John Dabell chooses resources

22nd June 2007 at 01:00
Book Oscar series including Oscar and the Cricket, Oscar and the Bat and Oscar and the Frog by Geoff Waring (Walker Books pound;7.99 each hardback, Pounds 4.99 paperback). www.walkerbooks.co.uk.

Cleverly dovetails science and literacy as Oscar the inquisitive kitten helps children get to grips with sounds, forces and growing.

Oscar and the Frog recently won an English 4-11 Award for illustrated non-fiction. Friendly and full of fun.

DVD Fourways Farm, 4Learning from pound;90 (three series, each with 25 10-minute films) www.4learning.co.uk. Award-winning animated puppet soap opera introduces young children to basic science concepts.

Web www.potatoesforschools.org.uk (British Potato Council). Where they come from and how to grow and cook them. Advice, free resources and a primary schools' Grow Your Own Potatoes project.

John Dabell is a maths and science education consultant and former primary teacher Free classroom resources at www.tes.co.ukscience1

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