As young children learn and grow, new experiences prompt questions and curiosity about themselves and their surroundings. Nursery is an important step for youngsters discovering more about the world and others in exciting and unfamiliar situations. Starting with the story, A Week in the Life of Tommy Mac, this musical activity book and CD follows the adventures of a little boy at nursery and the lessons he learns along the way.
Ideal for specialist and non-specialist Early Years teachers, Start With A Story - Myself is a rich teaching resource to inspire and inform your lesson plans. The pack contains:
- A specially-written song to illustrate each chapter of the story
- A range of suggested activities for each chapter, with brilliant ideas for games, poems, songs, movement, drama, role-play and more
- A CD with all the music and audio tracks to bring the story to life. All the songs are presented with a vocal demonstration and backing track.
- All you need is a space and a selection of simple percussion instruments!
The Start With A Story... series has been specially designed by Ann Bryant for the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, using a story as a powerful starting point from which songs, poems and drama activities can emerge. Ann is an award-winning author of over 90 books that include children’s fiction, music education resources and books about emotions, families and friendships for older children.