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Day 9 – The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Overview

Today, we’re going to…

  • read aloud, watch a video about, The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
  • brainstorm a new adventure for Peter Rabbit
  • colour your own Peter Rabbit and a background
  • write about your own garden

Talking Points for Parents / Caregivers

Before reading/watching the video consider asking the following…

  • What do you think the story is about?
  •  Do you think the story will be make-believe? Tell me more.

During/After Reading

  • Were you surprised when Mr. McGregor chased Peter?
  • What happened next?
  • What did Peter do when he could not get back home?
  • Peter did something naughty; what was it?
  • Can you name Peter’s brothers and sisters?
  • What do you think Peter will do next time he goes off with Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail?
  • What was your favourite part of the story?

Step 1: Reading / Video

If you have the book “The Tale of Peter Rabit” read it aloud to your child.
For those of you who do not have the book, watch the following video.

Step 2:  Thinking About the Story

Time to put on your thinking cap! Once you have finished reading the story / watching the video answer some questions about the story. 

Print off the document below.

CLICK TO VIEW THINK ABOUT IT WORKSHEET

Step 3: Peter Rabit  Colouring Fun

Wow! You’re making great progress – you should very proud of yourself!
Next, onto colouring! Where is Peter Rabbit? Add a background. Print off the colouring document located at the link below.

CLICK TO VIEW PETER RABBIT COLOURING PAGE

Step 4:  Writing About Your Own Garden

Time to imagine you have your own garden! What kind of garden would you plant? Draw a picture and write about it. 

Print off the document below.

CLICK TO VIEW GARDEN WRITING PAGE

Step 5: Animal Yoga

Great work today! Time to “hop to it” and have some yoga fun.  Click on the link below and try these animal yoga poses.