The heartwarming modern classic from the number one bestselling author and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Zog - perfect for sharing at Christmas. 'Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three.' But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Will he ever get back to the family tree in time for Christmas?
This storysack includes Stick Man board book, Stick Man soft toy, wooden Santa, wooden dog, wooden swan, plastic boat, three willow sticks and a cotton bag.
Storysacks support children's learning in the following ways:
- Provide exciting, enjoyable play experiences – which can be enjoyed anytime, any place, anywhere
- Spark an interest and enjoyment of books and reading that will last beyond their childhood years
- Promote early literacy, communication and speech development
- Stimulate sensory discovery and exploration, discussing difference in texture, colour, shape and size of the different objects
- Develop self confidence and social skills, when used one-to-one with child and adult
- Build on focus and attention & encourages active participation
- Allow an outlet for creative & self expression through child’s own pretend play with the story related resources & accessories – they can re-enact the story or even create their own puppet show for others to watch!
- Encourage reading together, co-operation, sharing and taking turns
- Opportunity for repetition of the use of the sacks as many times as desired, in doing so building children’s memory skills of the details/dialogue within the story itself and the characters
Product code: SSSM