THE TRAIN RIDE book study - June Crebbin

THE TRAIN RIDE book study - June Crebbin
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A great resource pack to use with the story ‘The Train Ride’ by June Crebbin.

The pack includes:

Display resources

Banner- a long colourful banner for your display

Display border- a train track border for you to print out as many times as you need to use on a display board of any size

Characters- large coloured pictures of the characters in the story ‘The Train Ride’ to add to your display

Story words- as set of word cards with words relating to the story- great to add to your display or use on your writing area

Story questions- a set of decorated cards with questions about the story

Title poster- a decorative poster with title, author and illustrator on

Photos- colour photos of steam trains- great to add to your displays

Large colour train- create a long train for your wall with engine and carriages

Role play/ story props

Face masks- a set of coloured masks for retelling the story of ‘The Train Ride’ or for making up new stories

Puppets- coloured stick puppets to make

Sequencing pictures- pictures to sequence when retelling the story

Small world background- print out and use as backdrop for your train set


A4 word card- an A4 sized card with words and pictures about the story ‘The Train Ride- great to use when writing

A train shaped book to make- on each page the children can complete the sentence ‘I see a…’

Design a ticket- fill in the details on the train ticket

Worksheets- various worksheets including a book review, writing and drawing about a favourite part of the story, matching word to picture, filling in speech bubbles and writing initial sounds

Writing pages- four photocopiable sheets with borders for the children to write about the story or to include in your writing area

Alphabet line- a colourful alphabet line on hot air balloons


Sheep number line- a number line from 0-50 on cute sheep

Worksheets- add the numbers on the train carriages, fill in the missing numbers and count how many objects there are

Power points

The Train Ride- spot all the objects beginning with the letter ‘t’ as the train moves along and then see how many you can remember at the end!

A listening journey- click to hear the sounds on each page and guess what sounds they are

Art and craft

Puppets- colour and make your own puppets for retelling the story

Face masks- colour the face masks

Colouring pictures- various pictures to colour

Cut and assemble the train- cut out the simple train parts and assemble your own train

What do you see out of the window- draw a scene you might see on a train journey

Make a tunnel- make a tunnel to go over the train track on the worksheet

Games to make and play

Matching pairs- match the pictures for the story

Colour train bingo- cover the different coloured train engines on your board

Please note: The art work used in these resources has been produced by ourselves. It is not associated with, or endorsed by the authors or publishers of the story, or any related stories or products.
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