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World Book Day Activities

All of our activities today will be based on the book 'Solomon Crocodile' by Catherine Rayner.

Activity 1 Have a listen to the story here:


Mr Moon reads Solomon Crocodile, a beautifully illustrated book by Catherine Rayner, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.

In the story 'Solomon Crocodile' there are lots of VERBS. Verbs are action words.

Activity 2: Have a look at this PowerPoint and see if you can identify the verbs.

Activity 3: Now, have another listen to the story 'Solomon Crocodile' and see if you can idenitfy any verbs throughout the story. Write them down in a list.
Activity 4: Have a read / listen to this poem 'How Doth The Little Crocodile' by Lewis Carroll. 

How Doth the Little Crocodile

Alice in Wonderland

Activity 5: Can you identify the rhyming words in the poem? You can either write down the rhyming pairs or circle them on a printed out copy of the poem.
Activity 6: There are some fascinating videos about crocodiles on the internet. Watch this compilation of the Ten Largest Crocdiles. Afterwards, perhaps you could write some interestign facts that you found out.

10 Largest Crocodiles on the Earth

For copyright matters please contact us at: DIARY ► the 1975 film Jaws, everyone believes that shark...

Activity 7: 'Draw with Rob' is an excellent channel that helps teach children how to do simple animal drawings. Have a go at following this video to draw an alligator (very similar to a crocodile!). Don't forget to add colour to it.

#DrawWithRob 13 Alligator

✏️READY TO DRAW? Here's another #DrawWithRob film for you to watch with your little/big ones. Today we are drawing an ALLIGATOR 🐊. All you need is a piece o...

Activity 8: Let's have a musical interlude...have a listen to these songs about crocodiles. Listen to the songs a few times and join in with them.

Children's Song - The hungry crocodile

This song was inspired by Here comes the Crocodile by Kathryn White.

Never Smile at a Crocodile [restored version]

i'm not 100% sure if this is supposed to be uploaded or not but a while back after ripping the Peter Pan Disney movie i got a little fun & made this restored...

Activity 9: Have a go at making your own crocodile.
I hope you have enjoyed your day!