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Peace at Last


Peace at Last by Jill Murphy is the lovely story of poor Mr. Bear and his sleepless night. Mr. Bear goes from room to room trying to find a place to sleep with no noise. Kids love joining in with the noises! SNORE, SNORE goes Mrs. Bear. TICK TOCK goes the clock. And many more…

This is the perfect story for teaching home, furniture and house object vocabulary. It also connects well to the themes of animals and times of the day.

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Story videos

Crafts and Printables

Packed full of crafts, worksheets and games to support learning about home, rooms of the house, furniture and common objects. The story retelling activities are excellent for language acquisition and building on literacy and vocabulary skills.

Home and Furniture songs

Steve's house - Video story

Learn room and furniture vocabulary with this short story from Steve and Maggie.

Peace at Last - Simplified Powerpoint Story

This adapted version of the story includes repetition of key language and structures especially for EFL /ESL learners and children developing literacy skills. Perfect for telling the story in an alternative way. If using with a projector the slides can be used to play games focusing on target language.