legend of the bitter gourd

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=rivanga_00370015&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

(Also available in Amazon)

 

The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal = El muchachito listo y el terrible y peligrose animal

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=shaclev_01010002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

(Also available in Amazon)

 

Daffodeelia

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=soodaff_00840008&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

 

Little wild flower and Elarhu the clown

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=rojlitt_00510063&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

 

The Christmas tree ship

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=winchri_00520002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

(Also available in Amazon)

 

Evergreen = سروناز

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=kasever_00500250&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

 

Kato Clever and the big trouble

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=ohrkato_01060052&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1)

 

Space Cross Curricular Connections

 

The rocket book

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=newrock_00150085&lang=English&ilang=English
(Age 6-9)
Moon trip part 1

http://www.starfall.com/n/comics/skaterdog-moon-1/load.htm?f

Moon trip part 2

http://www.starfall.com/n/comics/skaterdog-moon-2/load.htm?f

 

The flying train

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=sootrai_00840003&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1)

 

Look to the Stars

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/look-to-the-stars

(Age 8-10)

 

The Flying Ruler

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-flying-ruler

(age 4-7)

 

Regards to the Man in the Moon

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/regards-to-the-man-in-the-moon

(Age 4-7)

 

Moon Stories

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/moon-stories

(Age 8-10)

 

Cry-baby moon

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=matcryb_00200029&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

Also available in Amazon

 

The moon and the cap

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=nonmoon_01060001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1 and KS2)

 

Estrellita, the little wishing star

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tobestr_00370016&lang=English&ilang=English

(age 6-9)

 

 

 

Toys Cross Curricular Connections

 

6 little teddy bears http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/6teddys.asp

The wonders of a toy shop (very old book) http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=prewond_00150090&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-5)

 

The twelve magic changelings

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=gletwel_00150070&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-5)

 

Emirosy

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=sooemir_00840005&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-5)

 

Baby Max – Clean-Up Time!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-max—clean-up-time

(Age 0-3)

 

Bunny Party

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/bunny-party

(Age 4-7)

 

The Mine-O-Saur

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-mine-o-saur

(Age 4-7)

 

A Night in Santa’s Great Big Bag

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-night-in-santas-great-big-bag

(Age 4-7)

 

 

Thinking Hat Teaching Resources

 

Bears Cross Curricular Connections

Goldilocks and the three bears

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/snapdragon/yesflash/story.htm

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears

 

The lazy bear

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-lazy-bear

 

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears

(Age 4-7)

 

The Three Snow Bears

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-three-snow-bears

(Age 4-7)

 

Don’t Worry Bear

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dont-worry-bear

(age 0-3)

 

Wonder Bear

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wonder-bear

(Age 4-7)

 

Good Luck Bear

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/good-luck-bear

(age 0-3)

 

The Mitten

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-mitten

(Age 4-7)

 

Not your typical dragon (involved teddy bears)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/not-your-typical-dragon

(Age 4-7)

 

Teddy’s Adventure

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/teddy%E2%80%99s-adventure

 

Where’s the bear? http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=gtywtbr_00090001&lang=English&ilang=English

Also available in Amazon

 

Totally bored Boris!

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=wiltota_00940131&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Also available in Amazon

 

Little Bear at work and at play

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=foxlitt_00150005&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Denslow’s three bears

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=denthre_00150032&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

The trouble with Ben

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=poltrou_01050002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Also available in Amazon

 

The tale of Shiro boy

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=uratale_00900178&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Circus Cross Curricular Connections

The circus procession (1898)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___circ_00150089&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

Little wild flower and Elarhu the clown

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=rojlitt_00510063&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

Sandy’s Circus

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/sandys-circus

(age 4-7)

 

Doug-Dennis and the Flyaway Fib

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/doug-dennis-and-the-flyaway-fib

(age 4-7)

 

I couldn’t believe my eyes!

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/i-couldnt-believe-my-eyes

 

Circus Escape

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/circus-escape

 

My Circus story

http://www.circus-starr.org.uk/our-work/our-schools/free-resources/

 

Countries and Cultures Cross Curricular Connections

 

24 Hours: Desert

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/24-hours-desert

(age 8-10)

 

24 Hours: Mountain

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/24-hours-mountain

(age 8-10)

 

24 Hours: Rain Forest

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/24-hours-rain-forest

(age 8-10)

 

Sights and scenes of Singapore

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tansgts_00280005&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Arctic and Antarctic

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/arctic-and-antarctic-

(age 4-7)

 

Explore Western Europe A travel activity book

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=bibiwes_00440001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

Also available in Amazon

 

Come with us to Budapest!

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=nyucome_00740023&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Going to market

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tengoin_01060028&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Free at Last!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/free-at-last

(Age 8-10)

 

A is for America

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/a-is-for-america

(age 4-7)

 

The 12 Days of Christmas – images from Africa

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-12-days-of-christmas

(age 4-7)

 

School Days Around the World

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/school-days-around-the-world

(age 4-7)

 

Homes Around the World

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/homes-around-the-world

(age 4-7)

 

Pyramid

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/pyramid

(age 4-7)

 

DK Readers: Welcome to China

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-welcome-to-china

(Age 8-10)

 

Harlem

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=myrhrlm_00260006&lang=English&ilang=English

(age 6-9)

Also available on Amazon

 

It takes a village

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=flttksv_00260003&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Famous People Cross Curricular Connections

 

Explorer

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/explorer

(age 4-7)

 

DK Readers: Pocahontas

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-pocahontas

(age 4-7)

 

Back of the Bus

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/back-of-the-bus

(age 4-7)

 

Who Was Rosa Parks?

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/who-was-rosa-parks

(Age 8-10)

 

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Became a local hero)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-boy-who-harnessed-the-wind

(Age 8-10)

(also be sure to check out these links about him – http://www.ted.com/speakers/william_kamkwamba )

http://www.ted.com/talks/william_kamkwamba_how_i_harnessed_the_wind?language=en

 

Free at Last! The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/free-at-last

(Age 8-10)

 

Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Lived to Draw

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wanda-gag

(Age 4-7)

 

Yellowstone Moran

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/yellowstone-moran

(Age 4-7)

 

Women Explorers

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/women-explorers

(Age 8-10)

 

100 People Who Made History

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/100-people-who-made-history

(Age 4-7)

 

Look to the Stars (Buzz Aldrin)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/look-to-the-stars

(Age 8-10)

 

The Song of Francis

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-song-of-francis

(Age 4-7)

 

The Unforgettable Season (Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees and Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-unforgettable-season

(Age 4-7)

 

Worst of Friends (John Adams and Thomas Jefferson)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/worst-of-friends

(Age 4-7)

 

Who Is Barack Obama?

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/who-is-barack-obama

(Age 8-10)

 

Who Was Dr. Seuss? (Ted Geisel)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/who-was-dr-seuss

(Age 8-10)

 

Sound Across the Wires (Alexandra Bell)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/sound-across-the-wires

(Age 8-10)

 

The Legend of John Henry American Hero

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-legend-of-john-henry-american-hero

(Age 8-10)

 

Dedan Kimathi – Leader of the Mau Mau

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=njededa_00460022&lang=English&ilang=English

 

 

Gardens and Parks Cross Curricular Connections

Garden Friends

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/garden-friends

(Age 4-7)

 

DK Readers: In the Park

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-in-the-park

(Age 0-3)

 

Also See My MiniBeasts Section for more insect books

 

Incredible Insects Q&A

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/incredible-insects-qanda

(Age 4-7)

 

Eye Wonder: Bugs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/eye-wonder-bugs

(Age 8-10)

 

Your Book of Bugs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/your-book-of-bugs

(Age 4-7)

 

Flying, Crawling, Creeping

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/flying-crawling-creeping

(Age 4-7)

 

Kato Clever and the big trouble

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=ohrkato_01060052&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Common British Trees

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/learn/british-trees/native-trees/

 

Fun Park and Garden Identification lessons from the BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/science/

 

India Cross Curricular Connections

Where is my bat?

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tenwher_01060112&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

My balwadi (a small school for little children)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=banmyba_01060067&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Going to market

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=tengoin_01060028&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Naughty or not

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=chatell_01060096&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Happy and sad

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=chatell_01060092&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Sets of pictures from an Indian Publisher to reuse with your class to make stories

https://www.flickr.com/photos/prathambooks/collections/72157619814442224/

https://www.scribd.com/collections/2300329/Creative-Commons-Originals

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nnlaspmnivrikvt/skJqw4GutK

 

Elephant Dance – A journey to India story PP

https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/elephant-dance–a-journey-to-india-story-pp-6325165

 

Lots more Indian Stories

http://india.pppst.com/stories.html

 

Diwali Story

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=diwali

 

More nice visual resources of India

http://topicbox.net/geography/india/

 

 

Me Cross Curricular Connections

Human Body Q & A

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/human-body-q-and-a

(Age 8-10)

 

Human Body

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/human-body

(Age 8-10)

 

My nose

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymina_01040012&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

My Eyes

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymiso_01040013&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

My Ears

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymiso_01040010&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

My Hands

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=reymism_01040009&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 3-9)

 

All about me

http://www.starfall.com/n/level-b/me/load.htm?f

(KS1)

 

 

All about me – Funny Bones

https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/funnybones-powerpoint-story-j-and-a-ahlberg-6313921

(KS1)

 

Also check out my FEELINGS section

 

Our World Cross Curricular Connections

 

Savage Earth

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/savage-earth

(age 8-10)

 

Earth Smart

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/earth-smart

(Age 4-7)

 

Volcano

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/volcano

(age 8-10)

 

DK Readers: Outback Adventures

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/dk-readers-outback-adventures

(Age 4-7)

 

Life in the Ocean

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/life-in-the-ocean

(Age 4-7)

 

Our wonderful world

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=ohrwond_01060071&lang=English&ilang=English

(age 6-9)

 

Also check out our Countries and Cultures section

 

 

Rainforest Cross Curricular Connections

Look Closer – Birds

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/closer-look—birds

(Age 8-10)

24 Hours: Rain Forest

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/24-hours-rain-forest

(Age 8-10)

 

Rain Forest

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/rain-forest

(Age 8-10)

 

Watch Me Grow: Ape

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/watch-me-grow-ape

(age 4-7)

 

Eye Wonder: Bugs

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/eye-wonder-bugs

(Age 8-10)

 

Hansel and Gretel (in the rainforest)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/hansel-and-gretel

(age 4-7)

 

Rivers and Lakes

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/rivers-and-lakes

(Age 8-10)

 

Lots of links to classic Jungle Book related stories

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=jungle+book

 

The jungle school

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=chajung_01060116&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Payah (Story of a girl living in a Rainforest)

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=limpaya_00800001&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Four eyes – Another Payah adventure

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=limfour_00800002&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Ape Adventures

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/ape-adventures

(Age 8-10)

 

Why Monkeys Swing in the Trees

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/why-monkeys-swing-in-the-trees

(Age 4-7)

 

When It’s Time to Eat in Tinga Tinga Tales

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/when-its-time-to-eat-in-tinga-tinga-tales

(Age 0-3)

 

When Night Falls in Tinga Tinga Tales

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/when-night-falls-in-tinga-tinga-tales

(age 0-3)

 

When the Sun Comes Up in Tinga Tinga Tales

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/when-the-sun-comes-up-in-tinga-tinga-tales

(age 0-3)

 

Why Elephant has a Trunk

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/why-elephant-has-a-trunk

(Age 4-7)

 

 

Spring Cross Curricular Connections

The four seasons, or, Spring, summer, autumn, and winter

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=___four_00870227&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

Spring

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/spring

(Age 4-7)

 

The four seasons of the year

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/the-four-seasons-of-the-year

(Age 0-3)

 

Spring Stories Collection

http://www.preschoolexpress.com/story_station-spring.shtml

 

The Lazy Bear

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-lazy-bear

 

Short Stories about Spring

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/spring/short-stories/

 

Pictures of Spring

https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/simple-easter-powerpoint-for-early-years-ks1-6075902

 

Easter Story

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/ngfl/re/b-dag/ngfl-container/re-unit2-en.html

 

Top 50 Easter Resources and Stories (Sorted by Keystage)

https://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6010382

 

 

Transport Cross Curricular Connections

Eye Wonder: Cars

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/eye-wonder-cars

(age 4-7)

Hide and Seek: Things That Go

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/hide-and-seek-things-that-go

(age 4-7)

 

Baby: Beep Beep!

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/baby-beep-beep

(Age 0-3)

 

Wagon Train Adventure

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/wagon-train-adventure

(Age 8 – 10)

 

Voices from the Oregon Trail

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/voices-from-the-oregon-trail

(Age 8 – 10)

 

I knew you could! (About a train)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/i-knew-you-could

(Age 0-3)

 

Travel by land, sea and air

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=dbrtbld_00130011&lang=English&ilang=English

(Age 6-9)

 

The rocket book

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=newrock_00150085&lang=English&ilang=English
(Age 6-9)

 

The flying train

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SaveBook?bookid=sootrai_00840003&lang=English&ilang=English

(Good for KS1)

 

Eye Wonder: Airplanes

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/eye-wonder-airplanes

(Age 4-7)

 

Look to the Stars (Rocket)

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/look-to-the-stars

(Age 8-10)

 

Great Story Website Cross Curricular Connections

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic93.htm – links to loads of places with free online books

Short stories – http://www.bedtime.com/html/short_stories.html

Wonderful animated stories – http://www.meddybemps.com/5.1.html for KS1 and KS2

British Council Stories For Kids – http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories

CBBC stories- http://topicbox.net/foundation_stage/communication_language_and_literacy/1406/

So many great books – you need Google Translate http://www.etyyy.com/flashindex.html

I was wandering through this Chinese website -and found this amazing teaching resources – http://www.etyyy.com/carton/index.htm

Learning Simple English – http://www.etyyy.com/etyyy/american/amindex.htm

All the big book links in one place ( http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/onlinestory.htm )

http://www.storylineonline.net

http://www.fablevision.com/place/library/index.html

http://www.bis-kurdistan.co.uk/news1/interactivestorybooksonlineforfsks1

Range of different books for all of Primary http://ictopus.org.uk/index.php?sc=8&sub=1

Nice Range of different stories – http://cardiffschools.net/~broadband/bigbooks.htm

Foundation Big Books – http://topicbox.net/foundation_stage/big_books/

Children’s books – http://self.gutenberg.org/Collection/302/Children%27s%20Book%20Series/Children-s-Book-Series?LanguageDropDownValue=English&PageIndex=1

Children’s literature – http://self.gutenberg.org/Collection/305/Children%27s%20Literature/Children-s-Literature?LanguageDropDownValue=English&PageIndex=1

Can’t find what you need? Make your own online big book! – http://primary.naace.co.uk/activities/BigBookMaker/

Great Audio Book Cross Curricular Connections

Fabulous FREE Audio books (To tempt you to sign up for a Subscription) – http://preview.tumblebooks.com/bookslist.aspx?CategoryID=13

Kids learn aloud – free stuff – http://kids.learnoutloud.com/Kids-Free-Stuff

Lots of FREE Audio book links – http://childrens-books.lovetoknow.com/Free_Audio_Book_Downloads_for_Kids

Online Audio Stories – http://www.onlineaudiostories.com/category/all_stories/audio_stories/

Where to find more free online book – http://childrens-books.lovetoknow.com/Free_Stories_about_Pirates_for_Kids


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