Written by experienced primary teacher Abby King, this innovative six-week series focuses on helping children in KS1 explore the difference between living and dead things and natural and man-made materials by using Helen Ward’s beautiful picture book The Tin Forest.
Pupils will also explore habitats, identify where different animals and plants live and explore simple food chains. The topic culminates in a piece of artwork inspired by the work of Henri Rousseau.
Abby King has worked in KS1 and 2 and currently teaches at an inner-city primary school in Birmingham. Find her at abbykingwrites.com and follow her on Twitter at @abbykingwrites.
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