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10 expressive arts activities for any book

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Author/book resource, Get inspired, Reading culture
Programme: Authors Live, Book Week Scotland, Reading Schools, Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour
Language: English
Genre: Art
Age group: 6-8, 9-11, 12-14

The activities in this resource are linked to expressive arts and have been designed so that they can be used with almost any fiction text. The activities allow young people to express their thoughts, ideas and opinions about books through expressive arts and will encourage creativity in the classroom.

Using the expressive arts to engage with a fiction book is a great way to spark pupils imagination, and to support them to explore a book in a deeper and more personal way.

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