Choose a quiet time for reading to your child, as in before a nap, bedtime, or after dinner. Choose a special place for family reading, like a comfortable chair or pillows piled on the floor. Let your child select the book for you to read aloud.
Then we used scissors to snip the ends to make it look fringed like a broom would look. Lastly, we added some extra details with the sharpie.
My daughter flew around and around the room on the broom while my 11 month old tried to catch her and steal the broom. Our last Room on the Broom inspired activity was to have a family ride on our own broom around the house!
We grabbed our real broom from the closet and all jumped on and rode it around the house. We each took turns riding separately too. When we all rode together there were lots of giggles.
The animated film is short- only 26 minutes The length was perfect for my 3-year-old daughter. We loved the images in the DVD and how the book came to life for us on screen! My daughter was quite scared of the dragon so needed me to cuddle with her when he showed upbut she was loved all of the other characters and wanted to watch this movie again and again.
In fact, on a recent long road trip, the Room on the Broom DVD was a movie that the kids really enjoyed watching and specially requested that we bring it!
I also loved the language and rhyming in the book and movie, so I didn't mind listening to it several times on our road trip. Have you read Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson? Have you watched the Room on the Broom film yet?
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