This week we mark the special day of ‘World Book Day’ with a week of activities and celebrations. Throughout the week there are a number of online activities you can do!
Why not check out the Global Goals book club and see how literature and sustainable development go hand in hand:
How many of the most famous books for children have you read? Use the checklist below and compare your score with your friends and family!https://www.listchallenges.com/100-best-childrens-books-of-all-time
Listen along with 20 different free audiobooks from the World Book Day “World of Stories” project: https://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/
Or, lose yourself on one of Audible’s free audiobooks for children, teenagers or adults:
Craft and create your own version of a book character and post them online. Tag @worldbookdayuk for a chance to be features on the World Book Day website or tag the BVIS Instagram and BVIS Creative Arts Instagram for a chance to be featured: https://www.worldbookday.com/fun-craft-favourite-characters/
Explore “The Ugly Truth Behind Children’s Books”, learn about the Bechdel test and how characters are written to either break or meet our expectations, and take part in “The Bookshelf Challenge” to see how many of your books use gender stereotypes:
Watch the Royal Shakespeare Company’s amazing and free production of the classic love tragedy Romeo and Juliet HERE
Take advantage of the amazing “Reading is Power” podcasts and understand how mighty the pen can be! https://www.worldbookdaysocial.com/podcasts/
See if you can be a “Reading Star” and complete the reading star challenges!
Bookmark 5.30pm on Friday the 5th of March and watch live events hosted by your favourite authors and actors. More information at https://www.worldbookdaysocial.com/share-a-story-live-digital-events/
Check out the Royal Shakespeare Company’s super creative series “Love in Isolation” HERE