This lovely story is about a little hedgehog who doesn’t know what winter is? What do you know about winter? Where would you look for a hedgehog? Talk to your grown up about hedgehog facts.
Bananas in my ears by Michael Rosen
Percy the Park Keeper by Nick Butterworth
Here is a story from a lovely treasury of stories. The Percy the Park Keeper videos are also available on YouTube. Percy the Park Keeper Which animals do you think live in your local park? What would be the good things about having a house in the park, like Percy? Would there be any bad things?
The Cross Rabbit by Nick Butterworth
This is another lovely Percy the Park Keeper story. The Cross Rabbit How did Percy help the cross rabbit? Talk about your experiences of snow. Who took the things out of Percy’s bag? What would you use to slide in the snow, if you didn’t have a sledge?
Flip Flap Frozen
Once Upon A Northern Night
This is a lovely story to listen to at the end of the day. What signs of winter can you see outside? What can you see from your window? Next time you go for a walk look for berries on the bushes? Don’t touch them. They are just for the birds. I wonder if it will snow in England this winter time. What do you think?
Peepo develops your child's understanding of rhythm and rhyme while also broadening their knowledge and understanding of the world. You could talk about things that happened in the past, things that are happening now and things that will happen in the future. This story is set in the past. Point out things in the illustrations that are different from today. Most of all enjoy the repeating lines and sharing it together.
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