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Watch Ed read from his bestselling book Max the Brave and follow the fearless kitten on the lookout for a mouse. Will Max the kitten find mouse? You will also enjoy a reading from Max and Bird and the friendship formed between kitten and bird. Be sure to have your pencils and paper at the ready to join in a draw-along with Ed and learn now to draw a Max the kitten of your own!
If you only do one thing
We know time is tight, so here is just one activity you could complete with your class before or after watching the broadcast.
Curious kitten HWB 1-07a, HWB 1-19a
In Max and Bird, Max helps bird learn how to fly. They visit the library and do some research, and practice and practice and finally it happens! Bird has learnt something new and Max has made a new friend. Use this as inspiration to learn something new with your class. It could be a new song, dance or game, or another new skill. Does anyone in the class have a skill they would ike to share with others? Encourage pupils to teach their peers a new skill or activity.
For shorter clips from this event visit the BBC Scotland Learning (this will open in a new window)website.
A transcript of this event is available to download.