For ages 4-8. "Norbert Nipkin" is a children's book about the magical realm of Nipkins and Zlogs. This activity package contains suggestions for bulletin board displays, biographies and pictures of the author and illustrator, and reproducible blackline masters for student activities such as paper-bag puppets. Also included are activity cards which may be mounted on bristol board and laminated. These activities may be used for whole group work, small activity centres or for independent work.
The teacher activity sheets in this package were prepared by Ruth Sidorchuk, a teacher and librarian for the Scarborough Board of Education. Drama suggestions for the classroom were prepared by Elaine Bandermann, a language consultant for the Scarborough Board of Education. Robert McConnell, the author of the Norbert Nipkin stories, is Co-ordinator of Modern Languages for the Scarborough Board of Education. He is also the authoer of more than 150 books in French as a second language. Steve Pilcher, who resides in Toronto, is a self-taught, award-winning illustrator.