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Goldilocks and the three bears - Kids Stories - LearnEnglish Kids British Council Watch Goldilocks and the three bears and read along to the story with the words on the screen. There are more ...

Retell the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

You might draw a story map first to help you remember the sequence.

Could Goldilocks eat something different in your tale. E.g Soup.


KS2 - Can you remember to start your sentences in different ways. and use lots of different punctuation. I wonder if you can use some speech in your story.

Make some Porridge then write the recipe... will you add something special to your ingredients?

Write a new adventure for Paddington bear...

The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield

A beautiful story about passion, friendship and belonging. If you want to find out more about David Litchfield, you can visit his official website by clickin...

Watch the bear and the piano.

  • Retell the story but this imagine what happens if the bear finds a different instrument e.g a trumpet, or the drums.


  • Write a postcard from Bear in the city back to his animal friends in the jungle.

          What would he tell them? How is he feeling?

Non fiction writing

  • Write a fact file about bears or a non-Cronological report about different types of bears.   Can you use a heading and sub-headings. Include a glossary of some of the  technical vocabulary    (Mammal, Omnivore)


  • Write a set of quiz questions about bears (remember to write the answers too)