The New Playground Activities
Support Notes for Teachers, Parents and Carers
Explore Prior Experiences
Keeping in mind the message from the text, invite children to recount experiences of excitement or anticipation.
Were the experiences good?
Did any of the experiences end up being disappointing? Did a person’s actions spoil the experience?
Relate the story to their own lives by discussing their memories and experiences of a time they played in a playground.
Invite children to talk about the book. You may wish to use the following prompts: