Get playful with Peace at Last Mini-books
Get the most out of your Peace at Last storytelling with these super effective 16 page mini-books.
♦ See the excitement from making a whole book from one sheet of paper.
♦ Ideal for practising sequencing skills and at the same time consolidating language from the story.
♦ Cater for all abilities and contexts by choosing from a choice of templates and procedures.
♦ Simplified text makes it super easy for you to teach and your young learners to learn.
Ready for some Peace at Last mini-book magic? Get your templates and lesson ideas here:
Or get them in one of the Peace at Last Activities Bundles. Incredible value!
What will my ESL young learners learn?
This mini-book craft is ideal for helping your esl young learners acquire useful phrases and house and home vocabulary.
The simplified text is all in the present simple, and structures are repeated. Using their sequencing skills, they’ll create those all important connections between the language and the story.
Your kids might not be reading yet, but it’s certainly possible to make the craft using the story language. Retell from the pictures or even choose the version without text.
Depending on how you conduct the activity, your students also get plenty of practise of their listening and speaking skills.
Don’t forget the valuable classroom language you’ll be helping them learn. See a summary below:
Sample story language
Daddy Bear is tired. Daddy Bear goes to the kitchen. “Oh no! This is terrible!”
e.g. There’s a clock in the living room.
Game and activity language
Where’s the…? It’s here. It’s there. Is it…? Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. What is it? It’s a.. It’s…
Can you find the…? I can see a… Where’s the sofa? Here it is! It’s here. Where does this go? Like this?
What’s next? What’s first? What’s number 1? This one? That one? Let’s tell the story.
Can I have..? Here you are. Thank you. You’re welcome. Colours, pencil, crayons, pens, scissors, paper, card, cut, fold, open.
What do teachers say about the resources?
Frequently asked questions
Yes, of course! Maybe you have the time and enjoy creating things, but it has to be said that being a young learner teacher can involve a HUGE amount of extra work making materials. Give yourself a break!
All my materials have been tried and tested in the classroom. As well as having almost 20 years of teaching experience, I am also a qualified trainer for the Trinity TYLEC (Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate), so you can rely on the quality.
Yes! They work great for mixed aged groups and different abilities because they come with different templates AND different suggestions with how to use the resource. No time wasted on adapting different worksheets!
The provided activity suggestions for pre, during and after the craft give you all the steps you need to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners.
You can certainly find some free worksheets out there, but I can guarantee your young learners will be much more excited to create this. Engaged and motivated children make for a happy lesson (and teacher!)
Once you’ve had a chance to use your materials, don’t forget to come back to leave a review. As a thank you, you’ll receive a 20% discount on any other resource : )