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Ricky's Backpack (FREE)

Topic: 1C Sorting and using materials

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Ricky has been invited to join a Fuchs Foundation expedition to the Antarctic with his teacher Lisa Wood. Ricky is the first puppet to go to Antarctica and Lisa is the first primary teacher to be chosen. This upd8 activity is part of a project relating to this adventure.
Ricky needs to decide what to take to Antarctica in his backpack. If you have a Ricky puppet from the Puppets Project (see web links), you could use it to introduce the problem.

In this activity children will help Ricky decide which materials will be good to keep him warm, dry and comfortable and what he needs to eat and drink to keep him alive and well.
To find out more about Fuchs Foundation expedition visit http://www.fuchsfoundation.org/
To find out more about the project, and get more involved, visit http://antarcticapuppet.primaryblogger.co.uk. Children can communicate their ideas to Ricky via this blog.

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