Painting Poems is here!

Painting Poems by Julie Anna Douglas and illustrated by me is now here!

Click here to buy a copy and don’t forget to download the free activity sheets from this website.

We hope you enjoy the book and are inspired to create!

I’ll be posting more new worksheets, so keep watching this space.

Whiskers – Worksheet and Poem

‘Whiskers’ by Julie Anna Douglas from our book ‘Painting Poems’.

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What animal and insect sounds do you think the hare would hear early in the morning?

Download the worksheet here. 

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Copyright of the text belongs to Julie Anna Douglas. Copyright of the images belongs to Jools Wilson.  Please share, use, enjoy, but do not sell or otherwise infringe our copyright. Please credit the author/illustrator when quoting/sharing the text/images.

Underwater Collage

‘Underwater Collage’ by Julie Anna Douglas. Why not download the worksheet that accompanies this poem? Or get out your paints or pencils and some paper and make your own Underwater Collage?

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Click here to download the worksheet.

 

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Make your own collage fish.

 

IMG_4924You will need: Scissor, different types of paper, glue, pencil, pen, paint.

If you only have plain paper you can paint it with splashes and blobs of paint.

 

 

 

Cut out the fishes body shapes from patterned or coloured paper.IMG_4931  Cut out tail fin shapes from a different colour paper or tissue paper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glue the body shape to a background piece of paper. Draw or stick on fins. Draw the fishes faces with pencil or pen.

Colour the face and fins with paint, coloured pencils or felt tip pens.

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Create a sea full of colourful fish using as many different colours and papers as you can find.

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What other colourful sea creatures could you make using collage?

 

The Reading Dance – Worksheet

Another poem from the forthcoming book by Julie Anna Douglas. We hope you enjoy this and the accompanying free to download worksheet.

You can download the worksheet here.

You can follow Julie on Twitter here.

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Copyright of the text belongs to Julie Anna Douglas. Copyright of the images belongs to Jools Wilson.  Please share, use, enjoy, but do not sell or otherwise infringe our copyright. Please credit the author/illustrator when quoting/sharing the text/images.

Painting Poems – A Sneak Peek & Worksheet

Here is a peep at the children’s poetry book I’ve illustrated for Julie Anna Douglas. It’s full of lovely poems and pictures and I think it will also appeal to grown up children. We hope it will inspire you play with words and art.

Here is ‘The Dragon’s Eyes’

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We are planning a series of activity sheets to go with the book. They will be available to download FREE.  Here is a taster. What do you think are the rules for looking after a dragon?

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To download PDF of the worksheet click here.