Yay4Play Cracker, the Lonely Crocodile
The Build-a-Book series is an innovative new way of reading - it's interactive and fun as children re-create the storyline out of bricks.
Cracker, the Lonely Crocodile, is a journey of friendship, courage and determination set around the adventures of Cracker, a loveable crocodile living at a picturesque lake.
As Cracker embarks on a journey from loneliness to being surrounded by friends, children are encouraged to bring the narrative to life using their building blocks.
What makes this Build-a-Book so unique?
- Each page of the book presents a new scene to build
- It immerses children in Cracker's world making them an integral part of his story.
- Stimulates imagination and creativity to interpret scenes in their own way.
It's not just about following Cracker's journey - it's about building it, brick by brick.
- Friendship: The story emphasizes the importance of friendship and companionship, teaching children about the value of relationships and social connections.
- Courage: Cracker's journey is a testament to courage. Children learn about facing challenges bravely and not being afraid of new experiences or situations.
- Determination: The narrative highlights the power of determination. Cracker's perseverance in his journey from loneliness to friendship teaches children about the importance of not giving up, no matter the obstacles.
- Empathy: As children follow and build Cracker's story, they learn about empathy. They understand Cracker's feelings of loneliness and his joy when he finds friends – all part of developing emotional intelligence.
What’s inside your kit?
- 28-page soft cover book with beautiful illustrations and rhyming instructions
- A base plate to recreate the storyline.
- 3 x Emotions bricks for social and emotional learning.
- Bricks, characters and animals to construct the story as you read along.