Animals

Kids Club English Resources

Stories

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Peace at Last

Will Daddy Bear get some sleep?!
Peace at last is perfect for practising house and home vocabulary. This page also includes a fun video about Steve’s house.

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The Smartest Giant in Town

What a lovely story about giving to others. Kids develop their clothes and animals vocabulary and can use their imaginations to think about how to repurpose clothes. The rhyming element helps make the language memorable.

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The Snail and the Whale

Kids follow the snail and the whale in their adventure around the world. Wonderful for exploring landscape, nature and weather language, this story also highlights the message to help others.

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Stick Man

Will Stick Man make it back to his family for Christmas?
Focus on family, weather, seasons and animals vocabulary. It’s also a great story for describing purpose. What uses can they imagine for a stick?

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Meg and Mog

The original Meg and Mog story is perfect for halloween. The kids will enjoy the spell that goes wrong and the colourful images. Good as a springboard into clothes, animals and/or food vocabulary.

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What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?

Kids guess which animal the various body parts belong too then learn about the amazing ways the animals use their eyes, nose, ears, tail etc. A great real-life picture book that will interest kids as they learn about animals, body parts and the 5 senses.

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The Seals on the Bus

This picture book based on the Wheels on the Bus song is easy for kids to join in with. Kids enjoy predicting the next animal and the funny pictures. Good for learning animal language. What other animals could go on the bus? What sound do they make?

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Rainbow Fish

A beautiful story about sharing and friends. The story lends itself well to colour and number vocabulary. How many scales does the Rainbow fish have? How many special scales do the other fish have?

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Walking Through the Jungle

A classic picture book that is fantastic for animal and action vocabulary. Kids quickly learn the chant and join in as they meet the various animals in the jungle.

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Billy Goats is a really fun story to do with kids. They can join in easily with our adapted telling of the story and learn some really useful phrases. It’s a nice way to focus on nature and appearance language too.

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The Pig in the Pond

This fun story of a pig that wants to swim on a hot day will get the kids giggling.
There are lots of places where the kids can join in with the farm animals shouting the news that ‘There’s a pig in the pond!’.

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The Gruffalo’s Child

This story build’s on the popular Gruffalo story and gives kids plenty of opportunities to build language to describe appearance. Great for body parts and vocabulary for forest animals.

Jungle animal songs

Pet songs

Savannah animal songs

Forest animal songs

Farm animal songs

Zoo animal songs

Insect songs

Garden animal songs

Sea animal songs

Animal Body Parts Rap