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National Simultaneous Storytime 2021 Teaching Resources

Are you are looking for some fun and engaging activities and resources for National Simultaneous storytime for 2021? This collection of teacher-created resources are the perfect companion for teachers, librarians and schools that may be celebrating this year's National Simultaneous Storytime.

What is National Simultaneous Storytime?

On Wednesday, May 19 at 11 am it's National Simultaneous Storytime when all lower and upper years students of Australia participate in what constitutes a warm hug for your ears – they have a story read to them! This year, the magnificent 'Give me some space!' written and illustrated by Philip Bunting has been chosen.

'Give Me Some Space' Book and Activities

The book features the character, Una. Una dreams of a life in Space. Life on Earth is just so so-so. But how will she get there? And will she complete her mission to discover life in Space? And does she remember to feed Neil the goldfish? After the story has been read, it's a great opportunity to jump on board your students' excitement and enthusiasm to complete an activity relating to the story. This collection of resources provides a variety of subject-specific ideas, such as:

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