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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 ‘A Special Memory — Dad and his Cow’
Sample activities for ‘a special memory — dad and his cow’
  • Place the pictures in the middle of the circle. Ask the children:
    • What is happening in the slides?
    • What is the location?
    • How are the characters feeling?
    • Who has a problem? What is the problem?
  • Put the pictures into a sequence and create a story.
  • Read the story, ‘A Special Memory — Dad and his Cow’.
  • Play ‘Silent statements’. Ask the children to change places if they:
    • feel the story was funny.
    • feel the story was sad.
    • feel the story was funny and ...
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