Who Can be a Superhero?

Today it is Toni Sian Williams, author and illustrator of ‘Who Can Be A Superhero?’ A Special story dedicated to our wonderful key workers. Toni has also written ‘The Ironbridge Ogre’ and illustrated ‘The Wrekin Giant’ using clay models and 2D drawing techniques.
Toni Sian Williams
Read a story- Who can be a superhero?
We are going to read a book about our very special key workers. Find out what their special superpowers are! 
Grown Ups: This is Toni’s latest children’s story featuring many different key workers celebrating the amazing work they do for us each and every day, throughout the lockdown and beyond. Think about the job roles featured in the story, support your child by coming up with various key worker roles that members of your own family may be doing. 
Drawing a Superhero!
Join Toni as she demonstrates drawing a superhero key worker, using pencil and felt tips. 
Grown Ups: This is Toni’s latest children’s story featuring many different key workers celebrating the amazing work they do for us each and every day, throughout the lockdown and beyond. Think about the job roles featured in the story, support your child by coming up with various key worker roles that members of your own family may be doing. 
Create a poem about your superhero
Now that you have drawn a fantastic superhero, lets write some rhyming words about your character.
Grown Ups: Support your child with rhyming words. Help them with specific words that may relate to their drawing, include describing words and rhyming words.  This activity supports your child with learning new words that rhyme. It will also aid children to learn to write descriptive text based on their own creation
Model making – Create a rainbow model to keep forever
Follow Toni’s step by step demonstration on how to make a model rainbow to keep forever.
Grown Ups: Support your child with using materials and step by step guidance following the video tutorial.   This activity supports artistic growth and helps them understand some of the simple techniques of model making.
Talk to your child about key worker jobs and why they are essential to our current situation. Also talk about what else people do to celebrate and thank our wonderful key workers. 
The Ironbridge Ogre
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