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The Day The Crayons Came Home

Posted on: 19/05/2020

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We hope you'll enjoy listening to this next instalment from the crayons, 'The Day The Crayons Came Home' read for you by school staff (parents have been emailed a link to the video).

Here are some learning activities that you could try after listening to the story....



Write another crayon story: 

- 'The Day The Crayons Went To The Park'

-'The Day The Crayons Stayed At Home'

- 'The Day The Crayons Took Part In Home Learning'

- 'The Day The Crayons Went Back To School'

- 'The Day The Crayons .....' 

Stayed home


What other places might Neon Red crayon travel to? Write a postcard from the place.

Neon red

Click here for some postcard templates:   Postcard 1    Postcard 2


Write a reply from Green Crayon to Yellow and Orange about green being the colour of the sun.

Green sun


Write a letter or postcard from Duncan to his little brother about how to look after his crayons.

Toddler crayon


Write letters or postcards from the other characters in the book: Paper Clip, Pencil Sharpener, Sock and Pencil.

What would Pencil Sharpener say to Gold Crayon?



Junk modelling challenge: design and create a home for your crayons, pens and pencils!




Write a new story: The Adventures Of Esteban The Magnificent (Formally Known As Pea Green)