Budulínek, The Enormous Turnip
The teaching CD’s are an extensive complementary
material to a set of felt pictures with magnets, manufactured by the Kříž
company of Letovice, Czech Republic. These felt
props can be used for a fairy-tale presentation on a magnetic or flannel
board; they can be used and touched by children. More info at
The combination of the CD with the felt pictures enables a perfect exploitation
of the language offered by the fairy-tale. The whole class can live through
the story during a few weeks, even repeatedly, when the children grow and
gain more knowledge and experience.
Each CD contains a set of about 80 activities to
enhance the knowledge gained by listening to the story. All activities are
motivated by the text of the fairy-tale, which you can find in the
The skills you will practice range from linguistic
to literary – making sentences, re-telling the story, working with chants,
doing exercise with the specialised texts for speech therapy, they foster
children’s awareness of nature and the world around them, they help with
maths, provide musical, artistic and physical activities.
In the files, you will find little and big picture
cards, games such as matching pairs, dominoes, bingo cards, worksheets,
themes and topics for music, art and manual work lessons as well as
Card games are aimed at manipulation – this is a
very suitable technique for children as they have a short attention span.
Moving helps them keep the concentration part of the brain for a longer
period of time, or repeatedly.
Many files can be opened on the computer screen,
with the help of a projector or a smart board, you
will save yourself from a lot of copying and will know what your children
are working on.
Sound recordings can be played on the CD player or
on the computer.
Activities are arranged freely according to the
learning areas. You can find activities suitable for younger children among
them as well for a bit older ones – your children may be slower/quicker to
learn; activities from the more advanced files can be simplified, adjusted.
Don’t forget the sound recordings, they can make
your work more interesting as well as lift your mood!
You can order the CDs and the felt pictures at
CD - sylviad(at)atlas.cz
Pictures - blanka(at)kriz.cz
are coming soon!