Barnaby Bear at the seaside
Barnaby Bear is a television series starring Barnaby Bear and his friend Becky. Barnaby helps children to learn about the world around them by showing a video diary of his adventures.
In this episode, Barnaby at the Seaside - Barnaby Bear is at Poole beach. He talks to a lifeguard about the dangers of the sea and learns that red and yellow flags indicate whether it is safe to swim. Barnaby is invited to play with some children in an inflatable boat but he feels like relaxing so he has a sleep instead. When he wakes up, the children are drifting out to sea in their dinghy. Barnaby dials 999 and informs the coastguard. A lifeboat is launched from Poole lifeboat station and the children are rescued. Barnaby decides that boating can be dangerous as well as fun.
You can watch the episode here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qO0mu6YJW8
Below are some suggested activities:
Barnaby and Becky call his day at the seaside an ADVENTURE. Discuss with someone the following: Do you know what an adventure is? Have you ever been on adventure? Where did you go? What did you see? What happened? Was it fun? Was it scary?
Have you been to the seaside? What did you do? Use your five senses to discuss being at the seaside. -What did you see? What could you smell? How did it feel? What did you hear? What did you taste?
Chat about what a lifeguard is and what job they do. What types of jobs do you think lifeguards do?
Can you remember all the ways to stay safe at the beach that Barnaby told Becky about. Can you talk about them?
Barnaby stayed in a caravan went he went to the seaside. Have you ever stayed in a caravan? Perhaps you’ve stayed in a hotel. Discuss going on holiday. How did you get there? Where did you stay?
Can you remember our song that we sang in the first week? Don’t worry if you can't sing along here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcHyyuGjuk0
How many decodable words below can you spell?
a an as at if in is it of off on can dad had back and get big him his not got up mum but will see that for this now then down them look with too
How many tricky words can you spell?
the to I no go into you he we she me be all are my her put was
Challenge yourself to have a go at these words: How many do you know?
went it’s from children just help don’t old I’m by time house about your day made came make here saw very says our
Don’t forget Alphablocks:https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b01cz0p1/alphablocks
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What do we need to remember?
Finger spaces, sounds,
High Frequency Words, capital letters for names, full stops.
Diary entry: Barnaby had an eventful day at the seaside. Can you write all the things he did in a diary entry. There is a format below to help you.
You could write your own entry of what you did at the seaside if you prefer.
Barnaby and Becky call his day at the seaside an ADVENTURE. Have you ever been on adventure? Where did you go? What did you see? What happened? Was it fun? Was it scary? Tell us all about it in a few sentences.
Have you been to the seaside? What did you do? Use your five senses to write about being at the seaside. -What did you see? What could you smell? How did it feel? What did you hear? What did you taste?
Can you use these propositions in sentences? See below for examples.
above, across, behind, between, in, next to, on, under
Barnaby stayed in a caravan went he went to the seaside. Have you ever stayed in a caravan? Perhaps you’ve stayed in a hotel. Write about going on holiday. Where did you stay?
How did you travel to the seaside. Have you ever been on a plane or a big boat called a ferry. Can you write about travelling on holiday.
There is something wrong with these sentences. Can you write them out in your best handwriting and use the correct words, capital letters, full stops and spaces between words.
barnaby bear went to the seaside
he met some friends.
Theymade some sandcastles.
He saw children in a boat
Barnaby called 999 and the firenegine came.
Thechildren were safe
Don't forget to show us your lovely work. You know how excited we are to see it.