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As teachers have become familiar and confident with the Circle Time technique they need further ideas and resources to help them develop this type of work with young people. This engaging book will help teachers who want to use the collaborative and co-operative method of learning to widen it from PSHE to other parts of the curriculum. It allows the teacher to develop a particular theme using key questions, activities and games. The unique links to storytelling and literacy skills will make this book highly popular with primary teachers.

Sample Activities for ‘Mango the Mad Motorbike’
Sample activities for ‘mango the mad motorbike’
  • Show the students the ‘Mango the Mad Motorbike’ picture. Ask them to describe:
    • Who is in the picture?
    • What is happening?
    • What feelings are being expressed?
  • Ask the children to speculate about the story, ‘Mango the Mad Motorbike’.
  • Read the story.
  • Discuss:
    • Why did Mango get angry?
    • What happened when Mango got angry?
  • Play ‘Silent statements’. Ask the children to change seats if:
    • they believe everyone gets angry sometimes.
    • some people never get angry.
    • some people get angry more often than other people.
    • it is hard to think when they are angry.
    • they sometimes get frightened when others are angry.
  • Discuss: What ...
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