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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 ‘Flowers and Apples’
Sample activities for ‘flowers and apples’
  • Play a mixing game (described in ‘Warm-up games’ in Part One).
    • Change seats if you eat apples.
    • Change seats if you like flowers.
    • Change seats if you like flowers and apples.
  • Think of the colour of your favourite flower. Find a partner who has the same favourite coloured flower as you. Think of your favourite fruit. Find a partner who has the same favourite fruit as you.
  • Read the story, ‘Flowers and Apples’.
  • Play ‘Silent statements’ (explained in ‘Turning questions into games — silent statements’ in Part One). Ask the children to change places if they:
    • enjoyed the story.
    • think Amy was ...
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