The Jolly Postman & The Jolly Christmas Postman By Allan Ahlberg and Janet Ahlberg 2 Books Collection Set

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The Jolly Postman & The Jolly Christmas Postman By Allan Ahlberg and Janet Ahlberg 2 Books Collection Set

The Jolly Postman & The Jolly Christmas Postman By Allan Ahlberg and Janet Ahlberg 2 Books Collection Set

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This fantastic resource includes ideas for lessons, as well as suggestions for activities that you can use to enrich those lessons. It also covers each of the seven areas of the EYFS curriculum, so you don't have to worry about missing any important areas. The Jolly Christmas Postman morals teach children all about giving and sharing. This includes great selflessness as he travels far and wide, stopping at nothing to make sure that all the fairytale characters across the land receive their gifts and have a lovely Christmas. The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters is an interactive children's picture book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. The innovative project required five years to complete, and much discussion with both the publisher Heinemann and the printer before it was issued in 1986. The first subject heading assigned by WorldCat is "Toy and movable books". Little, Brown published a U.S. edition in the same year. In the story of The Jolly Christmas Postman, the postman delivers festive greetings and mail on Christmas Eve to a whole host of fairytale characters.

Past Winners". Red House Children's Book Award ( . Retrieved 2015-10-14. Off through the snow the Postman rides, with more than a meal in his insides. He’s all shook up and all of a-quiver, and it’s not just the cold that makes him shiver. There’s a letter he’d rather not deliver…

Ideas for The Jolly Christmas Postman Planning for Year 1 pupils:

Make a list of where people in the class have been on holiday. Can you find the places on a map? Did you send a postcard?

This brilliant teacher-made set of 'The Jolly Postman' resources is designed to save you time and make planning lessons easier. With this wonderful selection of tools, you will be able to create wonderfully exciting lessons for your students to enjoy. These lovely teaching materials will help your children to develop a variety of skills. For example, children will be able to practice their handwriting abilities with our wonderful pencil control worksheets and writing frames. Additionally, children can continue to refine and develop their fine motor skills, creativity and scissor proficiency with our wonderful range of cutting sheets and craft activities. Younger children will gain much enjoyment from taking out and seeing the cards. Not to mention the familiar characters, rhyming text and humour! Older children will be able to start reading the story and also the letters inside, all on their own. This will greatly support their creative writing skills through imagination and writing. With easy-to-digest content, children can carry on living the tale through lovely spin-offs of the original story - it’ll be a story that never ends!

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The Jolly Postman follows an unnamed mail carrier as he delivers letters by bicycle to characters from traditional children's stories that are well known in Britain. Following each sheet of narrative verse and illustration, there is one shaped like an envelope and containing one of the postman's deliveries. Each envelope is opened and its enclosure read at that point in the story. They will love singing our Jolly Christmas Postman song with their classmates. You could use this as part of your children's Christmas assembly or just to keep them occupied for a few hours. All our teaching materials and resources are teacher-created. A Twinkl membership gives you access to trusted content to inspire great lessons and engage your learners. Ideas for The Jolly Christmas Postman Planning for Year 1 pupils:

Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children’s books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children’s picture books, including It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, Funnybones, Each Peach Pear Plum and Peepo! The Jolly Christmas Postman is the seasonal sequel of, the Kate Greenaway Medal winning, The Jolly Postman which, after 35 years, remains one of the most innovative and interactive children’s books available. We've also made sure to include a variety of resources that you can incorporate in core lessons such as maths and English. A good example of this is this Jolly Christmas Postman-themed number counting worksheet, which you can use to add a dash of festivity to your end of term maths lessons. Alternatively, you could also incorporate our range of word searches and word mats to help your pupils practice their spelling. The Jolly Christmas Postman story, (and these resources too!), includes the perfect chance to build on children's awareness of rhyming words. Children can be encouraged to find words that rhyme within the story, by how they sound the same. This makes it great for phonics teaching, too! What is The Jolly Christmas Postman? The Ahlbergs won two major British book awards for The Jolly Postman, the 1986 Kurt Maschler Award [4] and 1987 Red House Children's Book Award. The Dutch translation of the book De puike postbode won the Boekensleutel literary award in 1988.Data Handling — Children can draw up a bar chart to record the different kinds of mail that the characters get. This is great for developing children's observation and data handling skills. Each section is divided into adult-led focus, indoor enhancements and outdoor enhancements. With so many ideas to choose from for each topic, you can take your lessons in any direction you like. The story follows The Jolly Postman as he delivers letters and parcels to various characters from popular children's stories. There are lots of rhymes in the story; see how many you can spot together. Say them together and learn some new ones. Print off the nursery rhyme book– your child can illustrate the rhymes they know to create their very own nursery rhyme book. Do some festive baking together The postman has lots of festive treats on his round including little mince pies at The Gingerbread Man’s house. Look here for a recipe for mince pies. Remind the children about road safety. How do you keep safe when you are out on your bike or scooter?

With this lovely collection of teaching materials, you will be able to introduce your pupils to the much-loved storybook 'The Jolly Christmas Postman' by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. All of these resources are perfect for adding some festive fun to your lessons in the build-up to the Christmas holidays. Our 'The Jolly Postman' resources also include everything you need to create beautiful displays for your classroom. Your students can get involved in the making of your displays by contributing their own work to be put on the classroom wall. As you can see, there are plenty of ways that you can include The Jolly Christmas Postman in your teaching, no matter the subject. Children will love the festive theme and be engaged and excited to learn. Watch the first minute of this video of Allan Ahlberg talking about how he and Janet got the idea for the book from their daughter playing with the post. Where do you get ideas for stories? The Jolly Postman has sold more than six million copies, Allan Ahlberg told The Guardian in 2006. It made innovative use of envelopes to include letters, cards, games and a tiny book. [2]Start off with this Lesson Plan Template. There's room for you to write the learning objectives, which resources you're going to use, the plan for your main activity, and more. If you're looking for some ideas to inspire your The Jolly Christmas Postman planning for Year 1 and 2, then you've come to the right place! This resource is full of teaching ideas that cover all aspects of the KS1 framework.

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