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Week Six - Three Billy Goats Gruff

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Ideas for activities at home linked to the Three Billy Goats Gruff' topic:

- Retelling the story with puppets, pictures or props! (top tip: wooden spoons can be easily made into a variety of characters!)

- Looking at objects and talking about their size. What other words can we use to describe something small? Medium? Large?

- Discuss ordinal numbers. Who crossed the bridge 1st/2nd/3rd?

- Talk about how the characters may have felt? Why was the troll so grumpy? Do you think the smallest billy goat was brave, why?

- Go to the library and read a 'fractured fairy tale'. (A fractured fairy tale is a tale that is based on a traditional fairy tale however is designed to be humorous by changing the story in an unexpected way!)

 

Three Billy Goats Gruff

 

For a great, interactive story please click one of the links below.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Traditional folk tale. Three billy goats want to cross the bridge to eat the lush green grass. A mean and nasty Troll lives under the bridge and wants to eat them. Will they cross the bridge or will the troll get them first.... Click here you like to buy book.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Animated Fairy Tales for Children

Have a look at our 'Animated Fairy Tale' playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5hbpwc66yGGyhrMvMWYgBB-3GiVh6YEk Watch amazing Animated Fairy Tales including The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, The Gingerbread Man and many more. We hope you enjoy this new version of The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Oxbridge Baby.

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