It’s hard not to love the fun and catchy story We’re Going on a Bear Hunt from Children’s Poet Laureate, Michael Rosen. This enchanting and rhythmic tale is perfect for developing children’s knowledge of language, sentence rhythm and storytelling skills. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt choral chant describes a fantastic adventure through the woods.
You can re-tell the story with a multi-sensory approach by using the resources included in this Travelling Tales story sack. Story sequencing cards and a set of wooden characters from the story can be used by you or the pupils to tell the story in an exciting and memorable way. The sack also includes a non-fiction book about bears and other resources to help pupils make links between subjects and activities.
- Resource your wood-themed or forest school lessons with the perfect one-stop shop for storytelling resources centred around a quality text.
- Inject excitement and engagement in your storytelling lessons with fun and tactile resources to re-tell We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.
- Teach effective cross-curricular storytelling lessons using the non-fiction book about bears and help children to make links with what they have read.
What’s in the Travelling Tales sack?
1 x copy of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt*
1 x non-fiction book about bears**
1 x set of 8 wild life jigsaws*
1 x set of Story Talk sequencing cards*
1 x set of wooden characters*
1 x plush bear toy*
1 x story mat**
1 x Teacher Guide**
Contents may vary based on availability
*'”We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” is a registered trademark of Walker Books Limited of 87 Vauxhall Walk, London, SE11 5HJ, United Kingdom. Findel Education Limited (trading as Hope Education) has no affiliation with Walker Books Limited.
**Products are not affiliated with, or approved by Michael Rosen or Walker Books Limited.
- Quality texts from well known authors, great for sharing with children; the patterned language promotes choral reading and retelling, naturally encouraging audience participation!
- Each bag provides a window into a new world where the children can learn new ideas and information through engaging and exciting stories
- Good quality materials support the texts, allowing children to create their own play with the characters, further developing vocabulary and language
- Each bag contains a related non-fiction text, developing the idea of the story with further information
- The games link to the text and provide the opportunity to work collaboratively and take turns, while extending and developing the story
- Provide opportunities for children to express views about events or characters in a story and to answer questions about what happened.
- Provide wide range of media and materials to share thoughts, ideas, and feelings.
- After listening to stories, children can express views about events or characters in the story and answer questions about why things happened.
- Expose children to a wide range of reading material with lots of opportunities to engage with books that fire their imagination and interest.
- Pupils are given the opportunity to explain their understanding of books whilst developing comprehension skills as well as increasing vocabulary.
- Resources allow children to adopt, create, and sustain roles of characters in the stories.
- Opportunities for improvisation as well as script drama are provided.
- Many opportunities for discussion of stories and books with the teacher including non-fiction texts.