World Book Day Thursday 3rd March

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World Book Day

Thursday 3rd March, the Thursday after half term, is World Book Day, and this year the children are invited to dress up as their favourite character and come to school in costume.  This doesn’t have to be anything elaborate or expensive – some quick and easy ideas here (scroll down):
If you can, please also bring in a copy of the book your character is from.  We will be doing book-related activities and learning all day that day, including class writing competitions.
We are also running a ‘Storybox’ competition, which the children can complete at home over half term if they like.  For this you need a small box of some kind (a shoebox or similar would be perfect).  Put it on its side and create a scene from one of your favourite books inside it.  You could draw or paint a background and create characters and props from card, modelling clay, playdough or junk.  You could make things stand up on the ‘floor’ of your box, or hang them from the ceiling so that they move.  Here are a few ideas: