Lockdown Activities

While we are all at home OneTree House will be providing links to resources to educate, entertain and amuse young readers.  We will be updating regularly. Stay home. Stay safe. Best wishes.

WOT WOT'S HELP EXPLAIN COVID-19 IN FREE E-BOOK
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Our friends at Pukeko Picture have put together a free e-book with the Wot Wot characters. SpottyWot and DottyWot, have just arrived back on Planet WotWot and the Kiddets want to throw them a ‘Welcome Home’ party. But wait! What if their heroes have brought sneezes back from planet Earth! The party will need to wait as the Kiddets learn three important ways to take care of their heroes - and themselves: Stay Clear, Stay Clean, Stay Kind.

Visit https://stayclearcleankind.com/ to download free or read on-screen.

ACTIVITIES FOR BOUJOUR LUCY BEE!

Break out your copy of our junior fiction book 'Bonjour Lucy Bee' and do some of these great activities suggested by the author, Anne Ingram! 

Download activity sheet (pdf, 668 KB)

Download the first chapter (pdf, 254 KB)

Don't own the book?! No problem! Download and read the first chapter to get started, any other pages you need to understand and complete the activities are included in the activity sheet.

FREE NEW ZEALAND COLOURING SHEETS!

Learn about some of our native birds in these free New Zealand based colouring sheets! The images are taken from the beautiful and bright OneTree House board book, 'Big and Little' by Christine Dale.

 

Download the colouring sheets (pdf, 1.7 MB)

BACKYARD BUG SEARCH!

In June OneTree House is going to release a gorgeous new picture book by Elspeth Alix Batt 'I Love Bugs'. Elspeth has created two bug search-sheets you can print off then head out into your backyard and see which bugs you can find!

Bug search-sheet one (pdf, 1.2 MB)

Bug search-sheet two (pdf, 1.2 MB)

HELP GLENN WOOD WRITE HIS NEXT BOOK!

In October OneTree House is publishing Glen Wood's new middle grade fiction book, 'Deadhead'. But while we edit it, what is Glenn to write?! He wants readers to help him decide! Watch this video to find out how it works and then visit Glenn's YouTube Channel to keep up with the discussion and sample readings and let him know what you think.

DRAW YOUR DREAM 'ISOLATION CASTLE'!

Jane Smith, illustrator of our book 'The Princess and the Pirate' has drawn her dream isolation shed. Now we want you to draw YOUR dream isolation castle! Get a grown up in your life to take a picture of it and share it with us on facebook or email us: media [at] onetree-house.com and we'll collect them all in a photo gallery.

 

Watch Jane drawing her dream 'isolation shed' and then get drawing!

with the assistance of

The Scott Family

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