Activities for "At the Beach"

In order to do these activities you should first read "At the Beach". It is available here in web form. There is also this PDF which is the corresponding worksheet activities to the book. I would encourage you to make up your own activities as you know your child best and their level of comprehension and reading.

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I. Name 5 things the author saw "at the beach"? Next to each word, draw a picture.

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II. When you go to the beach, what do you see?

1. When I go to the beach, I see _______________________

2. When I go to the beach, I see _______________________

3. When I go to the beach, I see _______________________

4. When I go to the beach, I see _______________________

5. When I go to the beach, I see _______________________

 

III. Can you name 5 things that are alive from "At the Beach"?

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IV. Things that are alive are called "living things". Can you name 5 things that do not breathe from "At the Beach" but are natural (Hint: e.g. rocks)?

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V. Can you name 5 things that humans have made from "At the Beach"? (Hint: e.g. flags)

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VI. Draw a line connecting words to their pictures.

1. Seagull          2. Rocks          3. Seaweed          4. Jellyfish         5. Flags           

 

VII. What is your favourite thing about going to the beach? Draw a scene.

 

VIII. Talk to someone you love about where you think sand comes from?

 

IX. What do you pack with you when you visit the beach?

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X. How is a beach or river or creek or dam similar or different to the Australian beach shown in "At the beach"?