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The Very Busy Spider - Animated Children's Book

The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle Animated Children's Books is a channel dedicated to bringing everyone's favorite books as a kid to life! If you enjoyed th...

1) Listen to the story again.

2) Retell your story to your grown up.


1) Can you remember the which animals came in the story first?

2) Say the animal names - what are their beginning sounds? Tell a grown up.

Phonics Blending Song CVC Words and More

Listen carefully to the video and see if you can blend the sounds in the words. 

How to say the sounds

How many different objects can you find in your house that start with these phonemes?

m     a      s     t     d


Can you have a go at writing some of the letters? 


Follow the link to see videos for the m and a phonemes. 

Oi Frog! - Books Alive! Read Aloud book for kids

Books Alive! Read aloud Oi Frog!

Rhyming Fun!

Can you hear the rhyming words in the story?

What did the cat sit on? What about the dog?

Look at the pictures below and match the animals to the objects that rhyme.

Rhyming pairs

Sorting Animals

How many legs do the animals have? Talk to your adult about how you would sort the animals into the table below.  Can you think of other ways you could sort the animals? Try and sort some of the toy animals you have in your house

Counting 1-10 Song | Number Songs for Children | The Singing Walrus

Practice counting up to 10 with The Singing Walrus.

Can you name all of the minibeasts in the picture?

Talk about what minibeasts you can see. 

How many can you see? 

How many ladybirds? How many butterflies? 


Can you say the initial sounds of the minibeasts? 

Try and draw your favourite minibeast. 

Spiders for kids

Zoologist Jess French takes a look at some spiders, then accompanies a group of children to have a look for webs and eggs. For the best kids shows subscribe ...

Watch the video to find out more about spiders. Talk about some of the things you have learnt with your adult. 

Once you have done that draw or paint one of the spiders from the video. Here are some ideas of what you could do. 

Superpower Listening | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids

Superpower Listening | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids Mindfulness and positive thinking for kids aged 5+In this episode, we practice our superpower ...

See if you can listen carefully and follow the actions.