STICK MAN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
"Stick Man lives in the family tree With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three."
But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire!
Will he ever get back to the family tree?
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is a much loved book by children and parents alike. A delightful tale of ‘Stick Man’ who endures a courageous adventure to return to his ‘Stick Family’. at their family tree. This book will quickly capture children’s imaginations as they follow Stick Man on his journey. They will identify with common themes from the story, such as getting lost, being happy to be reunited with family, being called the wrong name and the endless possibilities for playing with a stick!
The recurring nature of the rhyming within the story makes it a great book for second language learners. The story finishes with a Christmas theme so is perfect for the festive time of year, but it is also great for exploring the seasons at any time of year.
The fun, hands-on activities that follow are a great way to bring the story to life for children; and can be a great addition to outdoor classrooms in early childhood and primary settings, or as simply to enhance creativity and imagination through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths).