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Animated story about a safari park owner who sends a message to his assistant via the animals. A trail of Chinese whispers follows where each animal in turn passes the message on with errors. By the time it reaches the assistant, he knows exactly what is needed.
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3 November 2008

Classroom Ideas

This could be used to reinforce the need to listen carefully. Can the children identify different animals by their sounds? Play Chinese Whispers and see if you can get a short phrase round the group accurately. Sing cumulative songs where a new idea is added in every verse - a good way to remember the words.

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