Happy Hunting

imageRead for RNIB Day and Walker Books are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury classic We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by organising their very own mass bear hunt. (We’re not afraid…)

The Biggest Ever Bear Hunt will take place on Tuesday 15th July and will consist of a reading lesson with renowned author Rosen.

This curriculum approved reading lesson – created by education specialist Yellow Door – will be suitable for ages three to seven. It will be fully accessible to children who are blind and partially sighted, so that they can join in the adventure too.

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On the day, over 1000 school children will come together at Charter Hall in Colchester in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record™ for the biggest reading lesson.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – which lends itself to boisterous reading and dramatic action – is the perfect choice for a big group to enjoy together.

Everyone can join in the fun via a web stream of the event which will be broadcast live at http://www.jointhebearhunt.com/rnib (also available on demand after the event).

In order to take part, children and their teddy bear friends are asked to donate £1 each. Sign up your intrepid bear hunters here: http://readforrnib.org.uk/fundraise/join-bear-hunt/bear-hunt-registration-form/

All proceeds will go to Read for RNIB Day to support the RNIB’s vital work. You can find out more about what they do here http://readforrnib.org.uk/about/rnib/.

Calling all schools, nurseries, mums and dads.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. Are you coming?

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