Virtual Reading Library
Below are videos of the Early Years teaching staff sharing some of their favourite stories. You are able to watch these videos at home with your child, discussing the story shared and encouraging a love of reading with your child.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt read by Miss Oswin
-Which is your favourite part?
-Have they made any of these noises before?
-How does the bear feel at the end?
Tidy read by Miss Morris
-Is the forest perfect when it’s covered in concrete?
-Why did it flood?
-How did Pete fix his mistake?
The Owl Babies
-Who are the main characters in the story?
-Why are the Owl babies scared?
-Where do you think that the Owl Mother has gone?
Some Smug Slug read by Mrs Keen
-What does smug mean?
-What sound can you hear being repeated?
-Does the slug feel smug at the end?
-What happens at the end of the story?
The Big Blue Balloon read by Miss Morris
-What does indestructable mean?
-What should you do if you find a blue balloon?
-Why is it an ordinary balloon? What does ordinary mean?
-How did the boy try to break the balloon?
Bear Snores On read by Mrs Keen
-Why doesn’t the bear wake up?
-Which animals hibernate?
-Why do all the other animals fall asleep at the end?
The Wonky Donkey read by Mr Smart
-What’s your favourite part of the story?
-Can you remember any of the rhyming language used?