Goldilocks and the three bears and how to make their houses!

Introducing Goldilocks  and the three bears and suggestions on how to make their houses .
Materials you will need:

  • A little cardboard box eg little cereal ones or a match box ( empty or with the matches heads cut off !) This activity will need adult supervision if using matchboxes. little raisin boxes are an alternative.
  • Card for the roof. Cut it slightly bigger than the house. It will overlap the box to look like rafters.
  • UHU or PVA glue,
  • Scissors
  • Coloured Card , paper, felt or material to decorate the roof and box, as well as make windows and a door
  • lace, sequins etc.

Use little coloured sticks to practice the 3 bear rhythm patterns ,

  • Mummy bear she walks like this- ta ta ta ta
  • Baby bear he runs like this – te te te te te te te te
  • Daddy bear he plods like this ta-a, ta-a, ta-a, ta-a

You can also make r

You can also make up rhythms with the sticks as well as rhythm cards as shown here.

Published by Poffley Education Resources

Christopher and Rebekka Poffley have been working as musicians, as performers and in education for many years. They have worked in schools and in the home education world. Here they share some of their experience and resources.

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